Itraconazole is an anti fungal medicine. It is usually prescribed for skin infections (also called daad) Besides that, if you have fungal infection in your nails, mouth, vagina or internal organs then also this medicine is prescribed. Itraconazole is available under many brand names in the market such as Syntran, Candiforce, Canditral, Sporanox, Fungikem etc. Itraconazole is available for 100mg and 200mg doses in the market, but some companies also provide a 400mg dosage but be careful that you only take the dosage prescribed by your Doctor. While consuming Itraconazole please keep the following things in your mind First thing, itraconazole should always be consumed either with food or after food. Second thing, if you drink Pepsi/Coca Cola or Lemonade, then you can have Itraconazole with them as well. because higher acidity, more acid production will lead to better absorption of the medicine. Usually itraconazole is a very safe medicine but sometimes patients complaint that they are suffering from a stomach ache, vomiting, nausea or rashes are showing. If you have consumed itraconazole before and you had an allergy, please inform your doctor. Now we will answer some common questions related to itraconazole? Can taking Itraconazole cause damage to the liver? No, Itraconazole is a very safe Medicine. But, if you have a history of liver diseases or if you have ever had jaundice or any other liver problem, please inform your doctor. Can alcohol be consumed with itraconazole? I generally advise that please, with any anti fungal you shouldn’t consume alcohol. Is Itraconazole an antibiotic or is it a steroid? No, Itraconazole is neither a steroid nor an antibiotic. Itraconazole is purely an anti fungal medicine that is given for fungal infections. Can itraconazole be taken in heart disease? If you had any heart problems in the past or if you are currently suffering from any heart disease, then before starting the medicine you should first consult your doctor. How does itraconazole work? Itraconazole acts on ergosterol, which is a part of the cell of a fungus. As soon it stops the production of ergosterol, then it will stop the cell from multiplying, thus killing the fungus and this is how it treats the fungal infection. I hope you liked my video and got more new information from it. For more such informative videos please subscribe to 1mg YouTube channel.