The Brand Name CANDISTAT Has Generic Salt :: Itraconazole 

CANDISTAT  Is From Company Merck Priced :: Rs. 156.48

CANDISTAT have Itraconazole is comes under Sub class Anti Fungals of  Main Class Anti Infectives

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Fungals 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Itraconazole  CAP  Rs. 156.48  4
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 4
 CANDISTAT  Merck  100MG  4 Rs. 156.48

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Merck :: CANDISTAT  Itraconazole  Anti Infectives Anti Fungals

Indications for Drugs ::

Candidiasis, Fungal infections, Tinea pedis, Tinea cruris, Tinea corporis, Pityriasis versicolor

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO: Oropharyngeal candidiasis As cap: 100 mg/day for 15 days. Vulvovaginal candidiasis As cap: 200 mg twice daily for 1 day. Pityriasis versicolor As cap: 200 mg/day for 7 days. Tinea corporis; Tinea cruris As cap: 100 mg/day for 15 days. Fungal nail infections As cap: 200 mg/day for 3 mth. Systemic fungal infections As cap: 100-200 mg once daily, up to 200 mg twice daily for invasive or disseminated infections. Prophylaxis of infections in neutropenic or AIDS patients As cap: 200 mg/day, up to 200 mg twice daily if needed. Tinea pedis; Tinea manuum As cap: 100 mg/day for 30 days.

Contraindication ::

Hypersensitivity to azole antifungals; pregnancy and lactation; hepatic disease. IV: CrCl: <30 ml/min. Drug Precautions ::

Renal insufficiency; CHF, history of CHF, COPD; monitor liver function.

Drug Side Effects ::

Dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea; menstrual disorders; constipation, rash, pruritus, urticaria; angioedema, anaphylaxis. Increased liver enzyme values, jaundice, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, hypokalaemia. Potentially Fatal: Liver failure; heart failure; pulmonary oedema; CV disease.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

3

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Itraconazole decreases ergosterol synthesis by interfering w/ cytochrome P450 activity. This inhibits cell membrane function of susceptible fungi including Microsporum spp., Trichophyton spp., Candida spp., Aspergillus spp., Epidermophyton spp., Cryptococcus neoformans, Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, sporothrix schenckii, Malassezia furfur, Coccidioides immitis and Paracoccidiodes brasiliensis. It also has antiprotozoal activity against Leishmania spp.

Drug Interactions ::

May increase the plasma concentrations of oral anticoagulants, digoxin, cilostazol, alprazolam, midazolam (IV), repaglinide, corticosteroids (e.g. budesonide, dexamethasone, fluticasone, methylprednisolone). May increase plasma concentration w/ HIV protease inhibitors (e.g. ritonavir, indinavir, saquinavir), erythromycin, clarithromycin. May reduce plasma concentration w/ isoniazid, carbamazepine, nevirapine, phenytoin, Phenobarbital, rifampicin, rifabutin. May reduce absorption w/ PPIs, antacids, antimuscarinics, histamine H2 receptor antagonists. Concomitant use w/ dihydropyridines may cause oedema. May increase negative inotropic effects of verapamil. May increase risk of potentially fatal resp depression w/ fentanyl. Potentially Fatal: May increase risk of QT prolongation or torsades de pointes w/ astemizole, bepridil, cisapride, dofetilide, levacetylmethadol (levomethadyl), mizolastine, pimozide, quinidine, sertindole, terfenadine, methadone, ranolazine, dronedarone, halofantrine. May increase risk of myopathy including rhabdomyolysis w/ HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (e.g. atorvastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin). May increase risk of ergotism w/ ergot alkaloids (e.g. ergotamine, dihydroergotamine, ergometrine, methylergometrine). May potentiate hypnotic and sedative effect of triazolam and oral midazolam. May increase plasma concentration of eletriptan, nisoldipine, felodipine, disopyramide, irinotecan, lurasidone; colchicine (patient w/ renal or hepatic failure). May increase risk of hypotension and hyperkalaemia w/ eplerenone.

 

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