Syscan 150mg Capsule

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Composition for Syscan 150mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Syscan Capsule

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Uses of Syscan Capsule

Syscan 150mg Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Syscan Capsule

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

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How to use Syscan 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Syscan 150mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Syscan Capsule works

Syscan 150mg capsule stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Syscan Capsule

Expert advice for Syscan Capsule

  • Do not start or continue fluconazole and consult your doctor, If you are pregnant, suspect you might be pregnant or are breast feeding.
  • do not start or continue fluconazole and consult your doctor, If you have penile sores, ulcers or blisters or if you have an abnormal penile discharge (leakage), if you have pain on passing urine or if your penis has started to smell (odor).
  • Consult your doctor if the symptoms have not been relieved within one week of taking fluconazole.
  • Do not take alcohol while you are having this medication.
  • If you're on birth control pills, Fluconazole can make them less effective. Consider using another method (condoms, diaphragms) along with the pills.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Syscan 150mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Syscan 150mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Syscan 150mg Capsule 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Syscan 150mg Capsule 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Syscan 150mg Capsule may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Syscan 150mg Capsule 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.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet, Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Minipress XL 2.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fluconazole, 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 for Syscan 150mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Fluconazole

Syscan 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>Syscan 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 Syscan be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Syscan 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 Syscan also.
Q. Can Syscan be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Syscan 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 Syscan. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Syscan.
Syscan is not a steroid. Syscan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Syscan is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Syscan is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Syscan 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.
Syscan is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Syscan with ciprofloxacin?
Syscan 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 Syscan with metronidazole?
Syscan 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 Syscan with probiotics?
Syscan 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 Syscan with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Syscan 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 Syscan with omeprazole?
Syscan 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 Syscan with citalopram?
Syscan 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 Syscan with cetirizine?
Syscan 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 Syscan with erythromycin?
Use of Syscan 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 Syscan and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Syscan with nitrofurantoin?
Syscan 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.
Syscan works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Syscan treat bacterial vaginosis?
Syscan does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Syscan 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 Syscan treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Syscan 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.
Syscan can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Syscan as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Syscan can affect your liver.
Syscan does not contain penicillin. Syscan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Syscan does not contain sulfur. Syscan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Syscan does not treat Chlamydia. Syscan is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Syscan 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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