Active ingredients: itraconazole
What it is used for
ITRACAP is 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
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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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
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
Reporting side effects
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