Sporanox 100 mg capsule: Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: J & J

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Trade name: Sporanox

Strength: 100 mg

Type: Capsule

Active ingredient: Itraconazole

Category: Itraconazole belongs to antifungal drugs.

Pregnancy category: Itraconazole belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).

Uses: Sporanox 100 mg capsule is used to treat fungal infections. (Blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, aspergillosis, oral Thrush, candidiasis, onychomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, vaginal Candidiasis, cryptococcosis, systemic Fungal Infection)

How to use: Take Sporanox 100 mg capsule orally with meals. You need to take this medication for about 3 months to treat the infection. Continue taking medication till full prescribed amount is finished. Stopping the medication in the middle may result in return of the infection.

Side Effects: abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, gas, constipation, headache, dizziness, stomach upset, runny nose

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Dosage: Initially dose: 200 mg orally 3 times a day for the first 3 days of therapy. Maintenance dose: 200 mg orally once or twice a day.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: August 30th, 2016