Itraconazole is an antifungal drug effective against most fungal infections. Itraconazole was produced to improve upon Ketoconazole to reduce the number of side effects and effectiveness for certain types of infections.
Itraconazole works by inhibiting the enzymes that make ergosterol, a key component in the fungal cell wall. This causes the fungus to be structurally inadequate so that it leaks and dies.
Store in a tightly sealed container at room temperature and protected from heat or light.
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.
Itraconazole may result in these side effects:
Itraconazole may react with these drugs:
DO NOT GIVE ITRACONAZOLE TO PREGNANT PETS
USE CAUTION WHEN ADMINISTERING THIS DRUG TO PETS WITH LIVER DISEASE