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Onecan 150 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Onecan Tablet

Onecan 150 Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Onecan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Liver dysfunction
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

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

How Onecan Tablet works

Onecan 150 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Onecan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Onecan 150 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Onecan 150 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
Onecan 150 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.
Onecan 150 Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Onecan 150 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 Onecan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Onecan 150 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Onecan 150 Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Onecan 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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FAQs

Q. What is Onecan used for?

Onecan 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>Onecan 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 Onecan be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?

Onecan 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 Onecan also.

Q. Can Onecan be taken with azithromycin?

Yes, Onecan 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.

Q. Can Onecan cause hair loss?

Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Onecan. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Onecan.

Q. Is Onecan a steroid?

Onecan is not a steroid. Onecan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Is Onecan an antibiotic?

Onecan is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.

Q. Is Onecan safe?

Onecan is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Onecan fungistatic or fungicidal?

Onecan 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.

Q. Is Onecan over the counter (OTC)?

Onecan is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Onecan with ciprofloxacin?

Onecan 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 Onecan with metronidazole?

Onecan 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 Onecan with probiotics?

Onecan 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 Onecan with clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin and Onecan 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 Onecan with omeprazole?

Onecan 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 Onecan with citalopram?

Onecan 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 Onecan with cetirizine?

Onecan 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 Onecan with erythromycin?

Use of Onecan 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 Onecan and erythromycin is not recommended at all.

Q. Can I take Onecan with nitrofurantoin?

Onecan 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.

Q. Does Onecan work?

Onecan works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Onecan treat bacterial vaginosis?

Onecan does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Onecan 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 Onecan treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?

Onecan 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.

Q. Does Onecan make you tired?

Onecan can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Onecan as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Onecan can affect your liver.

Q. Does Onecan contain penicillin?

Onecan does not contain penicillin. Onecan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Does Onecan have sulfa in it?

Onecan does not contain sulfur. Onecan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Does Onecan treat chlamydia?

Onecan does not treat Chlamydia. Onecan is used for the treatment of fungal infections.

Q. Can I take Onecan for yeast infection?

Onecan 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.

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