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Fabizol 150 MG Tablet

Manufactured byUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsFluconazole
Description

Fabizol 150 MG Tablet is an anti-fungal agent. It is used to prevent and treat infections caused by fungi and yeasts. It acts by stopping the growth and multiplication of these organisms.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Fabizol 150 MG Tablet

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

Uses of Fabizol 150 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Oropharyngeal Candidiasis
  • Esophageal Candidiasis
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Peritonitis
  • Candidemia
  • Prophylaxis of Infections in Special Population
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • 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.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to fluconazole or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

QT Interval prolonging drugs

This medicine is not recommended for co-administration with drugs like dofetilide, pimozide, quinidine, and cisapride that are known to cause elevated plasma concentrations of this medicine and may prolong the QT interval.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Skin disorders

This medicine may cause a condition where the skin starts to peel off in some patients. If you have had fungal infections in the past, then symptoms of infections should be monitored closely. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause dizziness or even seizures in a few patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine

Geriatric use

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly since the effects are more severe, warranting an adjustment in dosage.

Birth control

This medicine may interact with the birth control pill you might be consuming and hence contraception might be ineffective. Alternate means of birth control are to be adopted while you are taking this medicine.

Heart condition

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact your doctor in case of an overdose.
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

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of liver toxicity. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

QT Prolongation

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs. This medicine may further prolong QT intervals in such patients and worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food, as directed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
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
This medicine acts by stopping the production of a certain vital component for the fungi. This results in the disruption of the cell membrane formation process and inhibits the growth of the organism.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Azole antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

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