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Monocan 200 mg Capsule

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Monocan 200 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Monocan 200 mg Capsule

MRP
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₹19.6/Capsule
4 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Monocan Capsule

Uses of Monocan Capsule

Monocan 200 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 200 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 200 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 200 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 200 mg Capsule.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Monocan 200 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 200 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 200 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 200 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Monocan 200 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?uses

If you miss a dose of Monocan 200 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

Frequently asked questions about Monocan Capsule

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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 Eplerenone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Monocan with Iloperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Monocan with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz, Cilotab
Monocan with Tolterodine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tolterodine: Tolcontin, Detrusitol, Terol, Tolu, Urotel, Uridin, Flochek, Torq, Concyst, Urodine, Tolgress, Tolstat
Monocan with Flupenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Flupenthixol: Pnxol, Anxiset, Nupex
Monocan with Doxazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Monocan with Zuclopenthixol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Monocan with Ergotamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap
Monocan with Loxapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Loxapine: Loxaris, Loxacon, Loxapax, Enipaxol, Loxpin, Loxacalm C, Loxapac, Loxapac C
Monocan with Asenapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
Monocan with Bosentan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas, Pulvance
Monocan with Zotepine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zotepine: Sirilept
Monocan with Clozapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Monocan with Alfuzosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Monocan with Nicergoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Monocan with Silodosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief, Silofast
Monocan with Terazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Monocan with Thioridazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Thioridazine: R Zin, T Zine, Thioril, Tridaz, Multizine, Ridazin, Delnil, Thiolent, Zeneril, Sychozine, Psyril, Melleril, Tensaril, Repoise
Monocan with Blonanserin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Monocan with Sulpiride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Monocan with Paliperidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Monocan with Phenoxybenzamine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Monocan with Prazosin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Monocan with Ziprasidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ziprasidone: Zipris
Monocan with Lercanidipine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Monocan with Tiapride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tiapride: Tiaprex
Monocan with Pimozide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
Monocan with Fluphenazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluphenazine: Medipax, Monazine, Prolinate, Flupez
Monocan with Chlorpromazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Monocan with Naftopidil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Monocan with Ebastine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist
Monocan with Penfluridol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Monocan with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin
Monocan with Trifluoperazine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trifluoperazine: Selocalm, Shicalm, Trazine, Relicalm, Trikozin
Monocan with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Monocan with Zopiclone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zopiclone: Zopicon, Zeclone, Zonap
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