Canditral 200mg Capsule
Buy Canditral 200mg Capsule
Canditral 200mg Capsule is an antifungal which is used to treat a variety of infections caused by fungi in lungs, mouth, and throat. Take this capsule with food for better absorption.
Canditral 200mg Capsule Details
Composition = Itraconazole
Dosage = 200mg
Indication = fungal infections
Manufacturer = Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
What Is Canditral 200mg Capsule?
Canditral 200mg Capsule contains a medicinecal ed itraconazole. This belongs to a group of medicines cal ed ‘antifungals’. Canditral 200mg Capsule is used for infections caused by fungi or yeasts. It is used for: Nail infections Skin infections of the hands or feet Patches of skin may take a few weeks to completely clear up after you have finished your treatment with Canditral 200mg Capsule.
This is because your skin will only look normal after new skin has grown, even though the medicine has killed the fungus that caused the infection.
How Does Canditral 200mg Capsule Work?
Canditral 200mg Capsule is an antifungal. It works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol which is an important component of fungi cell membrane by inhibiting cytochrome P450-dependent 14α-demethylase enzyme, thus helps in inhibiting the growth of the organism.
What Is Route Of Administration?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Canditral 200mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
If you are taking oral solution, it should be taken one hour before any food or drink.
Dosage Of Canditral 200mg Capsule
Canditral 100mg Capsule
Side Effects Of Canditral 200mg Capsule
Loss of appetite
Numbness or tingling in hands or feet
Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
Decreased urine output
Drug To Drug Interaction
Drug To Drug Interaction
Astemizole or mizolastine Medicines to lower cholesterol cal ed atorvastatin
Lovastatin or simvastatin Medicines for an irregular heart beat cal ed quinidine,
dofetilide or disopyramide Medicines used to treat angina (crushing chest pain) and high blood pressure cal ed bepridil
Nisoldipine Medicines for migraine headaches called eletriptan,
hydroergotamine and ergotamine Cisapride – for digestive problems Ergometrine (ergonovine) methylergometrine (methylergonovine) – used after giving birth
Halofantrine – for malaria Levacetylmethadol – for treatment of drug abuse (opioid-dependency)
Midazolam (by mouth) or triazolam – for anxiety or to help you sleep Pimozide
sertindole – for conditions affecting thoughts, feelings and behaviour Do not start taking Itraconazole
While Tacking Canditral 200mg Capsule
Canditral 200mg Capsule helps treat fungal infections of mouth, skin, vagina or any other parts of the body.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Take it with food, preferably at the same time every day.
Use a reliable method of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Canditral 200mg Capsule.
Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
Inform your doctor if you develop allergic reactions, nerve pain, or hearing loss.
Pregnancy = Canditral 200mg is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Breast-feeding = Canditral 200mg is not recommended for use during breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
Liver injury = Canditral 200mg Capsule may increase the liver enzyme levels and can cause hepatitis and jaundice. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary at the time of initiation of the treatment. Discontinue the medicine if symptoms worsen.
Hearing loss = Canditral 200mg Capsule may cause transient or permanent hearing loss when taken with quinidine. Close monitoring of any symptoms of any hearing problem is necessary. Discontinue the treatment if symptoms persist.
Cystic Fibrosis = Canditral 200mg Capsule should be used with caution in the patients with cystic fibrosis. Switch to alternate treatment if this medicine is not responding.
Absorption = Absorption of Canditral 200mg Capsule is higher in acidic conditions. Do not take any medicines that can alter gastric acid content.
Neuropathy = Canditral 200mg Capsule may cause weakness, numbness, and pain in hands and feet. Discontinue the treatment if these symptoms appear.
Uses Of Canditral 200mg Capsule
Canditral 200mg Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections. It is used to treat fungal infections of the mouth or vagina (thrush), skin and other parts of the body such as finger and toenails.
Storage Of Canditral 200mg Capsule
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Store the capsules in their carton Keep the carton in a dry place out of strong sunlight Do not store above 30oC Do not use Canditral 200mg Capsule after the expiry date which is stated on the label. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures wil help protect the environment.