CARITRA 100 CAPSULE (Itraconazole) Drug Price and Information

Itraconazole (CARITRA 100 CAPSULE) is an antifungal agent, prescribed for treating fungal infections. Itraconazole is indicated for treating onychomycosis of the toenail caused by the fungus named Trichophyton rubrum or T. mentagrophytes.
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CARITRA 100 - Carise Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

CARITRA 100   Capsule

Generic : Itraconazole
4 capsules
Price Updated on Mar 23, 2023
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Drug information on CARITRA 100 CAPSULE from Carise Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd


When is CARITRA 100 CAPSULE prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

The recommended dose is 200 mg (one tablet) once daily for 12 consecutive weeks for treating Onychomycosis of the toenail. It should be taken with a full meal at the same time each day.

What are the common side effects of CARITRA 100 CAPSULE

Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and loss appetite.

Body as a Whole : Fluid retention, fatigue, fever and uneasiness.

Skin : Rash and itching.

Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, decreased sexual activity and drowsiness.

Heart : High blood pressure.

Metabolic : Decrease in potassium level.

Genitourinary : Impotence.

Liver : Abnormal liver function.

Respiratory: Difficulty in breathing.

How to use CARITRA 100 CAPSULE?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.


In which conditions should CARITRA 100 CAPSULE be avoided?

• Patients with heart failure
• Pregnancy
• Allergy to Itraconazole
• Along with certain medications like cisapride, dofetilide, ergot alkaloids, statins, methadone, oral midazolam, nisoldipine, pimozide etc.


What are the Precautions needed with CARITRA 100 CAPSULE

• Avoid excess dose of itraconazole

• Patients with heart failure, leg swelling, hearing loss, neuropathy and lung edema should be extremely cautious while taking Itraconazole.

• Itraconazole may cause dizziness. So, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Caution should be exercised in patients with:
1. A history of HIV infection, weakened immune system
2. Kidney problems
3. Liver problems
4. Irregular heartbeat
5. Elderly, children

Drug Interactions of CARITRA 100 CAPSULE

Do not take Itraconazole with Antiarrhythmics, Anticonvulsants, Anti-HIV Agent, Antimycobacterials, Antineoplastics, Antipsychotics, Benzodiazepines, Calcium Channel Blockers, Gastric Acid Suppressors/Neutralizers, Gastrointestinal Motility Agents, HMG CoA-Reductase Inhibitors, Macrolide Antibiotics, Oral Hypoglycemic Agents, Polyenes, Opiate Analgesics

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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