Itracoe Gel 15gm

Fungal Rx required
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Best Price*  ₹ 86.40
MRP ₹108.00
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INTRODUCTION

ITRACOE contains itraconazole which belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It is used for infections caused by fungi or yeasts in adults. Athlete’s foot is the common fungal infections. One of the most common yeast infections is thrush (candidiasis). This is caused by a yeast called candida. Tinea pedis (athlete’s foot) is a dermatophyte infection of soles of feet and interdigital spaces. It binds of fungal cytochrome which inhibits the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol. This disrupts the synthesis of fungal cell membrane.

It may take a few weeks for the skin patches to completely clear up and may take several months for finger and toenails to completely clear up after the treatment with this medicine. Your skin or nail will only look normal after new skin or nail has grown, even though the medicine has killed the fungus. Always use this medicine exactly doctor has told you. Clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. While applying avoid getting the medication in your eyes or mouth. It is for external use only.

USES OF ITRACOE

  • Treat infections caused by fungi and yeasts

HOW ITRACOE WORKS

Itraconazole acts by inhibiting the fungal cytochrome P-450 dependent enzyme lanosterol which in turn blocks the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol, which disrupts the synthesis of fungal cell membrane.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use this medicine exactly doctor has told you. Clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. While applying avoid getting the medication in your eyes or mouth. It is for external use only.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ITRACOE

COMMON

  • mild irritation
  • burning sensation
  • rashes

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin redness and itching:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ITRACOE is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

ITRACOE is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machinery while using this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, blurred vision.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while using this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic to the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using or have recently used or might use any other topical medicines.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Itraconazole

Pharmacological Category :   Antifungal medicine
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Eye ointment, Eye drops, Powder, Gel, Cream, Soap

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ITRACOE

What is ITRACOE used for?

It is used to treat infections caused by fungi and are extremely rare, but can be very serious.

How do you use ITRACOE?

Before using this medicine, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. While applying avoid getting the medication in your eyes or mouth. It is for external use only.

REFERENCES

1. Goodman and Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011. Page – 1578.

2. Poonam madhukar kasar, kalyanisundarrao kale, dipti ganesh phadtare; Formulation and evaluation of topical antifungal gel containing itraconazole; [Published on June 2018] https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijcpr/article/view/28470/15266

3. EOP leaflet NL/H/0640-641; [Revised on 3 Nov 2009] [Accessed 02 NOV 2020] https://mri.cts-mrp.eu/human/downloads/NL_H_0745_001_FinalPL_5of7.pdf

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    25
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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