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Brand name: Itraconazole (Apo) TM

Active ingredients: itraconazole

What it is used for

APO-ITRACONAZOLE indicated for use in adults for the treatment of: Superficial dermatomycoses not responding to topical treatment. Fungal keratitis which has failed to respond to topical treatment or where the disease is either progressing rapidly or is immediately sight threatening. Pityriasis versicolor not responding to any other treatment. Vulvovaginal candidiasis not responding to topical treatment. Oral candidiasis in immunocompromised patients. Onychomycosis caused by dermatophytes. Systemic mycoses: - Systemic aspergillosis, histoplasmosis, sporotrichosis. - Treatment and maintenance therapy in AIDS patients with disseminated or chronic pulmonary histoplasmosis infection. - Treatment of oropharyngeal and/or oesophageal candidiasis when first line systemic antifungal therapy is inappropriate or has proven ineffective. - Treatment of non-invasive candidiasis in non-neutropenic patients when first-line systemic antifungal therapy is inappropriate or has proven ineffective. This may be due to underlying pathology, insensitivity of the pathogen or drug toxicity.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Size 0el hard gelatin white opaque capsules filled with off-white to cream colored pellets and imprinting with ITR on cap and 100 on body

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient itraconazole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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