Sporanox is a medicine belongs to a class of drugs known as Azole antifungals. It has an active component Itraconazole. This medicine is approved for the treatment of treat infections in adults caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body such as the lungs, mouth or throat, toenails, or fingernails. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the leading pharmaceutical companies manufactured this medicine. It is made available for oral consumption in the form of capsule form in a dosage of 100 mg.
Manufacturer: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Active Ingredient: This medicine contains active component Itraconazole, which is a synthetic triazole component that shows antimycotic properties. This medication acts by inhibiting fungal cytochrome P450 enzymes that leads to a reduction in fungal ergosterol synthesis. Due to its low toxicity profile, this medication can be used for long-term maintenance treatment of chronic fungal infections. It is triazole antifungal agent indicated for the treatment of systemic and superficial fungal infections.
Indications: Given medication is an antifungal medicine that fights infections caused by fungus. This effective medicine Sporanox is indicated to treat infections in adults caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body like the lungs, mouth or throat, toenails, or fingernails.
Action Mechanism: This particular medication works by restricting the growth of fungi. Sporanox invades the growth factor of the fungi. This way it heals the infection effectively.
Dosages: This medication is available for oral administration as a capsule form in a dosage as mentioned below:
- 100 mg: It must be taken with a full meal as directed by the doctor, usually once or twice a day. This capsule should be swallowed whole
This medication is not advisable in pregnant, it may inhibit the growth of fetus. Avoid consuming alcohol while treating with this medicine.