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LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S

Manufacturer

ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD

Composition

ITRACONAZOLE-0

Pack Of

7 CapsuleS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S

LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals used to treat various fungal and yeast infections of skin, mouth, nails, hands, feet, digestive tract, throat, vagina and other parts of the body. Fungal infection is a skin disease in which a fungus attacks the tissue and cause infection. Fungal infections may be contagious (spread from one person to another). Yeast infection is caused by a type of fungus called candida and commonly occurs in moist and warm areas of the body.

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. LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S works by inhibiting 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.

LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S is available in both oral, injection and topical dosage forms. The oral dosage form of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. The injection form of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S is given as an intravenous (IV) infusion by a doctor or nurse. The topical form of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S can be taken on the finger and applied as a thin layer on the clean and dry affected area. Avoid contact of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S with nose, mouth or eyes. In case LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S comes in contact with these areas accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly. Some people may experience nausea, headache, diarrhoea, tiredness, cough, cold, throat pain, back pain and stomach pain. Most of these side effects of LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S. Do not take LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S. Avoid taking fentanyl (a strong opioid narcotic medicine) with LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S and consult your doctor immediately as they might be symptoms of nerve damage.

Uses of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S

Fungal infections, Yeast infections

Directions for Use

Orally: If you are prescribed LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S in oral form, swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. If you are taking any stomach acid reducer, take LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S with cola. Take LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S with food to avoid stomach upset. Do not break, crush or chew it. If it is oral suspension form, shake the bottle well before use and take LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S an empty stomach at least 1 or 2 hours before meals as prescribed by your doctor with a measuring cup or spoon provided.Injection: LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S in injection form is given as an intravenous (IV) infusion by a doctor or nurse.Topically: Use LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S as prescribed by your doctor. Wash your hands before and after applying LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S. Take a small amount of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S and apply as a thin layer on the clean and dry affected area. LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S is only for external use. Avoid contact of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S with eyes as it may cause irritation. In case LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S comes in contact with eyes accidentally, rinse with water thoroughly.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S

Like all medicines, LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S can cause some common side effects such as nausea, headache, diarrhoea, tiredness, cough, cold, throat pain, back pain and stomach pain. Most of these side effects of LIVAFIN O 100MG 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.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

If you are known to be allergic to LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S. Avoid taking fentanyl (a strong opioid pain killer narcotic medicine) with LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S, as it may cause severe breathing problems and can even lead to death. Do not take LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Avoid consumption of alcohol with LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S as it may increase the risk of liver problems and other adverse effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S is Category C pregnancy drug and is unsafe for pregnant women as it may cause harm to the unborn baby.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S is excreted in human milk. Therefore, it is not advised for breastfeeding mothers.

  • Driving

    LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S may cause dizziness, hearing loss, double or blurred vision in some people. Therefore, drive only if you alert after taking LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S.

  • Liver

    Take LIVAFIN O 100MG 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.

  • Kidney

    Take LIVAFIN O 100MG 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.

Other Information (LIV0471)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, you are not recommended to take LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S with other medicines.

No, LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S and after 2 months of stopping treatment with LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S. However, please inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding before taking LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S.

Yes, LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S may cause temporary or permanent hearing loss in some people. It is not necessary for everyone taking LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S to experience this adverse effect. However, if you notice any changes in hearing, stop taking LIVAFIN O 100MG 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 LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S as co-administration of these medicines at the same time may reduce the effectiveness of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S because antacids decrease the absorption and blood levels of LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S. However, please consult a doctor before taking other medicines with LIVAFIN O 100MG 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.

No, you are not recommended to stop taking LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S without consulting your doctor as it may cause recurring infection. Therefore, take LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S for as long as your doctor has prescribed it, and if you experience any difficulty while taking LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S, please consult your doctor.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India

LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S

LIVAFIN O 100MG CAPSULE 7'S

MRP: 119.60

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