Itaspor 100mg Strip Of 8 Capsules
Itaspor 100mg Strip Of 8 Capsules

Itaspor 100mg Strip Of 8 Capsules

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
8 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 176.00*
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Itraconazole(100.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-FUNGAL

Medical Description

Itraconazole is present in the Itaspor 100mg Capsule, which is an 'Anti-fungal' medicine broadly classified as antimicrobials. Itaspor 100mg Capsule is given to treat topical as well as systemic funga...
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uses

Uses of Itaspor 100 MG

Itaspor 100mg Capsule is used to treat systemic or topical fungal infections caused by various organisms.
contraindications

Contraindications of Itaspor 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to Itraconazole or any other ingredient of the Itaspor 100mg Capsule.
  • If you have heart disease such as irregular heart rate, heart failure.
  • If you are pregnant.
sideEffects

Side effects of Itaspor 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Altered liver enzymes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Itaspor 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Itaspor 100mg Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
  • Itaspor 100mg Capsule should not be used during pregnancy as it may cause potential harm to the unborn baby and also lead to threatened pregnancy.
  • Women of childbearing age are advised to use contraception when on this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Itaspor 100mg Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the use of the Itaspor 100mg Capsule during breastfeeding. Your doctor might prescribe you this medicine after considering it to be safe and needed.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Itaspor 100mg Capsule?
A:
If you experience dizziness, visual disturbances and hearing loss after taking the Itaspor 100mg Capsule, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Itaspor 100mg Capsule?
A:
The effect of alcohol on the Itaspor 100mg Capsule 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.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
  • Itaspor 100mg Capsule should be used in children only if it is necessary.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Itaspor 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Itaspor 100mg Capsule acts by blocking the enzymes essential for the formation of the fungal cell wall, thus inhibiting the cell growth and ultimately causing fungal death.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Itaspor 100 MG

Itaspor 100mg Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed ...
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interactions

Interactions of Itaspor 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the itaspor 100mg works or Itaspor 100mg tablets itself can affect the way other medicines works when taken together.
  • Especially, when taking medications used to treat pain such as levacetylmethadol, methadone, used to treat irregular heartbeat such as disopyramide, dofetilide, dronedarone, quinidine should not be us...
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  • 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 the Itaspor 100mg 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 the Itaspor 100mg 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

Itaspor 100mg Capsule must be taken with food.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Itaspor 100 MG

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool, dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Itaspor 100 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of the Itaspor 100mg Capsule, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Itaspor 100mg 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When and how should I consume the Itaspor 100mg Capsule?

A: Itaspor 100mg Capsule should be swallowed as a whole with an adequate amount of water and should be preferably be taken immediately after meals. If taken on an empty stomach it may cause heartburn. The entire course of medicine should be completed. In case of any dosage related queries, the healthcare practitioner should be consulted.

Q: What are the special precautions to be taken while using the Itaspor 100mg Capsule?

A: The physician should be informed if you are undergoing treatment of cancer, HIV or AIDS, asthma or any other severe allergies or taking a course of antibiotics. In such situations, the dose of the medicine needs to be altered and in specific cases, an alternative treatment may be required.

Q: What are the dietary restrictions to be followed while using the Itaspor 100mg Capsule?

A: There are no strict dietary rules to be followed during treatment with the Itaspor 100mg Capsule.

Q: What are the things to be discussed with the doctor before treatment with the Itaspor 100mg Capsule?

A: Doctors should be informed about your entire medical and surgical history, including the past and current medications, natural and herbal supplements. They should also be informed of any prior or current disease conditions. Women should inform regarding pregnancy or planning a pregnancy.

Q: Can I stop taking the Itaspor 100mg Capsule when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking the Itaspor 100mg Capsule before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment else there are chances of recurrence of an infection.

Q: Is Itaspor 100mg Capsule effective?

A: Itaspor 100mg Capsule is effective if you take it at dose and duration advised by your doctor. If you stop taking this tablet once you start feeling good, the chance of recurrence of the infection increases.

Q: Is Itaspor 100 a steroid?

A: No, it is not a steroid. It contains itraconazole that belongs to an anti-fungal class of medicines.

Q: For how many days do I need to take Itaspor 100?

A: You have to take this medicine for as long as prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop the treatment mid-way even if you feel better. Otherwise, it may increase the risk of re-infection.

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ContainsItraconazole(100.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infection
Side effectsNausea, headache, stomach pain, vomiting
Last Updated on: 18 Oct 2021 | 01:30 PM (IST)
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