Introduction to Enazole 200mg Capsule

This medication is an antifungal, effective in treating infections in the mouth, vagina, throat, and other body parts, including toenails and fingernails

It works by inhibiting fungal growth and killing fungi by damaging their cell membranes

How Enazole 200mg Capsule Works?

It is an antifungal preparation that kills fungi by destroying the cell membrane of fungus leading to effectively treat the skin infection.

How To Use Enazole 200mg Capsule

  • Take the dose and maintain the frequency following the advice of a healthcare professional
  • The entire medicine can be consumed in one go without breaking, chewing or crushing it
  • Take the drug after having a meal but take it with consistency

Special Precautions About Enazole 200mg Capsule

  • Do not take this medication if you are pregnant or may become pregnant unless advised by your doctor Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have a history of heart failure, a weak immune system (including HIV/AIDS), kidney issues, or liver problems like jaundice

Benefits Of Enazole 200mg Capsule

  • Effective in the treatment of antifungal infections
  • Kills fungi by breakdown the fungal cell membrane

Side Effects Of Enazole 200mg Capsule

  • Rash,
  • Dizziness,
  • Stomach pain,
  • Nausea

What If I Missed A Dose Of Enazole 200mg Capsule

Use medicine as you remember to take. If next dose is near than Skip the missed Dose. Do not double up for the missed Dose. If you miss dose frequently than consult your Doctor

FAQS

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. Why has my doctor asked me to get blood tests done?

Your doctor is probably trying to monitor your liver’s functioning. Enazole may cause serious liver damage. Therefore, if you develop loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, dark urine or abdominal pain while taking Enazole, you should tell your doctor immediately.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. What should I do if I skip a dose of Enazole?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not double the dose to make up for the forgotten dose.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. What is drug resistance? Is it possible to develop resistance to Enazole?

Sometimes it happens that the fungi gets modified in your body and the medicine no longer works. This is called drug resistance. Resistance to Enazole has been reported with some candida species (krusei, glabrata and tropicalis). Enazole should not be used for infection caused due to these species. Take the complete course of Enazole to avoid drug resistance.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. For how long do I need to take Enazole?

The dose and length of treatment depends on the type and site of infection and your response to the treatment. For example, if you are taking Enazole for athlete’s foot (fungal infection of the skin on the feet and between the toes), the dose may need to be taken for 30 days, on the other hand, if you are taking it for candidal infection of vagina, the dose may span from 1 day to 3 days depending on the dosage advised by the doctor.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. My doctor prescribed Enazole to me but not to my friend who had a similar fungal infection because she was on dofetilide. Why is it so?

Your doctor did not prescribe Enazole to your friend because Enazole interferes with the working of dofetilide. This interference can cause disturbed electrical activity of the heart, which can be harmful for the patient.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. What is Enazole used for?

Enazole is used to treat fungal infections caused by Trichophyton spp., Microsporum spp., and Epidermophyton floccosum. The infections caused could be ringworm infection, infection of feet, or infection in groin and buttocks. This medicine also treats persistent infection of fingernails and toenails, persistent candida (yeast) infections of vagina or candida (yeast) infections of the mouth or throat in patients with lower resistance to disease. It is also used in the treatment of cryptococcal infection and infections caused by histoplasma, aspergillus and blastomyces.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. I have been on Alprazolam for quite some time. Is it okay if I start Enazole now?

Yes, you can take both Alprazolam and Enazole together, but keep a watch on the side effects of alprazolam such as lightheadedness or drowsiness. If side effects appear after taking Enazole, talk to your doctor who will modify the dose of alprazolam.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. I am taking Enazole for nail infection but there does not seem to be any improvement. Can I stop taking it?

No, you should not stop taking Enazole without completing the entire course because doing so may not completely cure the fungal infection. It usually takes about 6-9 months for nail lesion to disappear because after the medicine eliminates the fungus, the new nail takes several months to grow. Do not worry if you do not see any improvement during the treatment.

Enazole 200mg Capsule

Q. Can I take antacid and Enazole together?

Enazole can be utilized by the body if there is sufficient acid in the stomach. Medicines for stomach ulcers, heartburn or indigestion neutralize the acid produced by the stomach. Therefore, take antacids or any such medicine about 2 hours after taking Enazole. If you are taking antacids (medicines that stop the production of stomach acid), take Enazole capsules with a drink of cola.

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Health And Lifestyle

Keep the affected area clean and dry. Avoid scratching and touching it frequently to prevent the spread of infection and stay hydrated. Wear loose, breathable clothing for comfort.

Drug Interaction

  • Alfuzosin, Amisulpride, Aripiprazole,Carbamazepine

DRUG FOOD INTERACTION

  • grapefruit juice, marijuana

Disease Explanation

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A fungal infection is a condition in which fungi enter your body. These fungi can grow on your skin, nails, or other body parts, leading to symptoms like redness, itching, or swelling. Fungal infections are more prevalent in warm and moist areas of the body.

Update on: Friday, 28 June, 2024

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Ashwani Singh