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Instructions for use
"Canditral", by its pharmacological properties, refers to antifungal drugs used to systematically treat mycoses and other diseases caused by the activity of fungi (including yeast-like). The drug is quite popular, but not sold in all pharmacies. The cost of one package ranges from 750 to 1050 rubles.
When is appointed?
Kanditral is highly effective in treating fungal infections, so the list of indications for its use is quite extensive. The drug can be used to treat diseases such as:
- fungal skin and nails ;
- scaby ;
- fungal keratitis;
- systemic fungal lesions (mycoses);
- candidiasis of various types;
- cryptococcal meningitis;
- other candidal lesions of the mucous membranes;
Attention! The appointment of Canditral to patients with various forms of immunodeficiency should be made only in cases where the use of drugs of choice (first-line drugs) does not have the desired effect. Medical control is required for the entire period of application of the drug.
How to use?
“Canditral” should be taken after taking any food (within 5 minutes). The capsule should not be chewed or held in the mouth.
|Diagnosis / indications||Daily dosage||The multiplicity of applications per day||Duration of treatment|
|Defeat scaly||200 mg||1 time||Week 1|
|Histoplasmosis||200 mg||1 time at the initial stage; 2 times with maintenance therapy||8 months|
|Candida stomatitis, candidal lesion of the esophagus||200 mg||1 time||7 days (2 weeks if necessary)|
|Systemic candidiasis||100-200 mg||1-2 times||From 3 weeks to 7 months|
|Vulvar and vaginal candidiasis||200 mg||1-2 times||1-3 days|
|Chromomycosis||100-200 mg||1 time||Half a year|
|Onychomycosis||200 mg||1-2 times||1-3 weeks|
|Sporotrichosis||100 mg||1 time||3 months|
|Ringworm||100-200 mg||1 time||7-15 days|
|Systemic Aspergillosis||200 mg||1-2 times||2-5 months|
|Dermatophytosis of the limbs||100-200 mg||1-2 times||7-30 days|
|Keratomycosis||200 mg||1 time||3 weeks|
|Cryptococcosis (without meningitis)||200 mg||1 time||From 2 months to 1 year|
|Cryptococcosis with the clinical manifestations of meningitis||200 mg||2 times||From 2 months to 1 year|
|Blastomycosis||100-200 mg||1-2 times||Half a year|
|Paracoccidioidosis||100 mg||1 time||Half a year|
Note! The removal of the components of the drug from the nail plate is slower compared with the skin and mucous membranes.
Canditral is a serious drug, so its use should be carried out strictly according to the manufacturer's instructions. Do not use the tool in the following categories of patients:
- children under 3 years;
- with intolerance to the components of the drug;
- patients with partial dysfunction of the kidneys and liver.
There are restrictions on the simultaneous reception of "Kanditral" with other medicines, including:
- Midazolam and Triazolam;
- ergot alkaloids (for example, “Ergometrine”, “Ergotatin”, “Methylergometrine”, etc.);
- drugs whose metabolism requires CYP3A4 enzymes ("Mizolastine", "Levometadone", "Sertindol", "Astemizol", etc.);
- Simvastatin and Lovastatin.
Pregnancy and lactation
Candidral can be used to treat pregnant women in cases where the positive effect of treatment covers the risk of developing defects and abnormalities in the fetus.
Breastfeeding is a contraindication to the use of the medication.
The manufacturer warns of the possible occurrence of side effects, including:
- increased activity of liver enzymes;
- malfunctions in the digestive organs (diarrhea, constipation, flatulence);
- vomiting and nausea;
- hepatitis (rare);
- eczema, urticaria and other skin reactions;
- peripheral neuropathy;
- dark urine;
- delayed menstrual cycle in women;
- pulmonary edema.
Important! Against the background of Kanditral, cases of severe liver intoxication with a fatal outcome have been reported, so therapy should be under the supervision of a specialist.
There are no data on overdose cases. If you accidentally take high doses of the drug should wash the stomach with warm saline and take a few tablets of activated charcoal.
Release form and composition
The main active ingredient of the drug is itraconazole (one capsule contains 100 mg of itraconazole). The maximum concentration of the main component is reached in 3-4 hours after taking the capsule. A lasting therapeutic effect can be observed 10-14 days after the start of treatment.
The drug is available in the form of gelatin capsules of 4, 6, 7 and 14 pieces per pack.
The half-life of itraconazole is 1-1.5 days. The main part of the metabolites is excreted in the urine, a small amount - with feces (up to 18% of the total).
Storage of the drug is carried out in room conditions (from 10 to 25 degrees) for 30 months from the date of manufacture.
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