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Fabizol 400 MG Tablet

Manufactured byUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsFluconazole
Description
Fabizol 400 MG Tablet 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. It works by stopping the growth of fungi, thus preventing the spread of infections. Fabizol 400 MG Tablet can cause side effects like nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach discomfort, etc. Consult with your doctor if these side effects are persistent and/or getting worse. Avoid activities like driving vehicles or operating machines while taking this medicine as it can occasionally cause dizziness. Fabizol 400 MG Tablet can be taken with or without food. Continue to take this medicine for the prescribed duration even if you feel better after a few doses as it may increase the risk of re-infection. Fabizol 400 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have 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 Fabizol 400 MG Tablet and cause side effects. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Fabizol 400 MG Tablet

  • Headache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Hair loss
  • Heartburn
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness

Uses of Fabizol 400 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Oropharyngeal Candidiasis
  • Oesophageal Candidiasis
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Fungal Urinary Tract Infection
  • Peritonitis
  • Candidemia
  • Prophylaxis of Infections in Special Population
  • Fungal Pneumonia
  • Skin fungal infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    It is not known when Fabizol 400 MG Tablet will start its action after administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Fabizol 400 MG Tablet may remain in your body for approximately 7-8 days.
  • 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 Fabizol 400 MG Tablet
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Fabizol 400 MG Tablet 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?
    Fabizol 400 MG Tablet is safe for use while breastfeeding. However, avoid taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Allergy

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet 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

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet 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

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may harm your foetus. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet is safe for use while breastfeeding. However, avoid taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
General warnings

Skin problems

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet 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.

Driving or operating machines

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet may occasionally cause dizziness or seizures (sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in your brain). Hence, avoid activities like driving or operating machines if you experience such symptoms.

Heart condition

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet 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.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of Fabizol 400 MG Tablet. 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

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor. Contact your doctor if you suspect an overdose with Fabizol 400 MG Tablet.
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

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet 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

Fabizol 400 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have kidney problems as a damaged kidney may lead to 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 Fabizol 400 MG Tablet as instructed by your doctor. Do not crush, break or chew the tablet. Avoid taking more than the recommended dose. Avoid driving or operating machines if you feel dizzy or lightheaded after taking Fabizol 400 MG Tablet. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve after few days or if it worsens.
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
Fabizol 400 MG Tablet works by stopping the growth of fungus and preventing the spread of infection.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Azole antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

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