itraconazole (generic name)
It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections
(i tra KO na zole)
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What is this medicine?ITRACONAZOLE (i tra KO na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?Take this medicine by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Use a specially marked spoon, or container to measure your dose. Ask your pharmacist if you do not have one. Household spoons are not accurate. Swish the solution in the mouth then swallow. Do not take with food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Take all of your medicine as directed even if you think your are better. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medicine?Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. Some fungal infections need many weeks or months of treatment to cure.
If you use antacids, do not take them at the same time as this medicine. Instead, take this medicine 1 hour before or 4 hours after antacids.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):