ITRASYS 200mg Capsule 2's
Please note, before you can choose the low cost generic option, please ask your doctor to add the generic drug to your prescription.
What is ITRASYS 200mg Capsule used for?
ITRASYS 200mg Capsule capsule/tablet is used for the treatment of fungal infections of lungs, mouth, throat, toenails or fingernails.
ITRASYS 200mg Capsule eye drops are recommended for the treatment of fungal keratitis.
ITRASYS 200mg Capsule may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does ITRASYS 200mg Capsule work?
ITRASYS 200mg Capsule belongs to the class of drugs called azole anti-fungal agents. This drug acts by preventing the growth of fungi by interfering with the cell membrane synthesis of fungi.
How to use ITRASYS 200mg Capsule?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use ITRASYS 200mg Capsule as prescribed by your doctor.
- ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule should be taken after a meal. Swallow the tablet/capsule whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet.
- Instil the ITRASYS 200mg Capsule eye drops into the conjunctival sac of the eye.
What are the drugs that interact with ITRASYS 200mg Capsule?
Drugs that interact with ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of ITRASYS 200mg Capsule?
The following are the most common side effects of ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule:
- Stomach upset
- Severe cough
- Dark urine
- Loss of appetite
- Unusual weakness
- Numbness in the hands or feet
- Sudden weight gain
The following are the most common side effects of ITRASYS 200mg Capsule eye drops:
- Blurred vision
- Redness in the eye
- Swelling of the eye
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while using ITRASYS 200mg Capsule?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to ITRASYS 200mg Capsule or similar drugs.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if ITRASYS 200mg Capsule causes dizziness or blurred vision.
- Avoid ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is unknown.
- Do not exceed the dose more than prescribed.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
What should you tell your doctor before using ITRASYS 200mg Capsule?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of kidney, liver, heart or respiratory diseases.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Frequently Asked Questions about ITRASYS 200mg Capsule
- How should ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule be stored?
- Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule?
- Should I follow any dietary restrictions while taking ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule?
- Is it safe to use ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule while taking statins?
- What are the other formulations of ITRASYS 200mg Capsule available?
Store ITRASYS 200mg Capsule in a cool, dry place away from light and moisture.
You must monitor your complete blood count while using ITRASYS 200mg Capsule tablet/capsule.
Avoid grapefruit juice, calcium-containing products such as milk and other dairy products while taking ITRASYS 200mg Capsule.
It is not safe to use ITRASYS 200mg Capsule while taking statins, as these drugs increase the risk of rhabdomyolysis when used together.
ITRASYS 200mg Capsule is also available as oral solution and injectable solution.
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