Drug Type: Antifungal

Itraconazole


Itraconazole is an antifungal drug used for treating certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections (sour crop) in birds. It is often used in combination with other drugs, such as amphotericin B and/or clotrimazole. Itraconazole is more effective against Aspergillus spp. than other antifungal drugs, and has less potential toxic side effects.

Typical Dosage: 5-10 mg/kg BID, given orally.
  • Reduced appetite
  • Yellowing of the eyes or skin
  • Cough up mucus
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • meloxicam
  • certain antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin, erythromycin
  • certain medicines for the heart like disopyramide, dofetilide, dronedarone, eplerenone, quinidine, ranolazine
  • colchicine
  • other medicines that prolong the QT interval (cause an abnormal heart rhythm)
  • red yeast rice
  • certain medicines for seizures like carbamazepine, phenytoin
  • other medicines for fungal infections
  • praziquantel