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Itaspor 100mg Injection 20ml

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
20ml Injection in Vial
MRP 832.00*
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Itraconazole(100.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-FUNGAL

Medical Description

The medicine is an antifungal injection used against various fungi and yeast. It belongs to the itraconazole group of medicines.
uses

Uses of Itaspor 100 MG

  • Cutaneous and systemic fungal infections
  • Prevent fungal infections in preterm babies and organ transplant recipients
  • Treatment of weak immune system in conditions such as AIDS
contraindications

Contraindications of Itaspor 100 MG

  • Liver problems
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Allergy towards this medicine or any other medicine that belongs to the same class
sideEffects

Side effects of Itaspor 100 MG

  • Common side effects of Itaspor 100 Mg Injection 20 Ml include rashes, stomach pain, diarrhoea, vomiting, decreased appetite Dryness in the mouth, increased enzymes in the liver, jaundice, liver damage
  • Serious side effects include fits and rhythm defects in the heart. It also affects the adrenal glands in the body that could lead to reduced levels of steroid hormones in the body. This could cause we...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Itaspor 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
No, it is not safe either during pregnancy or if you are planning to conceive as it could lead to miscarriage. Large doses could even lead to severe birth defects.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take this injection if you are breastfeeding as traces of it is known to pass into the milk and harm the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have injected it?
A:
It is better to exercise caution while driving if you are on the medication as it could cause dizziness or even fits. Do not drive if you experience any of these symptoms.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after injecting the medication?
A:
This injection is not known to interact with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Liver/kidney ailments
  • Adrenal disorder
  • Abnormal levels of potassium, calcium or magnesium in the blood
  • Irregular rhythm or heart disorder
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Itaspor 100 MG

How Does It Work?

The injection prevents the formation of an enzyme which blocks the cell membrane of the fungus from developing. The fungi, therefore, either dies or stops multiplying because the cell membrane is not ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Itaspor 100 MG

Please follow the dosage instructions for Itaspor 100 Mg Injection 20 Ml as given by your doctor. Do not resort to self-medication.
interactions

Interactions of Itaspor 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The composition of Itaspor 100 Mg Injection 20 Ml when combined with cisapride can have additive effects. Cisapride could also lead to irregular heartbeat
  • Astemizole, terfenadine, pimozide/quinidine, and erythromycin should not be taken when you are on this injection
  • The effect of contraceptive medicines can be reduced when you are on this injection. Hence you may need an additional form of contraceptive to counter it.
  • The effects of rifampicin, warfarin, prednisone, celecoxib, and voriconazole are also reduced when you are on this injection

Interactions with food items

When administered on an empty stomach, this injection could lead to heartburn. Hence it is advisable to take it along with food.

Other general Interactions

Not much is known about this injection's interaction with other conditions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Itaspor 100 MG

Store the injection at room temperature away from excess heat and moisture. If it is past the expiry date, do not use it. Consult your pharmacist to know the correct method of disposal.
dosage

Dosage of Itaspor 100 MG

Overdose

Itaspor 100 Mg Injection 20 Ml dosage is very critical. Hence follow the dosage instructions given by your doctor. In case you suspect an overdose, contact your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

It is important to follow the dosage instructions given by your doctor and complete the course. However, in case you forget to take the injection, do so as soon as you remember. If it is already time ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is there anything specific I should tell the doctor before he prescribes the injection?

  • Inform your doctor if you are sexually active so that you can be prescribed an effective contraceptive method
  • Medical history
  • Any health problems
  • Medicines you are currently on

Q: What is the correct method to store the injection?

A: Store the injection at room temperature away from excess heat and moisture. If the injection is past the expiry day, dispose of it.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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