Ultican 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Ultican 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ultican Tablet

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Uses of Ultican Tablet

Ultican 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Ultican Tablet

Common

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

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

How Ultican Tablet works

Ultican 150mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Ultican Tablet

Expert advice for Ultican Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ultican to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Ultican Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ultican Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ultican 150mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ultican 150mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Ultican 150mg 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Ultican 150mg Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ultican 150mg 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.
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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, Azibey 200mg Suspension

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 about Ultican Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fluconazole

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