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Zocon 150 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Zocon Tablet

Zocon 150 Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

Zocon Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Liver dysfunction
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

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

How Zocon Tablet works

Zocon 150 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Zocon Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Zocon 150 Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zocon 150 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Zocon 150 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Zocon 150 Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Zocon 150 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.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

What if you miss a dose of Zocon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zocon 150 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zocon 150 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zocon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zocon

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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. What is Zocon used for?

Zocon 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>Zocon 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 Zocon be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?

Zocon 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 Zocon also.

Q. Can Zocon be taken with azithromycin?

Yes, Zocon 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 Zocon cause hair loss?

Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Zocon. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Zocon.

Q. Is Zocon a steroid?

Zocon is not a steroid. Zocon belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Is Zocon an antibiotic?

Zocon is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.

Q. Is Zocon safe?

Zocon is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Zocon fungistatic or fungicidal?

Zocon 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 Zocon over the counter (OTC)?

Zocon is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Zocon with ciprofloxacin?

Zocon 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 Zocon with metronidazole?

Zocon 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 Zocon with probiotics?

Zocon 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 Zocon with clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin and Zocon 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 Zocon with omeprazole?

Zocon 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 Zocon with citalopram?

Zocon 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 Zocon with cetirizine?

Zocon 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 Zocon with erythromycin?

Use of Zocon 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 Zocon and erythromycin is not recommended at all.

Q. Can I take Zocon with nitrofurantoin?

Zocon 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.

Q. Does Zocon work?

Zocon works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Zocon treat bacterial vaginosis?

Zocon does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Zocon 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 Zocon treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?

Zocon 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 Zocon make you tired?

Zocon can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Zocon as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Zocon can affect your liver.

Q. Does Zocon contain penicillin?

Zocon does not contain penicillin. Zocon belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Does Zocon have sulfa in it?

Zocon does not contain sulfur. Zocon belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q. Does Zocon treat chlamydia?

Zocon does not treat Chlamydia. Zocon is used for the treatment of fungal infections.

Q. Can I take Zocon for yeast infection?

Zocon 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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FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
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