Medicine Overview of Zefun Tablet
Side Effects of Zefun are Headache, Rash, Vomiting, Liver dysfunction, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Zefun 150 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Zefun 150 mg Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Zefun Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Zefun 150 mg 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.
Zefun Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zefun 150 mg Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zefun 150 mg 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.
Zefun 150 mg 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Zefun 150 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Zefun 150 mg 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.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Zefun 150 mg 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.
Questions Related to Zefun
I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
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
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.
ring like lesions in the groin area spreading to surrounding areas. Severe pruritis. Have a tendency to sweat in profuse manner
Dr. Atul Jain
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
There is a kind of patch on my inner thigh which itches and is not going away for more than a week now despite applying itch guard on it daily. Please suggest an alternative medication. There is one new soft patch today where skin is not chapped yet.PS I just thought to use abzorb powder after sending this message since it felt moist down there. Now going to apply an ice pack as a remedy for the first time
Dr. Atul Jain
Don't use all such treatment, this is fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
I have cracks on tip of my penis I have diabetes. I applied ointment clindamysin phosphate gel.recommended by my family phycian. For last 10 day.I could not pull back foreskin
Dr. Atul Jain
You are having fungal infections, you need to visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
What kind of disease is this is this any kind of infection.should I worry about it I'm currently taking HHSALIC oilment for this will it be OK.
Dr. Manju Singh
This is the kind of fungal infections this increase in size due to scratching. First of all avoid scratching this. Keep the area dry. Maintain good hygiene.along with this you can take: Silicea 30, Dilution, ADELDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 1 times a day.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Silicea.0/Standard
Having diabetes for more than 6 yrs nowadays if sugar levels raises there were wounds in the tip of the penus and also the fungal infections pls help. My sugar levels pp 160-180 and after meals 220 - 290
Dr. Manju Singh
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:For Diabetes: RECKEWEG - R40 - DIABETES DROPSDosage: 3 times daily 15 drops in half cup of water before meals. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/Diabetes/products/R40-DIABETES-DROPS/Standard2. Thuja 30, dilutionDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water 3 times a day.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Thuja.0/StandardAlong with this start exercise morning and evening for atleast 30 to 40 minutes per day.Include fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet.Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 liters per day.Take small meals, don't take heavy meals.Avoid fried food or junk food.Try to reduce the Weight
Frequently asked questions about Zefun Tablet
Q. What is Zefun used for?
Zefun 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>Zefun 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 Zefun be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Zefun 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 Zefun also.
Q. Can Zefun be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Zefun 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 Zefun cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Zefun. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Zefun.
Zefun is not a steroid. Zefun belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Is Zefun an antibiotic?
Zefun is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Zefun is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zefun fungistatic or fungicidal?
Zefun 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 Zefun over the counter (OTC)?
Zefun is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zefun with ciprofloxacin?
Zefun 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 Zefun with metronidazole?
Zefun 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 Zefun with probiotics?
Zefun 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 Zefun with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Zefun 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 Zefun with omeprazole?
Zefun 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 Zefun with citalopram?
Zefun 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 Zefun with cetirizine?
Zefun 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 Zefun with erythromycin?
Use of Zefun 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 Zefun and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Zefun with nitrofurantoin?
Zefun 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.
Zefun works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Zefun treat bacterial vaginosis?
Zefun does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Zefun 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 Zefun treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Zefun 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 Zefun make you tired?
Zefun can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Zefun as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Zefun can affect your liver.
Q. Does Zefun contain penicillin?
Zefun does not contain penicillin. Zefun belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Zefun have sulfa in it?
Zefun does not contain sulfur. Zefun belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Zefun treat chlamydia?
Zefun does not treat Chlamydia. Zefun is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Q. Can I take Zefun for yeast infection?
Zefun 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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