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Itraconazole Capsules

itraconazole capsules

What Is Itraconazole?

Itraconazole is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungus.

Itraconazole is used to treat infections caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body including the lungs, mouth or throat, toenails, or fingernails.

Itraconazole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

You should not take this medicine if you have ever had congestive heart failure.

Many drugs can interact with itraconazole, and some drugs should not be used together. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with itraconazole.

Life-threatening side effects may occur if you take itraconazole with cisapride, dihydroergotamine, disopyramide, dofetilide, dronedarone, eplerenone, ergonovine, ergotamine, felodipine, irinotecan, ivabradine, lurasidone, lovastatin, methadone, methylergonovine, oral midazolam, nisoldipine, pimozide, quinidine, ranolazine, simvastatin, ticagrelor, or triazolam.

If you have liver or kidney disease, you should not take itraconazole with colchicine, fesoterodine, solifenacin, or telithromycin.

You should not take itraconazole to treat a toenail or fingernail infection if you are pregnant or may become pregnant during treatment.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to itraconazole or similar medicines such as fluconazole or ketoconazole, or if you have ever had congestive heart failure.

You should not take itraconazole to treat a toenail or fingernail infection if you are pregnant or may become pregnant during treatment.

Itraconazole Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives, severe skin rash, tingling in your arms or legs; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop taking itraconazole and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • confusion, a light-headed feeling (like you might pass out);
  • blurred vision, double vision, ringing in your ears, problems with hearing;
  • fast heartbeats;
  • numbness or tingly feeling, loss of bladder control;
  • severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting;
  • little or no urinating, pain or burning when you urinate;
  • signs of congestive heart failure--shortness of breath (even with mild exertion), cough with mucus, fast heartbeats, swelling, rapid weight gain, sleep problems; or
  • liver problems--nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Common side effects may include:

  • headache, dizziness;
  • nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, constipation;
  • fever, muscle aches;
  • impotence, erection problems; or
  • changes in your menstrual periods.

Warnings

Warnings for special population

Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended for use during breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Liver injury - Itraconazole may increase the liver enzyme levels and can cause hepatitis and jaundice. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary at the time of initiation of the treatment. Discontinue the medicine if symptoms worsen.

Arrhythmias and QT Prolongation - Itraconazole may cause Arrhythmia and QT Prolongation especially in the patients with existing heart disease. Close monitoring of heart function is necessary. Do not use medicines that can increase the risk of Arrhythmia.

Hearing loss - Itraconazole may cause transient or permanent hearing loss when taken with quinidine. Close monitoring of any symptoms of any hearing problem is necessary. Discontinue the treatment if symptoms persist.

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