What is Diflucan (Fluconazole)?
Diflucan (Fluconazole) is an antifungal antibiotic used to treat infections. These infections are caused by fungus and yeasts, which can attack some important parts of the body such as lungs, genital area, throat, esophagus, mouth, and the blood. Besides, Fluconazole is also intended to treat fungal infection in people with weak immune system produced by bone marrow transplant, or diseases such as AIDS. Besides, this medicinal drug is produced by Pfizer in year 1993.
How should I take Diflucan (Fluconazole)?
Diflucan (Fluconazole) should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. It is very important for the patient to listen to every doctor’s instruction carefully so that he or she does not feel regretful. The dose of the patient will actually depend upon the infection he or she is getting treated for. To treat vaginal infection only one dose is sufficient whereas for other infections the first dose may be a double dose. The medicine should be taken with a glass full of water. However, for oral suspension make sure that the dose is fully measured by a dose-measuring device.
What happens if I miss a dose?
As mentioned above it is important for the patient to take every instruction seriously regarding the use of the drug. But if the patient somehow forgets the intake of dosage then next dosage can be taken to make up for the loss only when it is scheduled. But if it is not due then there is no need to take extra dose as it may increase the risk of side effects.
What are the dosage forms and strengths of Diflucan (Fluconazole)?
It is important for the patient to know that the dosage of Diflucan (Fluconazole) varies from person to person as it depends on the kind of treatment being offered. Normally, for adults the recommended dosage varies between 50-400 mg. However, the oral suspension(liquid medicine) is available in 10 mg/ml and 40 mg/ml and injection in 2 mg/ml.
Should I use Diflucan (Fluconazole)with food or without food?
Diflucan (Fluconazole) can be taken with food or without food. So, it is all up to a patient how he wants to consume the drug. For any doubts related to the intake of drug a patient must meet a doctor and get them clear.
What are the side effects of Diflucan (Fluconazole)?
Find below the side effects of Diflucan (Fluconazole). Here we started.
Some most common side effects include:
• Abdominal pain
Less Common Side effects are:
• Clay-colored tools
• Loss of appetite
• Easy bruising or bleeding
• Seizure problems
• Unusual weakness
• Flu symptoms
RareSide effects are:
• Hair loss
• Severe allergic skin reaction
• Abnormal heart rhythm
• Disturbance in the blood cells numbers
Note: The above may not be a complete list of side effects. For emergency call a doctor or report about any unusual side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. Besides, if a patient is already on some medications, including over-the-counter, prescriptions, vitamins and herbal productsthen he or she should inform the doctor about the same before taking Diflucan (Fluconazole). For easy purchase of the drug go online.
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