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Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10's

By SHILAR PHARMACEUTICAL
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Itraconazole(200.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Fungisil Capsule is an antifungal medicine containing itraconazole as its active ingredient. It is used to treat fungal infections. This medicine works by blocking the formation of the cell membrane of fungal cells by inhibiting the enzyme. Do not use it if you are allergic to Itraconazole, pregnant or breastfeeding. Fungisil Capsule should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. You may experience side effects like dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, rash while on treatment with this medicine. If side effects persist or there is no improvement in your condition then inform your doctor.
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Uses of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

Fungisil Capsule is used for the treatment of fungal infection of the nails, skin, mouth, eyes, vagina and other internal organs.

Contraindications of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

  • You are allergic to itraconazole or any other ingredient of Fungisil Capsule.
  • If you are suffering from any heart problems.
  • If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Side effects of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Rash
  • Tingling sensation
  • Altered sense of taste

Precautions and Warnings of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S during pregnancy?
A:
  • Fungisil Capsule must not be used during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby.
  • If you are taking this medicine, proper birth control measures should be taken while consuming it for at least 2 months after the final dose.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S while breastfeeding?
A:
Itraconazole passes into breast milk in low amounts. Thus, your doctor will decide either discontinuing Fungisil Capsule or the breastfeeding after assessing the potential risk on breastfeeding infant over the risk of delayed treatment on breastfeeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, hearing loss and dizziness while on treatment. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should not drive or use any tools or machines while taking Fungisil Capsule.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects of Fungisil Capsule.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Fungisil Capsule.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • You had or have heart problems like heart failure, heart attack, etc.
  • You experience shortness of breath, unexpected weight gain, swollen legs or stomach or tiredness. Stop taking Fungisil Capsule as these may be signs of heart failure.

Mode of Action of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

How Does It Work?

Itraconazole in Fungisil Capsule works by blocking the formation of the cell membrane of the fungus by inhibiting an enzyme, thus the fungi stop multiplying or die because of the non-formation of the complete cell membrane.
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Directions for Use of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

Fungisil Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, immediately after a meal. Do not open, cut or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way this medicine works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, mental health issues, diabetes, cancer, HIV infection, low blood cholesterol, migraine, fits, allergic reactions.

Storage and disposal of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

  • Store Fungisil Capsule below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sun light and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Fungisil 200mg Capsule 10'S

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Fungisil Capsule, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Fungisil Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Fungisil Capsule?

A: Fungisil Capsule is used for the treatment of fungal infection of the nails, skin, mouth, eyes, vagina and other internal organs.

Q: What precautions should I take when using Fungisil Capsule?

A: Tell your doctor if you are sexually active and discuss effective contraception methods. Fungisil Capsule can make your oral contraceptive pills work less efficiently. Hence if you are on this medication, then use barrier methods of contraception like condoms.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Fungisil Capsule?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Fungisil Capsule may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine.
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ContainsItraconazole(200.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 07 May 2021 | 03:37 PM (IST)
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