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Onabet V1 Tablet VT

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Introduction

Onabet V1 Tablet VT is an antifungal medication that treats vaginal infections. It works by killing the fungi in the vaginal by destroying their cell membrane.

Onabet V1 Tablet VT is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is best to use it at night time for better results.  Do not use the medicine for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 3 days of treatment. The affected area should be clean before using the medicine. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better.

On application, you may experience burning sensation in your vagina. This is temporary and usually resolve with time. If it bother you or does not go away, let your doctor know.

Do not take it if you are pregnant or could become pregnant unless your doctor has told you to. It makes condoms and diaphragm less effective, ask your doctor about effective birth control methods.

Uses of Onabet Tablet VT

Benefits of Onabet Tablet VT

In Fungal infections of vagina

Onabet V1 Tablet VT is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat infections caused by fungi in adults. It works by stopping the growth of fungi to relieve the symptoms you may have and clear the infection. This medicine provides relief from pain and itching and reduces discharge. Continue using the medicine for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone. This will prevent the infection from coming back.

Side effects of Onabet Tablet VT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Onabet

  • Vaginal burning sensation

How to use Onabet Tablet VT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Lie on your back and gently insert the tablet into the vagina as mentioned in the label. It is best to use it just before bedtime.

How Onabet Tablet VT works

Onabet V1 Tablet VT is an antifungal medication which treats vaginal infections. It works by killing the fungi inside the vaginal tract by destroying their cell membrane. This reduces burning, itching, and discharge that may occur in with these infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Onabet V1 Tablet VT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Onabet V1 Tablet VT is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick tips

  • Onabet V1 Tablet VT helps treat vaginal fungal infections. It reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge.
  • It is inserted into the vagina using an applicator, usually at night before going to bed.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • It can damage condoms and diaphragms and make them ineffective at preventing pregnancy. Ask your doctor about other suitable methods of preventing pregnancy.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve after 3 days, lasts more than 7 days or if the infection returns within two months.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Imidazole Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Fungal ergosterol synthesis inhibitor

Interaction with drugs

Taking Onabet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Fungal infections Always itching Tel me some medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Onabet cream twice a day for
Fungal infections on thigh ittching
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Onabet cream twice a day meanwhile visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
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FAQs

Q. What is Onabet V1 Tablet VT used for?

Onabet V1 Tablet VT is used to treat tinea pedis (athlete's foot; fungal infection of the skin on the feet and between the toes). It belongs to a class of medications called imidazoles that work by slowing the growth of fungi that cause infection. This helps in relieving the symptoms of the fungal infection such as itching, redness, etc.

Q. Is Onabet V1 Tablet VT safe?

Onabet V1 Tablet VT is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Can I stop using Onabet V1 Tablet VT when I feel better?

No, do not stop using Onabet V1 Tablet VT without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Onabet V1 Tablet VT?

Before starting treatment with Onabet V1 Tablet VT, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. What should I tell my doctor before starting treatment with Onabet V1 Tablet VT?

Before starting treatment with Onabet V1 Tablet VT, tell your doctor if you have any other health problems, like kidney or liver-related issues. This is because certain medical conditions may affect your treatment and you may even need dose modifications. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are planning a baby, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. Is Onabet V1 Tablet VT a steroid?

No. Onabet V1 Tablet VT is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine that helps to treat infections caused by fungus.

Q. Is Onabet V1 Tablet VT effective?

Onabet V1 Tablet VT is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Onabet V1 Tablet VT too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
Country of origin: India

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