Siditra is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, eyes, nails, vagina and other internal organs.
Siditra is an anti-fungal antibiotic. It is useful in treating infections caused by fungi, but not by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
Yes, Siditra is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
No, Siditra is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which belongs to the class of triazoles.
Q. Is Siditra stronger than fluconazole?
Siditra 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 Siditra with paracetamol?
There are no known drug interactions between Siditra and paracetamol if taken together. However, interaction can occur. Consult your doctor about all medications that you are currently taking before starting Siditra.
Q. Can I take Siditra with amoxicillin or penicillin?
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Siditra when taken with amoxicillin or penicillin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.
There are no known interactions of Siditra with oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor if you are asked to take Siditra and you are already taking oral contraceptives.
Yes, Siditra is used to treat ringworm (known as dermatophytoses e.g. tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea manuum).
An increase in blood pressure has been seen with Siditra 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 Siditra.
Yes, Siditra can rarely cause erectile dysfunction (erection problems). Please consult your doctor if you experience this problem.
Weight gain has not been reported as an adverse effect with Siditra. However, if you experience unexpected weight gain with Siditra, this could be an indication of an underlying heart problem. Consult your doctor immediately as Siditra can make your heart problem worse.
No, Siditra is not a sulfa drug. It is an azole derivative antifungal medicine.
Drowsiness (feeling sleepy) has not been reported as a side effect of Siditra. However, in case you feel very sleepy while taking Siditra, you must consult your doctor. Dizziness (feeling of fainting) has been reported as a side effect with Siditra
Hair loss (alopecia) is reported as a side effect of Siditra in the postmarketing studies. Please consult your doctor in case you experience hair loss while taking Siditra.
Yes, Siditra 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.
Yes, Siditra does work for the nail fungus known as dermatophytoses (tinea unguium). Consult your doctor before starting Siditra 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.
No, Siditra does not have penicillin in it.
Siditra does not make you tired. In case you feel very tired while taking Siditra, 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.
There are no clinically observed drug interactions between Siditra when taken with aspirin. Please talk to your doctor in case you are taking the two medicines together.