Itraconazole Capsules 100 mg are used to treat serious fungal or yeast infections. It is categorized as an azole antifungal. Some conditions like histoplasmosis, blast mycosis and aspergillosis (fungal infection in lungs). It works by preventing the growth of the fungus and lastly killing it.
Itraconazole Capsules 100 mg are to be taken orally. Take it once or twice a day as prescribed by the doctor. Try to take it food to prevent stomach upset. The dose and duration will be informed to you by the doctor depending on the severity of the infection in the body.
Swallow the capsule as a whole without breaking or chewing it. In case of decreased acid or no acid in your stomach, take this medicine with acidic drinks(coke) or if use ranitidine or other proton pump inhibitors. Consult your doctor if you notice no improvement in your condition.
Certain points must be taken into consideration before starting the use of this medication. These must not be ignored to improve the health condition.
Discuss with your doctor if you have any pulmonary or lung disease(COPD), heart disease (cardiac arrest, heart valve disease, coronary artery disease), kidney ailment, liver impairment or decreased stomach acid.
Do not use alcohol or cannabis while using this medication. Both these substances make you drowsy and the use of this medicine will make you dizzy as well. Do not operate or use heavy machinery and perform tasks such as driving or climbing.
Inform you doctor before any operation or surgery regarding the use of this drug. All prescribed, non-prescribed or herbal products must be informed to the doctor.
A proper prescription must be there with pregnant or breastfeeding ladies for the medicine. It is unknown if this medicine has any negative impact in pregnancy but it passes via breastmilk.
Itraconazole Capsules B.P. 100 mg is known to cause undesirable effects in some cases alongside the needed effects. Below given is a list of plausible side effects, these are not the complete side effects. Consult your doctor if you notice any other undesirable symptoms in the body.
Itraconazole Capsules can cause rare but serious side effects which include numbness of the limbs, mental changes or hearing impairment. Consult your doctor right away if you develop any of these symptoms.
Using this medicine may cause a rash which does not need immediate medical attention. But it is difficult to differentiate between this rash or any allergic rash. Consult the doctor if you develop any rash.
Itraconazole Capsules B.P. 100 mg is known to interact with some categories of medicines. Hence, consult your doctor for sure before using this medicine. These medicines may interfere with each other’s functioning.
Contact your doctor for more details on how this drug may interact with other medicines than these.
Question- What are the medicinal uses of Itraconazole Capsules B.P. 100 mg?
These capsules are used to treat Serious yeast or fungal infections. Itraconazole Capsules B.P. 100 mg mainly treat conditions like histoplasmosis, blast mycosis, and aspergillosis(fungal infection in the lungs).
Question- Can we use this medication in children?
The safety of this medicine in children has not been established yet. Consult your doctor for further details.
Question- Does this drug has severe side effects?
In most cases common side effects self-resolve without the need of being treated. Serious side effects are rare and must be reported to the doctor as early as possible.