Itraconazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections. It is used to treat fungal infections of the mouth or vagina (thrush), skin and other parts of the body such as finger and toenails.
How Itraconazole works
Itraconazole is an antifungal medication. It kills and stops the growth of the fungi by destroying its cell membrane, thereby treating your skin infection.
- Itraconazole helps treat fungal infections of mouth, skin, vagina or any other parts of the body.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Take it with food, preferably at the same time everyday.
- Use a reliable method of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
- Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Itraconazole.
- Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
- Inform your doctor if you develop allergic reactions, nerve pain, or hearing loss.