Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
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Canditral 200mg Capsule contains Itraconazole as its active moiety. It is an 'Anti-fungal' medicine used to treat topical as well as a systemic fungal infection caused by various organisms. It acts by inhibiting the formation of the fungal cell wall, resulting in fungal cell death. Canditral 200mg Capsule should not be used during pregnancy. It is recommended to take this medicine with food. You may experience headache, stomach pain, nausea while taking this medicine. Mostly the side effects may occur for a short duration and recover soon. If it worsens, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Uses of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Canditral 200mg Capsule is used to treat systemic or topical fungal infections caused by various organisms.
Contraindications of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
- If you are allergic to Itraconazole or any other ingredient of Canditral 200mg Capsule.
- If you have heart disease such as irregular heart rate, heart failure.
- If you are pregnant.
Side effects of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
- Abdominal pain
- Altered liver enzymes
Precautions and Warnings of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Can I take Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules during pregnancy?
- Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules should not be used during pregnancy as it may cause potential harm to the unborn baby and also lead to threatened pregnancy.
- Women with childbearing age are advised to use contraception when on this medicine.
Can I take Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules while breastfeeding?
There is limited information available about the use of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules during breastfeeding. Your doctor might prescribe you this medicine after considering it to be safe and needed.
Can I drive if I have consumed Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?
If you experience dizziness, visual disturbances and hearing loss after taking Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules, it is advised to avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?
The effect of alcohol on Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules is unknown. Limit the quantity of alcohol consumption while on this medicine as it may cause liver damage and dizziness. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have heart, liver disease. You have an acidity problem and are on medicines. You experience any side effect after taking this medicine. You had organ transplantation or are immunocompromised. Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules should be used in children only if it is necessary.
Mode of Action of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
How Does It Work?
Canditral 200mg Capsule acts by blocking the enzymes essential for the formation of the fungal cell wall and ultimately causing fungal death.
Directions for Use of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Canditral 200mg Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
Interactions with other medicines
- Medicine used to treat pain such as levacetylmethadol, methadone should not be used along with this medicine.
- Medicine used to treat irregular heart eat such as disopyramide, dofetilide, dronedarone, quinidine should not be used with this medicine.
- Antimicrobials used to treat infections such as halofantrine, telithromycin should be avoided
- Medicine used to treat migraine such as dihydroergotamine, ergometrine, ergotamine, methylergometrine should be avoided.
- Blood thinner medicine such as dabigatran, ticagrelor with Canditral 200mg Capsule should be avoided.
- Lipid-lowering medicine like atorvastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin should be avoided.
- Medicine used to treat fits such as carbamazepine decreases the effect of Canditral 200mg Capsule when used concomitantly.
- Discuss with your doctor any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
Interactions with food items
Canditral 200mg Capsule must be taken with food
Storage and disposal of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
- Store at a temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules
If you have taken too much of Canditral 200mg Capsule, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed to take any dose of Canditral 200mg Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I tell my doctor before I start using Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?
A: Inform your doctor if you are sexually active and about any contraceptive method that you are using. It is also advised to inform your doctor about any other medical condition.
Q: Under what conditions should Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules be stored?
A: Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules must be stored at room temperature, away from excess heat and moisture. Do not use expired medicine.
Q: Can Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules treat yeast infection?
A: Yes, yeast infection is a type of fungal infection. Thus, Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules can be used to treat yeast infection.
Q: How to take Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules?
A: Take Canditral 200mg Strip Of 10 Capsules with a glass of water at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit. Do not open the capsule. It should be taken with food or meals for maximum effect.
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Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2021 | 11:16 AM (IST)
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