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Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Cipla Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals used to treat fungal infections of the mouth, throat, toenails, fingernails or lungs. Fungal infection is a disease in which a fungus attacks the tissue and causes infection. Fungal infections may be contagious (spread from one person to another).

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's contains Itraconazole, an antifungal that works by inhibiting the production of ergosterol (a main component of cell membranes of fungi). Thereby, weakens and damages the fungal cell membranes that are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stop the leakage of cell contents. Thus, causes the main components of fungal cells to leak out and kill fungi and clear the fungal infection.

Take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's as prescribed. Your doctor will advise you on how often you take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's based on your medical condition. Some people may experience nausea, headache, diarrhoea, tiredness, cough, cold, throat pain, back pain and stomach pain. Most of these side effects of Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is a pregnancy category C drug and may cause harm to the unborn baby. However, if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's. Do not take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's if you have or had heart failure as it may cause severe life-threatening adverse effects. If you have kidney, liver, heart or lung problems, inform your doctor before taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's. Avoid taking fentanyl (a strong opioid narcotic medicine) with Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's as it may cause severe breathing problems and can even lead to death. If you experience numbness or tingling in your hands or feet, stop taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's and consult your doctor immediately as they might be symptoms of nerve damage.

Uses of Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's

Treatment of Fungal infections

Medicinal Benefits

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is an antifungal used to treat fungal infections of the mouth, throat, toenails, fingernails or lungs. The fungal cell membranes are essential for their survival as they prevent the entry of unwanted substances into the cells and stops the leakage of cell contents. Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's inhibits the production of ergosterol (a main component of cell membranes of fungi). Thereby, weakens and damages the fungal cell membranes causing the main components of fungal cells to leak out. Thus, kills fungi and clears the fungal infection.

Directions for Use

Tablet: Take it with food to avoid stomach upset or as advised by the doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not break, crush or chew it. If you are taking any stomach acid suppressor or have achlorhydria (stomach does not produce hydrochloric acid), take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's with cola. Oral suspension: Shake the bottle well before use and take it on an empty stomach at least 1 or 2 hours before meals as prescribed by your doctor with a measuring cup or spoon provided.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Tiredness
  • Cough
  • Cold
  • Throat pain
  • Back pain
  • Stomach pain

Drug Warnings

If you are known to be allergic to Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is a pregnancy category C drug and may cause harm to the unborn baby. However, if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy, or are a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's. Avoid taking fentanyl (a strong opioid pain killer narcotic medicine) with Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's, as it may cause severe breathing problems and can even lead to death. Do not take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's if you had heart failure as it may cause severe life-threatening adverse effects. If you experience a yellow colour change of your eyes or skin, dark coloured urine, stomach pain, pale stools, loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, vomiting or nausea, stop taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's and consult a doctor immediately as they might be symptoms of liver failure. If you have kidney, liver, heart, or lung problems, inform your doctor before taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's may interact with antacids (esomeprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole), corticosteroids (fluticasone, budesonide), opioid pain killers (hydrocodone), blood thinners (warfarin), blood cholesterol-lowering medicines (simvastatin), anti-allergic drug (terfenadine) and antianxiety drug (alprazolam).

Drug-Food Interaction: Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's may interact with grapefruit juice. Therefore, avoid intake of grapefruit juice with Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's as it may reduce the effect of Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's. Also, avoid intake of marijuana with Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's as it may worsen the adverse effects of marijuana.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Do not take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's if you had heart failure as it may cause severe life-threatening adverse effects. If you have kidney, liver, heart or lung problems, inform your doctor before taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ESOMEPRAZOLE
  • OMEPRAZOLE
  • PANTOPRAZOLE
  • FLUTICASONE
  • BUDESONIDE
  • HYDROCODONE
  • WARFARIN
  • SIMVASTATIN
  • TERFENADINE
  • ALPRAZOLAM

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Regularly change your socks and wash your feet. Avoid shoes that make your feet sweaty and hot.
  • In wet places such as changing rooms and gym showers, don’t walk on barefoot to prevent fungal infections.
  • Do not scratch the affected area of skin as it can spread the infection to other body parts.
  • Avoid sharing towels, combs, bedsheets, shoes or socks with others.
  • Wash your bed sheets and towels regularly.

Special Advise

  • Regular blood tests are recommended before and while taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's to monitor liver functioning especially if you have any liver problems.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Fungal infection: It is a skin disease in which a fungus attacks the tissue and cause infection. It may be contagious (spread from one person to another). The symptoms of a fungal infection include blisters, itching, redness, scaling and swelling of the skin. Yeast infection is caused by a type of fungus called candida and commonly occurs in moist and warm areas of the body. It is not contagious. It may cause infections in the mouth (oral thrush), vagina, nails, groin or armpits.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Avoid consumption of alcohol with Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's as it may increase the risk of liver problems and other adverse effects.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is category C pregnancy drug and is unsafe for pregnant women as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy before taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is excreted in human milk and may harm the baby. Therefore, Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is given to breastfeeding mothers only if doctor thinks benefits are greater than risks.

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Driving

Caution

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's may cause dizziness, hearing loss, double or blurred vision in some people. Therefore, drive only if you alert after taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's.

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Liver

Caution

Take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Kidney

Caution

Take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Children

Unsafe

Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is not recommended for children below 12 years as the safety and effectiveness were not established.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
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FAQs

You are not recommended to take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's with simvastatin as co-administration of these two medicines may cause muscle weakness, unexplained muscle pain or tenderness, dark coloured urine, fever or flu symptoms. However, please consult a doctor before using Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's with other medicines.
No, Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the fetus. Also, it is advised to use effective contraceptive measures while taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's and after 2 months of stopping treatment with Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's. However, please inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding before taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's.
Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's may cause temporary or permanent hearing loss in some people. It is not necessary for everyone taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's to experience this adverse effect. However, if you notice any changes in hearing, stop taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's and consult a doctor immediately.
You are advised to take antacids (drugs used to reduce acid in the stomach) such as omeprazole, pantoprazole and esomeprazole at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's as co-administration of these medicines at the same time may reduce the effectiveness of Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's because antacids decrease the absorption and blood levels of Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's. However, please consult a doctor before taking other medicines with Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's.
Yes, fungal infection is a contagious skin condition which spreads from one person to another through direct skin to skin contact or by contact with contaminated soil or surfaces and infected animals. Therefore, it is recommended to avoid close direct contact until the infection is clear and avoid sharing things with the infected person as it can also spread the infection.
You are not recommended to stop taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's without consulting your doctor as it may cause recurring infection. Therefore, take Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it, and if you experience any difficulty while taking Itranox 200mg Capsule 7's, please consult your doctor.

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