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Itraconazol Para Que Sirve

itraconazol para que sirve

For what conditions or diseases is this medication prescribed?

Itraconazole capsules are used to treat fungal infections of the lungs that can spread throughout the body. Itraconazole tablets are also used to treat fungal infections of the nails. Itraconazole tablets and capsules are used to treat mycotic infections of the toenails. The oral solution of itraconazole (liquid) is used to treat candidiasis of the mouth and throat or esophagus (tube that connects the throat to the stomach). Itraconazole belongs to a class of antifungals called triazoles. It works by delaying the growth of the fungi that cause the infection.

How should this medicine be used?

The presentation of itraconazole is in capsules, a tablet, and a solution (liquid) to be taken orally. If you are taking itraconazole to treat fungal infections of the lungs, the capsules are usually taken during or just after a full meal or twice a day for at least 3 months. However, if you are taking itraconazole to treat a serious fungal infection in the lungs, the capsules can be taken with a meal three times a day for the first 3 days of treatment and then once or twice a day with a meal during the first 3 days of treatment. minus 3 months If you are taking itraconazole to treat fungal infections of the toenails (including or without infection of the toenails), the capsules or tablets are usually taken once a day with a full meal for 12 weeks. If you are taking itraconazole to treat mycotic infections of the toenails only, the capsules are usually taken twice a day with a full meal for 1 week, resting for 3 weeks and then taken twice a day with a food for a week. The oral solution of itraconazole is usually taken on an empty stomach once or twice a day for 1 to 4 weeks or sometimes longer. Carefully follow the instructions on the label of your prescription and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take itraconazole exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of the medication, or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. The capsules are usually taken twice a day with a full meal for 1 week, resting for 3 weeks and then taken twice a day with a meal for a week. The oral solution of itraconazole is usually taken on an empty stomach once or twice a day for 1 to 4 weeks or sometimes longer. Carefully follow the instructions on the label of your prescription and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take itraconazole exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of the medication, or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

What is Itraconazole?

Itraconazole is an antifungal. The active substance, itraconazole, weakens the cell wall of various fungi and yeasts, and destroys them. Itraconazole fights yeast and yeast infections from the inside: the drug is absorbed through the intestines and thus reaches the infected tissues through the bloodstream. This antifungal is only sold with a prescription.

What is this medicine used for?

Itraconazole is prescribed as a treatment against various infections caused by fungi and yeasts, for example:

  • Foot fungi (athlete's foot);
  • Pityriasis versicolor, dermatophytosis and other skin infections;
  • Onychomycosis (nail fungus);
  • Oral candidiasis (fungal infection in the mouth);
  • Vaginal candidiasis;
  • Infections by fungi or yeast in any organ.

Itraconazole remains in the body for a long time and eliminates all fungi and yeasts.

Dosage

Unless the doctor prescribes otherwise, the recommended dose of Itraconazole is as follows:

Adults: From 1 to 2 capsules of 100 mg once or twice a day during the prescribed period.

Itraconazole in capsules is not suitable for children. In some cases, the doctor may prescribe a drink based on itraconazole (Sporanox) with the appropriate dose for them. Do not deviate from the prescribed dose and read the package leaflet before starting the treatment.

Storage

Store this product at room temperature, protected from light and moisture. Do not keep it in the bathroom. Keep all medications out of the reach of children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or in the drain unless instructed to do so. Properly dispose of this product when the expiration date is reached or when you no longer need it. Consult your pharmacist or your local waste disposal company for more information.

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