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Monocan 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Monocan 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Monocan 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Monocan Tablet

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Uses of Monocan Tablet

Monocan 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Monocan Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Monocan Tablet

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 150mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Monocan Tablet works

Monocan 150mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Monocan Tablet

Expert advice for Monocan Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Monocan to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Monocan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Monocan Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Monocan 150mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Monocan 150mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Monocan 150mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Monocan 150mg Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Monocan 150mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of Monocan Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Monocan 150mg Tablet, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Monocan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fluconazole

Monocan is an antifungal drug, used for the treatment of many fungal infections like Cryptococcal meningitis (fungal infection in the brain), Coccidioidomycosis (a disease of the lungs), infections caused by Candida, found in the blood stream, body organs (e.g. heart, lungs) or urinary tract, mucosal thrush (infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat and denture sore mouth), genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis, skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection.<br>Monocan capsules can also be used to stop cryptococcal meningitis, mucosal thrush, vaginal thrush from coming back and to stop you from getting an infection caused by Candida (if your immune system is weak and not working properly).
Q. Can Monocan be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Monocan has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of OCPs), it can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Talk to your doctor if you are taking birth control pills and you have been asked to take Monocan also.
Q. Can Monocan be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Monocan can be safely taken with azithromycin. A combination kit with agents of the similar class is available for vaginal infections. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your conditions.
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Monocan. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Monocan.
Monocan is not a steroid. Monocan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Monocan is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Monocan is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Monocan is primarily fungistatic (inhibits the growth of fungus), however it may be fungicidal (kills fungus) against certain organisms in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.
Monocan is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Monocan with ciprofloxacin?
Monocan can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Monocan with metronidazole?
Monocan can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Monocan with probiotics?
Monocan can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Monocan with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Monocan both increase QT interval (abnormal heart rate). It can increase the level of clarithromycin by decreasing its breakdown, further increasing the chances of an abnormal heart rhythm. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Monocan with omeprazole?
Monocan can increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Monocan with citalopram?
Monocan can increase the level or effect of citalopram by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Monocan with cetirizine?
Monocan can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Monocan with erythromycin?
Use of Monocan and erythromycin at the same time has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity (harmful to heart) and consequently sudden heart death. Co-administration of Monocan and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Monocan with nitrofurantoin?
Monocan can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Monocan works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Monocan treat bacterial vaginosis?
Monocan does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Monocan is used to treat infection of the vagina caused by Candida (a fungal infection). If you think you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis, please consult your doctor as treatment should be started after the diagnosis of your infection (whether it is fungal or bacterial).
Q. Does Monocan treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Monocan is used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Candida. UTI can be caused by bacteria also. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.
Monocan can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Monocan as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Monocan can affect your liver.
Monocan does not contain penicillin. Monocan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Monocan does not contain sulfur. Monocan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Monocan does not treat Chlamydia. Monocan is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Monocan is used to treat infections caused by fungi and can be used to help you from getting a candidal (yeast) infection. If you think you are suffering from a yeast infection, please consult your doctor as it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Monocan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Monocan with Paliperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD
Monocan with Silodosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silotime, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief
Monocan with Doxazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Monocan with Flupenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Fluanxol, Spenzo, Anxiset
Monocan with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Monocan with Eplerenone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus
Monocan with Fluphenazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Monazine, Prolinate
Monocan with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist
Monocan with Prazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend
Monocan with Penfluridol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Monocan with Nicergoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion
Monocan with Tamsulosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Monocan with Chlorpromazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor, Chlorotame, Zinetil, CPZ
Monocan with Sulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Monocan with Pimozide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Monocan with Blonanserin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Monocan with Phenoxybenzamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Monocan with Iloperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure
Monocan with Alfuzosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo
Monocan with Bosentan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas
Monocan with Quetiapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Monocan with Levosulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo, Micropride, Levazeo, Levogastrol, Tilpride, Levogut
Monocan with Terazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress
Monocan with Aripiprazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aripiprazole: Arifril, Arpizol, Aripicad, Aridus, Asprito MT, Aria, Apz, Aripiren, Arzu, Arpit, Aripra
Monocan with Clozapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Monocan with Thioridazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent
Monocan with Loxapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxacon, Loxapax, Loxpin, Loxacalm C
Monocan with Trifluoperazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Espazine, Siquil
Monocan with Tolterodine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tolterodine: Tolcontin, Detrusitol, Terol, Tolu, Urotel, Terol LA, Uridin, Flochek
Monocan with Zotepine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Monocan with Naftopidil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil
Monocan with Haloperidol
LIFE-THREATENING
Monocan with Lercanidipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Monocan with Risperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Monocan with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Monocan with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla, Azikam, Azisara, Azispan, Azyxin, Macroazi, Nodycin, Azidew, Verzit, Zybact, Actiz, Azm, Jocin, Zeethrom, Rithral, Agthro, Suprozith, Ventrox DS, Zithromycin, Azibac, Azicron, Lazithro, Azimac, Dizithro, Aziwell
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