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Fungal F 150 MG Tablet

Fungal F 150 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Inga Laboratories Pvt. Ltd
Medicine composition: Fluconazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Belonging to the drug group known as triazole antifungals, Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used for treating various fungal infections. It includes yeast infections of the mouth, throat, food pipe, lungs, vagina as well as other organs. The medication is also beneficial for the treatment of meningitis, the infection of the membranes that cover the brain and the spine, which is caused due to fungus. It is also used for preventing yeast infection in people who have a possibility of having a fungal infection when undergoing chemotherapy or a radiation therapy before bone marrow transplantation as the immune system is likely to be weakened at this time.

Fungal F 150 MG Tablet prevents the fungus that can spread the infection in your body to reproduce. It is available in both tablet and liquid form to be taken orally. Usually, this medication is taken once in a day, with food or without it. The dosage and duration of taking the medicine depends on your health condition and how responsive your body is to the drug. Ensure to take the dosage as prescribed by the doctor, not more or less.

The common side effects of Fungal F 150 MG Tablet include headache, diarrhea, nausea, stomach upset, dizziness, vomiting, rashes in people with low immunity and getting a different taste of foods that you have. These mild side effects generally go away in a few days or 1-2 weeks. In case it does not, you may consult your doctor. There are some serious side effects though, that need immediate medical attention:

  • Yellowing of the skin, dark urine, light-coloured stool and itchiness of the skin, indicating liver damage
  • Severe rash or peeling of the skin in patients suffering from cancer or AIDS
  • Irregular or fast heart rate, palpitations, seizures or fainting, indicating Torsades de Pointes (a condition of abnormal rhythm of the heart which may cause a sudden cardiac arrest)
Oropharyngeal Candidiasis
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used to treat fungal infection in the mouth.
Esophageal Candidiasis
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used to treat fungal infection in throat and neck.
Cryptococcal Meningitis
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used to treat meningitis caused by a group of fungi of Cryptococcus strain.
Vaginal Candidiasis
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used to treat yeast infection in the female genital organ.
Urinary Tract Infection
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used to treat fungal infections of the urinary tract.
Peritonitis
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used to treat fungal infection in the abdomen.
Candidemia
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used to treat fungal infection of the male genital organ.
Prophylaxis of Infections in Special Population
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is used for preventing possible fungal infections in people who are undergoing chemotherapy or have AIDS.
Allergy
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to this medicine.
QT Interval prolonging drugs
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet is not recommended for co-administration with drugs that are known to cause specific changes in heart rhythm.
In addition to its intended effect, Fungal F 150 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache Major Common
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause headache in some patients.
Nausea and Vomiting Major Common
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause stomach discomforts like nausea and vomiting in some patients.
Abdominal Pain Moderate Less Common
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause stomach cramps and pain in some patients.
Diarrhea Moderate Less Common
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause loose stools which might have light or clay like appearance.
Skin Rash Moderate Less Common
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause itchy skin with hives and rashes in some patients.
QT Prolongation Major Rare
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet in rare cases can cause abnormalities in the heart rhythm.
Alopecia Moderate Rare
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause reversible hair loss in some patients.
Seizures Major Rare
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause seizures in some patients.
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet Moderate Less Common
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet can cause large and hive like swelling of face, lips, legs, feet, sex organs etc.
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 30 hours. It may increase to 45 hours in elderly people.
What is the onset of action?
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women as there are chances of adverse effects on the developing fetus. However, it can be used in some cases when other alternatives have failed. Consult your doctor and consider the risks involved before deciding to take this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is acceptable for use in a nursing mother. It can be used in treating certain specific infections only after consulting your doctor. Dose adjustment and monitoring the safety of the mother and baby might be required.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fungal F 150 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.
Overdose instructions
Inform your doctor immediately if you are experiencing symptoms of overdose.
India
United States
Japan
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Liver Disease Major
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet should be carefully administered with caution if you are suffering from impaired liver functioning. Suitable dosage adjustments and safety monitoring become necessary in such cases.
QT Prolongation Moderate
Fungal F 150 MG Tablet should be very carefully administered if you have any pre-existing heart conditions. Suitable dosage adjustments and safety monitoring are recommended in such cases.
Kidney disease Moderate
Suitable adjustment is dosage is required based on the extent of kidney impairment. An adjustment in dosage is recommended. If the patient is on hemodialysis then the blood level of Fungal F 150 MG Tablet should be monitored after each session and then the adjusted dose should be administered.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Alprazolam Major
Report the usage of either of the drugs to the doctor so that suitable dosage adjustments can be suggested. Monitoring of blood levels might be required in some cases. Symptoms like drowsiness and difficulty in breathing should be reported immediately to the doctor.
Atorvastatin Major
Use of Fungal F 150 MG Tablet with Atorvastatin is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines so that suitable replacement could be suggested. Symptoms like muscle pain and weakness coupled with fever, joint pain and chills should be reported immediately.
Cisapride Major
Use of Fungal F 150 MG Tablet while you are taking Cisapride is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of Cisapride so that suitable replacement for Fungal F 150 MG Tablet could be prescribed.
Clopidogrel Major
Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines. Dosage adjustments for Clopidogrel might be required in such cases.
Erythromycin Major
Usage of Fungal F 150 MG Tablet along with Erythromycin is not recommended. Inform your doctor about the usage of either of these medicines. Your doctor might prescribe alternative medicines where the risks of side effects are minimal. Immediate medical attention might be required if you feel dizzy, have shortness of breath and feel discomfort in the chest.
Warfarin Moderate
Usage of Fungal F 150 MG Tablet along with Warfarin is recommended only after dosage adjustment. Safety monitoring is a must in such cases. Signs and symptoms like headache, presence of blood in vomit and urine, weakness, unusual bleeding should be reported immediately.
Tretinoin Moderate
Inform your doctor about the usage of either of the drugs. Dosage adjustments and safety monitoring might be required in such cases. Signs and symptoms like headache, nausea, vomiting, disturbances in vision and ringing sensation in the ears should be reported immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am diabetic and also I have some white liquid coming from my inside skin of penis.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am diabetic and also I have some white liquid coming from my inside skin of penis.
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. First and foremost it is necessary to conrol blood glucose very strictly, with fasting < 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c% <6.8. The second point, it looks like fungal infection of the glance or prepuce. It needs to be treated with antifungal drugs. Thanks.
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I have started mild pain in foot sole for some days. Also some moving pain sensation in hand & leg sometimes but not at a fix area. I smoke average 2 cigarette daily. I also have low immunity & gastric problems like gas, heaviness, indigestion etc. Frequently get fungal infection. please suggest what could be the reason & type of doctor I should consult. & Tests to be done initially? My age is 41.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have started mild pain in foot sole for some days. Also some moving pain sensation in hand & leg sometimes but not ...
If you have leg pain then you have to rule out the casues for having leg pain. First of all check your weight and your haemoglobin levels, as Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired and also having leg pain though there are no issues with the knee joint or back pain. Anaemia always leads to the symptoms of being tired that can also be reason to have frequent sprains in the leg once the oxygen levels in the blood comes down it automatically leads to improper functioning of the joints and muscles and that also might make the hip muscles to become tired thereby straining mildly might lead to waist / hip pain.
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Sir? I live in Hostel and I have much some rings like structure in my testis and itching much more, So what should I do for it's complete Removal.

MS - General Surgery, MCh Urology
Urologist, Hyderabad
Sir? I live in Hostel and I have much some rings like structure in my testis and itching much more, So what should I ...
Respected Sir 1.From the symptoms, you might be suffering from fungal infection of the genital skin. 2.Please keep the area clean and dry and apply Candid Dusting powder locally. 3.If the problem persists kindly consult a Urologist. Hope this helps Thanks.

I am suffering from fungal infection many days. Using kz soap. Tablet irritated n fintop, lulizol cream. Is ironed and irritated tablet are same.

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from fungal infection many days. Using kz soap. Tablet irritated n fintop, lulizol cream. Is ironed an...
Treatment for Fungal Infection:-Stop all other applications. Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100 mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Sertacide Cream for application once daily for 1 month. Sebifin cream once daily for 1 month Tab. Fexova 180 mg (if required in case of itching) The treatment has to be complete otherwise the condition will recur. Blood Test- Blood Sugar Fasting & PP. Serum Insulin Fasting and PP. Better to show directly for correct diagnosis .Pictures can be misleading.
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The Stages of HIV Infection!

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HIV Specialist, Surat
The Stages of HIV Infection!

HIV or the human immunodeficiency virus is the lentivirus which causes HIV infection and leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS. The symptoms of HIV vary from person to person. There are three main stages of HIV infections, where each stage has different symptoms.

Here are some facts about the three stages of HIV infections along with the accompanying symptoms.

Acute HIV infection stage: This is the first stage of HIV infection and after three to four weeks of becoming HIV infected, people experience symptoms, which are similar to flu. This flu usually does not last more than two weeks.

Symptoms include:

  1. Fever
  2. Rashes on the body
  3. A sore throat
  4. Swelling of different glands
  5. Headache
  6. Joint and muscle pain
  7. Improper digestion

These symptoms appear and indicate that the body is reacting to the HIV. Infected cells circulate throughout the blood, and the immune system produces HIV antibodies in order to attack the viruses. This process is termed as seroconversion, and it takes place within 45 days of getting infected. The levels of virus in your blood are quite high during this stage.

-     Clinical Latency Stage
This is the second stage of HIV infection, which follows the early stage. This stage is also known as chronic HIV stage. During this stage, HIV is active, but is reproduced at a very low level. People in this stage may not receive symptoms related to HIV or may get mild indications.

In case of people who do not take medicines for HIV treatment, this stage lasts for a long period. Some people, however, progress faster through this stage. Medicines should be taken to keep the virus in check. During this stage, people can transmit HIV to others very easily in spite of not experiencing any symptoms. People who are on medication stay suppressed virally and have a low level of HIV in their blood, and the risk of transmission is less.

-     Symptomic HIV infection or AIDS stage
This is the third stage of HIV infection, which is characterized by severe damage to the immune system of an HIV-virus affected person. A patient is likely to have serious infections and gets bacterial or fungal diseases. The infections are termed as opportunistic infections. The patient is now said to be having AIDS.

The symptoms of this stage are:

  1. Loss of weight
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Sweating at night
  4. Fevers and persistent coughing
  5. Problems in the mouth and skin
  6. Infections on a regular basis
  7. Illness and development of other diseases.

HIV infection affects the body via three stages and leads to AIDS in the third stage. Each stage is accompanied by several symptoms.

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Vaginal Fungal Infection - The Best Way You Can Deal With It!

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Gynaecologist, Amritsar
Vaginal Fungal Infection - The Best Way You Can Deal With It!

Vaginal fungal infection, otherwise called candidiasis, is a typical female condition. Fungal infections are brought on by the growth Candida. This growth is connected with extreme itching, swelling, and irritation. Every fungal infection is distinctive. Therefore, your doctor will recommend a treatment that is best for you. Medicines are by and large decided depending upon the seriousness of the infection.

A particular type of yeast called Candida albicans brings about most of the fungal infections. These fungal infections are effectively treatable. In case you are having repeating infections or issues disposing of an infection with ordinary treatment, then an alternate form of Candida may be the cause. A lab test can tell your doctor which sort of Candida you have. Here are a few ways with which you can deal with vaginal fungal infections:

Simple infections
For simple fungal infections, your specialist will mostly recommend the following treatment(s):

  1. A one to three-day application of an antifungal cream, balm or tablet Normal antifungal medicines is butoconazole (Gynazole), miconazole (Lotrimin), Monistat, and terconazole (Terazol). These medicines can be either prescribed or available over-the-counter.
  2. A solitary intake of oral medicine, for example, fluconazole (Diflucan).
  3. Women with simple fungal infections need to follow up with their specialist to make sure whether the medicine worked. A follow-up will likewise be important if your symptoms return within two months.

Complicated infections
Certain types of Candida will not react to simple treatment and will require a more forceful strategy. In case you meet one of the following criteria, your specialist will more likely tell you that your fungal infection is an extreme one.

Conceivable medications for extreme or complicated vaginal fungal infections include:

  1. 14-day cream, balm, tablet, or suppository vaginal treatment
  2. A few measures of fluconazole (Diflucan)
  3. Long-term medicine of fluconazole (Diflucan) that is taken once a week for six weeks.
  4. Treatment of your sexual partner or use of condoms while having intercourse.

You can treat vaginal fungal infections with regular cures in case that you might want to abstain from taking physician-recommended medicine. These are some mainstream normal cures:

  1. Tea tree oil cream
  2. Garlic or boric acid vaginal balms
  3. Plain yoghurt taken orally or applied into the vagina

Here are some normal strategies for counteractive action:

  1. Abstain from wearing tight jeans, underwear, tights, or stockings
  2. Abstain from utilising female antiperspirant or antiperspirant tampons or cushions
  3. Try not to roam around in wet clothes, particularly swimsuits
  4. Eat an all around adjusted diet
  5. Eat yoghurt or eat foods with lactobacillus
  6. Wear soft clothing, for example, cotton, cloth, or silk
  7. Abstain from sitting in hot tubs
  8. Wash clothes in warm water
  9. Abstain from using hot water bags
  10. Throw away old underwear as often as possible
     
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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, DNB - Ophthalmology , Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment, Fellowship in Phacoemulsification
Ophthalmologist, Vadodara
Corneal Ulcer - What To Know About It?

Antrior most transparent layer of the eye is called cornea. It is an extremely useful layer for refraction and protection of eye.

Any trauma, foreign body or chemical etc can invade the integrity of this layer and can be invaded by bacteria, fungus or virus, resulting in the corneal ulcer. Sometimes, due to hypoxia induced by contact lenses too can result in a corneal ulcer.

Depending on clinical presentation, a doctor diagnoses the cause of the ulcer and start the therapy. Since the transparency of cornea is very important, a doctor starts very intensive therapy. With repeated frequent checkups if a proper and intensive therapy is not given, the ulcer can progress and can cause collection of pus in the anterior chamber which if not attended properly, can cause the infection to travel into the interior of the eyeball (vitreous chamber) resulting in total blindness. The ulcer can become deeper and lead to perforation of the cornea, causing severe damage to the eye and may require removal of pus (evisceration) or total removal of the eye ball.

  • Generally, fungal ulcers are more dangerous and occur mostly in rainy season.
  • It is imperative that a case of corneal ulcer is diagnosed promptly and very intensive treatment proper treatment is given to save the disfigurement of the eye and total irreparable blindness.
  • At times we have not only to give topical drops but oral therapy has to be given. Injections in the eye have to be given. Culture sensitivity has to be done in severe cases to identify the causative organism.
  • In extremely severe cases, we have to perform, therapeutic keratoplasty.


Conclusion: Corneal Ulcer is a serious challenging problem with the potentiality to cause total and irreparable blindness and must be attended promptly by a very expert ophthalmologist to save the eye.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Atopic Dermatitis - Will Homeopathy Be Effective In Healing It?

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Atopic Dermatitis - Will Homeopathy Be Effective In Healing It?

The sudden change in the looks, color or texture of the skin indicates the skin diseases. This can result in swelling, chapping, itching, blistering etc. that can or can’t accompany with pain. The skin disorder may be localized on the specific part or may spread to the whole body; this disease is known as Atopic Dermatitis. The discomfort or pain of this disease also creates an awkward condition with looks. Many skin diseases like pimples, eczema, rashes, and fungal infections along with Atopic Dermatitis much more are commonly found in the people. Measles, rubella, roseola, chicken pox these are common skin diseases found in children. In some conditions, the blistered and inflamed skin can be very painful and the virus infection can continue to chickenpox.

Factors Affecting:

The factors causing Atopic Dermatitis are as wide ranging as the kinds of diseases it. The Atopic Dermatitis can be caused due to heat, immune system weakness, infections, medications, and allergy with chemicals like rubber, cosmetics, detergents, soaps, dyes, etc.

Even the skin type and the various alcohols based or infrequent shampooing is also responsible for the skin problems. Some uncontrolled factors like aging, fatigue, weather and fatigue can often develop skin diseases gradually.

Homeopathy Heals:

Many healthcare systems are available and assure the treatment for Atopic Dermatitis but they can only reduce the symptoms of the problem, whereas homeopathy treatment provides complete cure from the all the symptoms. Homeopathy remedies directly target the deep root cause of Atopic Dermatitis and remove them with the constant use of prescribed medicines. Homoeopathy treatment for Atopic Dermatitis is safer and successful as compared to other healthcare systems. The naturally extracted homeopathy remedies are side effect less and help people to escape from the crucial symptoms of this disease. Homoeopathy treatment and medicine for Atopic Dermatitis initiate the process from taking the case studies to know the hidden root cause of the diseases. The expert physician suggests the Best homeopathy medicine for Atopic Dermatitis to recover permanently. This is a cost effective system and assures the prevention of recurrence as well.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Honey - How Eating It Everyday Can Transform Your Health?

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Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Honey - How Eating It Everyday Can Transform Your Health?

A sweet way to healthy living, is it even possible? Yes! Did you know that eating honey every day can keep you hale and healthy? You have a reason to smile, as you often control yourselves owing to the calories that come with sweetness. If there is one food that is sweet and healthy, it is none other than honey. Honey contains a treasure chest of hidden nutritional and medicinal values. The sweet golden liquid from the beehive is a popular kitchen staple loaded with antibacterial & antifungal properties and it has been used since ancient times. It is known as a power food in Ayurveda.

Apart from being one of the tastiest sweeteners in the world, honey contains compounds which provide you with immense health benefits. Ayurveda emphasizes the goodness of honey in its treatment methods and here are some of those benefits:

  1. Honey acts as an organic immunity booster: As per the Ayurveda, honey can be used as an ultimate immunity booster. Since the ancient times, honey has been used to create a harmony and perfect balance between the five senses. Daily and balanced consumption of honey undoubtedly leads to improved eyesight, cures impotence, diarrhea and bronchial disorders and more. When consumed with the other medicated herbs, honey increases the effectiveness of those herbs. Due to a powerful immunity system, cough and throat problems also get reduced as a result.
  2. Rich in antioxidants: The antioxidants present in honey help to prevent cancer, high blood pressure and makes your skin healthy. Good quality honey contains a generous amount of antioxidants, such as phenols as well as nutritious compounds like organic acids, flavonoids, etc. Antioxidants can prevent some types of cancer and also help in reducing extremely high blood pressure. The antioxidants in honey also enable you to get a healthy, glowing skin. It can be used as a natural conditioner in the case of rough and frizzy hair.
  3. Keeps your heart healthy: Yes, you can control heart diseases, blood sugar and diabetes with a regular dose of honey. Honey helps you to reduce weight and enable you to reduce the risk of heart diseases. A controlled intake of honey helps in reducing the level of LDL or bad cholesterol or the low-density lipoproteins. At the same time, it raises the level of high-density lipoproteins or HDL or good cholesterol. For weight watchers and people on a diet, honey is a safe option, as it reduces the level of triglycerides, thus reducing the risk of heart diseases and the type 2 diabetes.
  4. Honey acts as natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal element:  Honey is known to release hydrogen peroxide which acts as an anti-microbial agent that prevents the growth of bacteria.The use of raw honey mixed with water can be used as a mouthwash. Also rubbing honey directly on affected gums gives instant relief from pain and inflammation and other periodontal diseases. It work wonders in any case of gastroenteritis caused by bacteria. The existence of good bacteria like the lactobacilli or bifidobacteria enables it to heal any burn or wound quickly.
  5. Helps with sleep and associated issues: Quite often if you tend to suffer from insomnia or irregular sleep cycles which can result in frequent memory loss along with some other problems. Honey prevents extreme cellular damages by enabling the body to absorb the required calcium.

The level of serotonin also gets increased by honey, and it improves one’s stressed mood and mental condition. Serotonin eventually gets transformed into melatonin which prevents irregular sleep cycles. With just a spoon of honey early in the morning, take advantage of the goodness of honey; adapt your mind, body, and soul to healthier lifestyle options.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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