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Canex 100 MG Tablet DT

Manufactured byVance & Health Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsFluconazole
Description
Canex 100 MG Tablet DT is an anti-fungal medicine. It is used in the treatment of various fungal infections affecting your skin, lungs, mouth, throat, meninges (protective layer covering the brain and spinal cord), etc. Canex 100 MG Tablet DT works by stopping the growth of fungi, thus preventing the spread of infections. Canex 100 MG Tablet DT shows side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, upset stomach, etc. Consult with your doctor if these side effects are persistent or getting worse. Avoid activities like driving vehicles or operating machines while taking Canex 100 MG Tablet DT as it can occasionally cause dizziness. Canex 100 MG Tablet DT can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on the severity of the infection. Continue to take Canex 100 MG Tablet DT for the prescribed duration even if you feel better after a few doses, as it may increase the risk of re-infection. Canex 100 MG Tablet DT is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver, or kidney problems, or any other medical conditions. Report all your current medicines to your doctor before starting the treatment as they can interact with Canex 100 MG Tablet DT and cause side effects. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Canex 100 MG Tablet DT

Forcan 100 MG Tablet DT
Cipla Ltd.
Zocon 100 MG Tablet DT
Fdc Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Canex 100 MG Tablet DT

  • Headache
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Indigestion
  • Hair loss
  • Heartburn
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness

Uses of Canex 100 MG Tablet DT

What is it prescribed for?

  • Oropharyngeal Candidiasis
  • Oesophageal Candidiasis
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Fungal Urinary Tract Infection
  • Peritonitis
  • Candidemia
  • Skin fungal infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken for Canex 100 MG Tablet DT to start its action is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which Canex 100 MG Tablet DT remains active in your body is not clinically determined.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Canex 100 MG Tablet DT
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Canex 100 MG Tablet DT is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may harm your foetus. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Canex 100 MG Tablet DT is acceptable for use while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.

Allergy

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

QT Interval prolonging drugs

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT may cause QT prolongation (a condition in which your heart muscles take a longer time to recharge between a heartbeat) in some cases. Hence, this medicine is not recommended for use together with other medicines that may also cause QT prolongation such as Cisapride, Primozide, Quinidine, etc., as it may further worsen your condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may harm your foetus. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT is acceptable for use while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.
General warnings

Skin disorders

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT may cause skin conditions in which you may develop painful rashes and blisters on your skin that ultimately start to peel off. Hence, consult your doctor if you develop a skin rash during treatment with this medicine.

Heart condition

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT should be used with caution if you have heart problems as this medicine may cause QT prolongation (a condition in which your heart muscles take a longer time to recharge between a heartbeat). Thus, it may further worsen your condition.

Driving or operating machines

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT may occasionally cause dizziness or seizures (fits). Hence, avoid driving vehicles or operating machines if you experience such symptoms.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of Canex 100 MG Tablet DT. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to compensate for a missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose. Contact your doctor if you suspect an overdose with Canex 100 MG Tablet DT.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Alprazolam

Atorvastatin

Cisapride

Erythromycin

Warfarin

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT should be used with caution if you have liver problems as this medicine is broken down in your liver. An impaired liver will not use the medicine properly, leading to increased levels of unused medicine in your blood. It may also cause further liver damage.

Kidney Disease

Canex 100 MG Tablet DT should be used with caution if you have kidney problems as a damaged kidney may lead to an accumulation of unused medicine in your body and increase the risk of side effects. Your doctor may suggest another suitable medicine or adjust the dose accordingly based on your condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Canex 100 MG Tablet DT as instructed by your doctor. Avoid taking more than the recommended dose. Avoid driving or operating machines if you feel dizzy or lightheaded after taking Canex 100 MG Tablet DT. Consult your doctor if you experience any undesired effects that persist or worsen.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Canex 100 MG Tablet DT works by stopping the growth of fungi and preventing the further spread of infections.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Azole antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

Drugs, H., 2021. Fluconazole: MedlinePlus Drug Information. [online] Medlineplus.gov. Available at: < [Accessed 28 January 2022].

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Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2021. Fluconazole. [online] Available at: < [Accessed 28 January 2022].

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Fluconazole>
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