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Canditral 100mg Strip Of 4 Capsules

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4 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Canditral Capsule is used to treat fungal and yeast infections of various parts of the body such as skin, mouth, nails, feet, hands, etc. It contains itraconazole as an active ingredient. Canditral is...
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ContainsItraconazole(100.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infections
Side effectsHeadache, stomach discomfort, feeling sick, vomiting, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Canditral 100 MG

Fungal and yeast infection.

Contraindications of Canditral 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to itraconazole, other similar medicines, or any other ingredient of Canditral Capsule.
  • If you have liver problems or heart-related disorders like irregular heartbeats.
  • If you are pregnant or planning for a baby.

Side effects of Canditral 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Feeling sick
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Common cold
  • Cough
  • Irregular periods
  • Constipation
  • Gas

Precautions and Warnings of Canditral 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Canditral Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Canditral Capsule must not be taken by pregnant women. If consumed during pregnancy it increases the risk of foetal harm including severe birth defects when consumed during pregnancy at high doses. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Canditral Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid Canditral Capsule while breastfeeding as it is known to pass into the mother's milk and affects the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Canditral Capsule?
A:
Canditral Capsule is not known to interfere with the driving ability of an individual. The side effects like dizziness and loss of hearing have been experienced while using this medicine. If you notice the symptoms, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Canditral Capsule?
A:
This medicine does not interact with alcohol. Take the doctor's advice.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You had or have liver or kidney disease, a heart disorder of irregular rhythm, abnormal electrolyte levels in the blood or adrenal dysfunction.
  • You suffer from shortness of breath, unexpected weight gain, swollen legs or stomach, tired stop taking this medicine as there may be signs of heart failure.

Mode of Action of Canditral 100 MG

How Does It Work?

It is effective against yeast and fungi infections because of its action against their cell membrane. Itraconazole blocks the formation of the cell membrane in fungus or yeast by inhibiting the enzyme...
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Directions for Use of Canditral 100 MG

  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Take with meals to gain optimal benefits. Take Canditral as prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Canditral 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to reduce the acidity when used concomitantly with Canditral Capsule may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Their use together must be avoided. If the use of antacids is unavoi...
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  • Concomitant use of antibiotics like isoniazid, rifabutin, rifampicin, a medicine used to reduce fits like carbamazepine, antiviral medicines like efavirenz, herbs like St. John's Wort with Canditral C...
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  • Antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin and Antiviral medicines like ritonavir when used together with Canditral Capsule tend to increase the effectiveness of this medicine and may increase the...
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  • Discuss with the doctor regarding medication or herbal supplement that you take while taking this medicine to avoid interactions.

Storage and disposal of Canditral 100 MG

  • Store at room temperature, away from excess heat and moisture.
  • Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Canditral 100 MG

Overdose

Excess of Canditral Capsule may cause irregular heartbeat, fits, headache, stomach pain, nausea and vomiting. If you have taken too much of Canditral Capsule, contact the doctor or visit the nearest h...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Canditral a steroid?

A: No, Canditral is not a steroid. It contains itraconazole as an active ingredient that belongs to the anti-fungal group of medicines. It is effective for treating various fungal infections.

Q: Is Canditral Capsule good for ringworm?

A: Yes, Canditral Capsule can be used to treat ringworm infection. It is a type of fungal infection of the skin and nails. This medicine is an antifungal medicine, thus effective for ringworm infection. Your doctor may prescribe you this medicine based on the condition and its severity. Refrain from self-medication.
Product Details
Brand
CANDITRAL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 16 May 2022 | 12:43 PM (IST)
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