Activen ingredients- Itraconazole
Canditral belongs to the group of antifungal drug administered to check or take care of fungal infections of the mouth, lung, nails, throat, or other organs.
Canditral (Itraconazole) may as well be prescribed for other ailments not mentioned above.
Dosage and administration
Use the drug precisely as instructed by your physician. Avoid taking more or less than the amount prescribed by your physician.
Administer the drug at normal breaks as prescribed. Avoid skipping any dose and continue with the course even if symptoms improve.
Fungal infections generally take more time to cure. You might require administering Canditral (Itraconazole) for several weeks or even months, as per your physician's guidance. You ought to complete the full course of the treatment. If you don't, the infectivity will not cure fully.
Canditral (Itraconazole) might be presented as syrup (oral liquid) or as a capsule.
If you have been prescribed Canditral capsules, administer them right away after food.
If you have been prescribed Canditral syrup, use it before food, at least an hr ahead of you regular meals. Avoid food for at least an hr after administering Canditral syrup. This will aid in boosting the concentration of Canditral (Itraconazole).
Canditral side effects
Itraconazole might induce giddiness. If you experience giddiness, avoid any activity requiring mental alertness.
The drug can cause nausea, vomiting, stomach disorders, diarrhea and headache. These adverse reactions are generally momentary. If you suffer from diarrhea, consume plenty of water to reinstate the lost fluids. On the other hand, if you have acute diarrhea or diarrhea with bloody stools or acute stomach cramps, consult your physician.
If you suffer from skin rashes, breathing problems, facial inflammation, cease using the drug immediately and seek for medical help. These may well be symptoms of hypersensitivity.
This may not be the total list of possible adverse reactions, inform your doctor in case any unusual symptoms occur while administering the drug.
- Avoid alcohol during therapy period.
- Don’t consume excessive grapefruit juice (> than a liter in a day).
Keep it safely out of the reach of children. Keep away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. Preferably should be stored in normal room temp. below 25 degree Celsius.