Ulvin 500 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Ulvin Tablet

Ulvin 500 Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Ulvin Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness

How to use Ulvin 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. Ulvin 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ulvin Tablet works

Ulvin 500 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungi by preventing fungal cell division.

Ulvin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Ulvin 500 Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Ulvin 500 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Ulvin 500 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ulvin 500 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Ulvin 500 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ulvin 500 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function test may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Ulvin 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ulvin 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ulvin 500 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function test may be advised while the patient is taking this medicine.

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Expert Advice

  • Ulvin 500 Tablet is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, nails, scalp or hair, when other medicines have failed to clear up the infection or are not appropriate.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food to help your body absorb the medicine.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Ulvin 500 Tablet may cause dizziness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Ulvin 500 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, and headaches.
  • It can make you more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
  • It can make birth control pills less effective. Use an additional method of contraception while taking Ulvin 500 Tablet.
  • Do not take Ulvin 500 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ulvin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): E Gen, Choice
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Feofer
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vagimoist
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Lanadiol
LIFE-THREATENING
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sofarin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ulvin

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
Homeopathy
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
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FAQs

Q. Is Ulvin safe?

Ulvin is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Ulvin over the counter?

No,Ulvin is available with doctor's prescription only

Q. Is Ulvin an antibiotic/steroid/fungicidal?

Ulvin is fungicidal and not an antibiotic/steroid

Q. Is griseofulvin a sulfa drug/contain sulfa (sulphur)/penicillin?

No,griseofulvin is not a sulfa drug. Neither it contain sulfa nor penicillin

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with griseofulvin?

Yes,but taking other medicines may alter the effects of griseofulvin. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Ulvin treat candida/ringworm?

Ulvin is used to treat ringworm. However it is ineffective to treat candida

Q. Does Ulvin need to be refrigerated?

No,Ulvin does not require refrigeration.Store it at room temperature away from heat

Q. Does Ulvin cause hair loss?

No,Ulvin does not cause hair loss.However consult your doctor if you experience such side effect.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Jan 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
305-307, Ansal Imperial Tower, C Block Community Centre, Naraina Vihar, New Delhi-110028, India
MRP
120
10 tablets in 1 strip
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