Categories: Antifungal drugs
Diflucan is used for preventing and treating fungal and certain yeast infections. For other conditions the medicine is directed by your doctor.
Diflucan is used only on doctor’s orders. For exact dosing instructions you must check the docket on the Diflucan.
The medicin take by mouth without or with food.
Take the medicine at least 2 hours before proton pump inhibitors (eg, omeprazole).
You to heal up your infection in full when you are take the Grifulvin V for the full course of treatment. Even if in a few days you are feeling better, continue the course. Do not miss any doses.
The medicine works best if you have taken it the same time each day.
Diflucan is an azole antifungal. The medicine is kills sensitive fungi by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane.
Take Diflucan as soon as possible, if you ignore a dose of medicine. You must go back to your regular dosing shedule even if it is almost time for next dose. Remember no way do not take 2 dose at once.
Do not freeze and store in the bathroom. Store the US product below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Store the Canadian product at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C). Store the Diflucan away from moisture and light. Medicine keeps further away from pets and children.
If you are allergic to any component in Diflucan or you are taking astemizole, cisapride, an aldosterone blocker (eg, eplerenone), erythromycin), an ergot alkaloid (eg, ergotamine, a serotonin (5-HT1) receptor agonist (eg, eletriptan), pimozide, or terfenadine do NOT use Diflucan.
If you have any of this apply to you tell about your doctor.
Some components of the Diflucan may interact with others medical conditions. If you have any other apply of the following tell about your doctor:
You are planning to become pregnant; you are pregnant or are breast-feeding
You are taking any nonprescription and prescription medicine, dietary supplement or herbal preparation
You are having allergies to foods, medicines or other substances
You have kidney or liver disease, a weakened immune system, or an irregular heartbeat
You are allergic to other azole antifungals (eg, itraconazole)
Some components of the Diflucan may interact with others medical conditions. If you are taking any other medicines of the following tell about your doctor:
Aldosterone blockers (eg, eplerenone), astemizole, amiodarone, pimozide, cisapride, serotonin receptor agonists (eg, eletriptan), quinolines (eg, ciprofloxacin), macrolide antibiotics (eg, erythromycin), or terfenadine because the risk of severe irregular heartbeat (eg, QT prolongation) may be increased
Rifabutin because may be increased the risk of certain eye problems (eg, uveitis)
Macrolide immunosuppressants (eg, tacrolimus) because may be increased the risk of kidney problems
Rifampin or proton pump inhibitors (eg, omeprazole) because they may decrease Diflucan’s effectiveness
Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin), buspirone, benzodiazepines (eg, alprazolam), carbamazepine cyclosporine, , cyclophosphamide, ergot alkaloids (eg, ergotamine ), HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors or “statins” (eg, simvastatin), haloperidol, hydantoins (eg, phenytoin), muscarinic antagonists (eg, solifenacin, tolterodine) , methadone, narcotics (eg, codeine), sulfonylureas (eg, glipizide) , ramelteon, tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline), or theophylline because the risk of their side effects may be increased by Diflucan.
Many people have minor or no side effects in spite of all medicines account for side effects. If any of follow effects are persist or become bothersome tell your doctor:
Changes in taste; stomach pain; dizziness; nausea; headache.
Take care if any of these severe side effects to turn up:
Severe allergic reactions (itching; hives; rash; tightness in the chest; difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, face, mouth, or tongue); diarrhea; yellowing of the skin or eyes; swollen or tender abdomen; vomiting; scaly, red skin over a large portion of the body.
Please if you have any questions about medicine to speak to parmacist or your doctor.
Only the patient who is prescribed can use Diflucan. The medicine is not sharing other people.
If syptoms are become worse or they are not impruve tell about your doctor.