About the drug
Itraconazole is an antifungal medicine. It is a triazole antifungal medication. It comes in the form of capsules as well as IV administration.
Uses of the drug:
Itraconazole is an antifungal antibiotic that is used against infections caused by fungus, which can affect any part of the body including mouth, throat, esophagus, toenails, and fingernails. Itraconazole is sold under various trade names.
Working of the drug:
Itraconazole inhibits the fungal enzyme 14-a-demethylase. This prevents the conversion of Lanosterol to Ergosterol. Ergosterol is an essential part of cytoplasmic membrane of fungal cell.
Itaspor 100 mg capsule is manufacture by Intas Pharmaceuticals, India. You can buy Itraconazole 100 mg online at alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the capsule form in the following strength on our website:
- Itaspor capsules 100 mg
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if you:
- Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine
Tell your doctor if you:
- Are pregnant and if you are not then use all the methods to prevent pregnancy.
- Are breastfeeding as the drug may pass into the breast milk and harm the newborn
- Have any other skin infection
- Have liver disease, kidney disease, a heart rhythm disorder, or a history of Long QT syndrome
How much to take the drug?
The dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly.
How to take the drug?
Take the capsule with water and swallow it whole. Do not split the capsule. Also avoid alcohol while taking Itraconazole as it may cause undesired side effects. You can buy Itaspor 100 online at alldaychemist.com.
For how long to apply it?
Apply the drug as long as your doctor recommends it to you. Usually the capsule is taken for four weeks/ till the doctor recommends you.
If you feel any frightening symptoms, then immediately call the doctor and inform him about the possible side effects of over dosage. If the situation worsens then visit the nearest healthcare center or call the emergency helpline number.
In case you forget to take the dose, skip the dose and take the next dose on the recommended time period. Do not double up the dose for the missed one.
Side effects of the drug:
Some common side effects of Itraconazole are nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, headache, and dizziness. If any of these side effects continue for long time or deteriorate, seek medical attention right away.Itraconazole may rarely cause a serious liver disease or other serious side effects. Signs of liver damage are severe stomach or abdominal pain, persistent nausea or vomiting, yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine or unusual tiredness. Call your doctor right away if you experience any serious side effects due to Itraconazole.
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones that you may experience or witness due to Itraconazole. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.
Common drug interactions:
Many other drugs can interact with Itraconazole. Let your doctor know in advance if you use any of the following drugs:
- A blood thinner like Warfarin or Clopidogrel
- Cancer drugs
- heart or blood pressure medicines
- NSAIDs, etc.
However, these are not the only medicines that can interact with Itraconazole. There may be others as well. Inform your doctor about all other medicines and related products which you may be using.
Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor first.
Things to remember:
Do not take antacids or stomach acid reducers for at least 2 hours after you have taken a dose of Itraconazole as they can make the absorption of this medicine harder
Avoid alcohol while taking Itraconazole as it may cause undesired side effects
Avoid tight fitting clothes or synthetic clothing
Remember to follow your doctor’s advice properly for best results
If you are using this medicine for jock itch in your feet, wear clean cotton socks, sandals or shoes that allows proper air circulation to the affected area
|US Brand Name||Sporanox|
|Manufacturer||Intas Pharmaceuticals, India|
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