FAQs ABOUT ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE
What is ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE used for?
ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE contains itraconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called anti-fungals. It is used to treat infections of the mouth or vagina (causing thrush), skin infections and infections affecting other parts of the body.
How does ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE work?
ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE works by preventing the fungal growth by blocking the production of enzymes responsible for the growth of fungal cell. This inhibition results in breakage of cell membranes and fungal cell abnormalities, finally leading to alterations in membrane-based activity of fungus. These leads to fungal cell death and prevention of further fungal growth.
Does ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE cause stomach pain?
The most common side effect of ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE is stomach pain. To manage this effect, try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly or try to have smaller meals more frequently. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. If the symptom does not improve, consult your doctor.
Is ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE safe to use in pregnant women?
ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless advised by the doctor. You should use contraception to make sure that you do not become pregnant during treatment with this medicine. Consult your doctor before taking ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE.
Can ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE be used in children?
ITRASTAR 100MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in children less than 12 years of age. However, your child’s doctor may advise them in special cases. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.