Inox

Inox

itraconazole

Manufacturer:

Hovid

Distributor:

DCH Auriga - Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Itraconazole
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Vulvovag candidiosis 200 mg bd for 1 day or 200 mg once a day for 3 days. Pityriasis versicolor 200 mg once a day fro 7 days. Dermatomycosis 200 mg once a day for 7 days or 100 mg once a day for 15 days. Highly keratinized regions eg, plantar tinea pedis & palmar tinea manus 200 mg bd for 7 days or 100 mg daily for 30 days. Oral candidiosis 100 mg once a day for 15 days. Onychomycosis (continuous treatment) 200 mg once a day for 3 mth. Onychomycosis (pulse treatment) 200 mg bd for 1 wk. Aspergillosis 200 mg once a day for 2-5 mth. Candidosis 100-200 mg once a day for 3 wk to 7 mth. Nonmeningeal cryptococcosis 200 mg once a day for 2 mth to 1 yr. Cryptococcal meningitis 200 mg bd for 2 mth to 1 yr. Histoplasmosis 200 mg once or bd for 8 mth. Sporotrichosis 100 mg once a day for 3 mth. Paracoccidioidomycosis 100 mg once a day for 6 mth. Chromomycosis 100-200 mg once a day for 6 mth. Blastomycosis 100 mg once a day to 200 mg bd for 6 mth.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after a full meal.
Contraindications
Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
History or w/ CHF, decreased gastric acidity. Monitor liver & renal function. Discontinue if neuropathy occurs. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea & constipation; oedema, CHF & pulmonary oedema. Prolonged use, hypokalaemia, hepatitis & hair loss.
Drug Interactions
Contraindicated to terfenadine, astemizole, mizolastine, cisapride, dofetilide, quinidine, pimozide, CYP3A4 metabolised HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor eg, simvastatin, lovastatin, triazolam, oral midazolam. Caution w/ rifampicin, rifabutin, phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarb, INH, clarithromycin, erythromycin, indinavir, ritonavir, CYP3A4 metabolised Ca-channel blockers eg, dihydropyridines & verapamil, oral anticoagulants, saquinavir, vinca alkaloids, busulphan, docetaxel, trimetrexate, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, rapamycin, digoxin, buspirone, alfentanil, alprazolam, brotizolam, midazolam IV, methyprednisolone, ebastine & reboxetine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J02AC02 - itraconazole ; Belongs to the class of triazole derivatives. Used in the systemic treatment of mycotic infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Inox cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
4 × 7's
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