Itraconazole is an orally-administered, synthetic triazole antifungal drug used to treat systemic and skin infections. Itraconazole is highly effective against yeast and fungus. Toenail infections, dermatophytes (ringworm), and skin diseases are all caused by these types of fungi. This drug is also effective in the treatment of cryptococcosis and blastomycosis, two serious fungal infections.
Who is Itraconazole Capsule, 100 mg for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Itraconazole Capsule, 100 mg?
Itraconazole, a prescription antifungal drug, is an excellent choice for treating fungal infections like: Ringworm (Dermatophytosis) Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis) Window washer's disease (Cryptococcosis) Yeast or Malassezia Dermatitis Blastomycosis Histoplasmosis Candidiasis Aspergillosis
How does Itraconazole Capsule, 100 mg work?
Itraconazole acts by suppressing the enzymes that create ergosterol, a component of the fungus cell wall that is necessary for survival. The fungus begins to ooze and finally dies when its structural integrity is compromised.
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How is Itraconazole Capsule, 100 mg sold?
Individual 100 mg capsules
What are the side effects of Itraconazole Capsule, 100 mg?
The most frequently-reported side effects include: Vomiting Swollen limbs Inappetence Lethargy
What special precautions are there?
Keep children and animals at a safe distance. Do not give to pregnant animals. Dogs with liver disease should be treated with extreme caution. This drug is used to treat fungal infections. Because fungal infections are considered more resistant than their bacterial counterparts, they require a longer course of therapy. As a result, a longer treatment duration is required. When this drug is not taken to the end, the chance of relapse increases. Before the whole course of therapy is completed, your dog may begin to feel, behave, or look better. However, the entire regimen should be followed.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Itraconazole Capsule, 100 mg?
Store at room temperature and keep out of direct sunlight or heat.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.