This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for fungal infections of the skin, hair, fingernails and toenails. It makes the skin more resistant to fungal growth.
Contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease or blood disease porphyria, during pregnancy and hypersensitivity.
Adult: PO- 0.5-1 g/day. Hair and skin infections: 2-8 week. Fingernail infections: 6 months. Toenail infections: 12 months or more.
It comes as a tablet, capsule and oral liquid to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, porphyria, lupus, or history of alcohol abuse, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Avoid exposure to sunlight.
• Gastrointestinal :
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth soreness and increased thirst.
• Central Nervous System : Headache, depression, sleeplessness and fatigue.
• Allergic Reactions : Rash, shortness of breath, itching and hives.
This medication may reduce the effect of oral contraceptives; take other contraceptive measures to prevent pregnancy.
Store it at room temperature. Do not allow the liquid to freeze.
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