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Monocan 100 mg Capsule

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Monocan 100 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Monocan 100 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Monocan Capsule

Uses of Monocan Capsule

Monocan 100 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections. It is used to treat fungal infections of the mouth or vagina (thrush), skin and other parts of the body such as finger and toenails.

Monocan Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Monocan are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

How to use Monocan Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Monocan 100 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
If you are taking oral solution, it should be taken one hour before any food or drink.

How Monocan Capsule works

Monocan 100 mg Capsule is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Monocan Capsule

Expert advice for Monocan Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Monocan 100 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take it with any heartburn medications - especially proton pump inhibitors and H2 blockers.
  • Requires an acidic pH for absorption. Hence, take it with a full meal for best results.
  • Notify your doctor if you have taken steroids recently.
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Monocan Capsule related warnings

Special precautions for Monocan Capsule
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Monocan 100 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Monocan 100 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Monocan 100 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Monocan 100 mg Capsule can sometimes cause dizziness, blurred/double vision or hearing loss. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Monocan 100 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Monocan 100 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Monocan Capsule?

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If you miss a dose of Monocan 100 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Monocan

I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
ring like lesions in the groin area spreading to surrounding areas. Severe pruritis. Have a tendency to sweat in profuse manner
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
There is a kind of patch on my inner thigh which itches and is not going away for more than a week now despite applying itch guard on it daily. Please suggest an alternative medication. There is one new soft patch today where skin is not chapped yet.PS I just thought to use abzorb powder after sending this message since it felt moist down there. Now going to apply an ice pack as a remedy for the first time
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Don't use all such treatment, this is fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
I have cracks on tip of my penis I have diabetes. I applied ointment clindamysin phosphate gel.recommended by my family phycian. For last 10 day.I could not pull back foreskin
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections, you need to visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
What kind of disease is this is this any kind of infection.should I worry about it I'm currently taking HHSALIC oilment for this will it be OK.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
This is the kind of fungal infections this increase in size due to scratching. First of all avoid scratching this. Keep the area dry. Maintain good hygiene.along with this you can take: Silicea 30, Dilution, ADELDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 1 times a day.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Silicea.0/Standard
Having diabetes for more than 6 yrs nowadays if sugar levels raises there were wounds in the tip of the penus and also the fungal infections pls help. My sugar levels pp 160-180 and after meals 220 - 290
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:For Diabetes: RECKEWEG - R40 - DIABETES DROPSDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in half cup of water before meals. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/Diabetes/products/R40-DIABETES-DROPS/Standard2. Thuja 30, dilutionDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water 3 times a day.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Thuja.0/StandardAlong with this start exercise morning and evening for atleast 30 to 40 minutes per day.Include fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet.Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 liters per day.Take small meals, don't take heavy meals.Avoid fried food or junk food.Try to reduce the Weight

Frequently asked questions about Monocan Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Itraconazole
Q. What is Monocan used for?
Monocan is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Q. Is Monocan an antibiotic?
Monocan is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Q. Is Monocan safe?
Yes, Monocan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Monocan a steroid?
No, Monocan is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is Monocan stronger than fluconazole?
Monocan is effective against a much wider range of fungal infections as compared to fluconazole. However, both drugs are equally effective and safe if used for same infections.
Q. Can I take Monocan with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between Monocan and paracetamol if taken together. However, interaction can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting Monocan.
Q. Can I take Monocan with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Monocan when taken with amoxicillin or penicillin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Monocan affect the action of oral contraceptives (birth control pills)?
There are no known interactions of Monocan with oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take Monocan and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Q. Does Monocan treat ringworm (dermatophytoses)?
Yes, Monocan is used to treat ringworm (known as dermatophytoses e.g. tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea manuum).
Q. Does Monocan cause an increase in blood pressure?
An increase in blood pressure has been seen with Monocan in some studies. However, this is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have a history of high blood pressure or you are experiencing high blood pressure after taking Monocan.
Q. Does Monocan cause erectile dysfunction?
Yes, Monocan can rarely cause erectile dysfunction (erection problems). Please consult your doctor if you experience this problem.
Q. Does Monocan cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as an adverse effect with Monocan. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with Monocan, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as Monocan can make your heart problem worse.
Q. Is Monocan a sulfa drug?
No, Monocan is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Q. Does Monocan cause drowsiness (feeling sleepy)?
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of Monocan. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking Monocan, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with Monocan
Q. Does Monocan cause hair loss?
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of Monocan in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking Monocan.
Q. Does Monocan kill candida?
Yes, Monocan has been shown to be active against candida and is indicated for the treatment of the infections caused by candida. It is indicated for the treatment of oropharyngeal candidasis.
Q. Does Monocan work for nail fungus (dermatophytoses)?
Yes, Monocan does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting Monocan for any infection and you must take the medicine for as long as it is prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop the medicine until told by your doctor.
Q. Does Monocan have penicillin in it?
No, Monocan does not have penicillin in it.
Q. Does Monocan make you tired?
Monocan does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking Monocan, please talk to your doctor immediately as it may be due to an underlying liver problem or a heart condition with fluids in your lungs.
Q. Can I take Monocan with aspirin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Monocan when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.

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Taking Monocan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Monocan with Pimozide
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Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep
Monocan with Quetiapine
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Medicines with composition Quetiapine: Quitsun, Qutec
Monocan with Loxapine
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Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris
Monocan with Carbamazepine
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Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep
Monocan with Aripiprazole
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Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril
Monocan with Haloperidol
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Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil
Monocan with Amisulpride
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Medicines with composition Amisulpride: Stozen
Monocan with Olanzapine
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Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac
Monocan with Clozapine
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Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin
Monocan with Ziprasidone
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Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
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