Diflucan is an antibiotic of the antifungal group. It is prescribed for treatment of fungal infections. It can be used to treat vaginal, throat and fungal infections, infections of the urinary tract, peritonitis, and pneumonia.
It is recommended to take the medicine as it was prescribed by your doctor. Take it one time per day with or without food.
Before starting your treatment with Diflucan tell your doctor about all conditions you may have: liver disease or kidney disease. Avoid drinking alcohol beverages. The medicine can make you dizzy, so be more attentive.
Patients with hypersensitivity to Fluconazole or other antifungal azole preparations, kidney and liver disorders, heart diseases, low blood levels of calcium, magnesium or potassium can't use the medicine.
Possible side effect
Hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes),severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash, easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness, fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, convulsions are common side effects. If you experience one of them contact your doctor.
Diflucan can interact with blood thinners (warfarin), cyclosporine; oral diabetes medicines; rifabutin or rifampin; sedatives (diazepam lorazepam, alprazolam, or midazolam); seizure medications; theophylline.
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time of the next intake just skip it and go back to your schedule.
If you think you have overdosed the medicine seek emergency medical help at once. The overdose symptoms are confusion or unusual thoughts or behavior.
Store the medicine at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets.
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