Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping
the growth of fungus and is used to treat infections of the mouth, throat,
vagina and other parts of the body including fingernails and toenails. It kills
fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.
Fungicide Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as
prescribed by your doctor. They should be swallowed whole and taken with food.
The dosage and length of treatment will depend on the condition you are being
treated for. Sometimes this will be in cycles of use and non-use. To get the
most benefit, take this medicine at evenly spaced times and continue using it
until your prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a
few days. If you stop treatment too early, the infection may return and if you
miss doses you can increase your risk of infections that are resistant to
further treatment. Tell your doctor if the infection does not get better or if
it gets worse. Avoid taking antacid treatments within one hour before or two
hours after you take it.
The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach
pain, headache and feeling sick (nausea). These are not usually serious, but
you should call your doctor if you think you might have a severe allergic
reaction. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, throat or face,
swallowing or breathing problems, feeling dizzy or faint and nausea. Get
emergency help if this happens.
Do not take it if you are pregnant or could become pregnant
unless your doctor has told you to. Talk to your doctor before taking it if you
have ever had heart failure, a weak immune system (including HIV/AIDS), kidney
problems or liver problems such as yellow skin (jaundice). This medicine may
not be suitable for you. If your course of treatment is for more than a month,
your doctor may want to check your liver by testing your blood. The drugs may
make you dizzy or have blurred vision so do not drive or operate machines until
it is safe.