Diflucan (Fluconazole)

What is Diflucan?

Diflucan, also known as Fluconazole, serves one of the most effective and quality antifungal medications on the pharmaceutical market. It is commonly prescribed to patients suffering from infectious diseases caused by fungus. Usually such problems invade diverse parts of the body, with the most frequently affected being lungs, bladder, throat, mouth, genitals, esophagus and others. Diflucan prevents and treats fungal infections in patients with weak immune system due to the bone marrow transplant, cancer treatment and a range of health disorders and illnesses, such as AIDS, HIV, etc. Additionally, the medication can be recommended by the doctor for other instances, not mentioned in the safety guide.


Recommendations for Use

While taking Diflucan, mind a drastic effect it produces on the organism. Administer the medication following all the instructions given by your health provider. Never use the drug in smaller or larger doses or longer than necessary. A correctly taken dose increases the chances of eliminated symptoms and fast recovery. As a rule, a doctor will recommend you the dose depending on your general health condition and type of infection you are treating. Follow the prescription and all the instructions of your physician to make Diflucan intake a beneficial issue. Administer the drug with or without food. Continue using the medication even if your symptoms improve. Once you have missed one Diflucan dose, take it as soon as possible; though skip this dose if the following scheduled intake is soon to come. Do not increase or double the dose, otherwise, you may experience severe complications related to Diflucan misuse and overuse.

Precautions and Contraindications

Striving to take advantage of the medication intake, consult your healthcare provider first. Make sure you are not allergic to the ingredients of the drug and your health condition is corresponding for Diflucan intake. Provide your doctor with all the details of your health state, including the most insignificant diseases and other disorders, especially: HIV or AIDS, Liver or kidney disorders, Heart rhythm problems, Heart issues,Cancer,Long QT syndrome and others.

Inform your doctor about birth control pills you are taking, since Diflucan can decrease their effect. Replace them with non-hormonal methods to control birth. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding to ensure a high safety level of the drug on the health of an unborn and nursing child.

Drug Interactions

As any other antifungal medication, Diflucan can interact with different treatments. Tell your doctor about all the medications you are currently taking to eliminate the risk of harmful combinations and devastating effects on the organism. Pay exceptional attention to medications including:

• Antidepressants;


• Diabetes medications;

• Tuberculosis drugs;

• Narcotic pills;

• Seizure treatments;

• HIV and AIDS drugs;

• Cancer medications;

• Blood thinners;

• Other antifungal remedies, etc.

This is not a full list of drugs that can interact with Diflucan, so check its reaction with other drugs you are taking before the administration.

Side Effects

Seek emergency medical assistance once you have noticed any complications related to the allergic reaction of the organism to Diflucan intake. They are hives, itching, swelling of the lips, face, throat and tongue, problems breathing and others.

Call your doctor and get the necessary help if you have other side effects, including seizures, headache, chest pain, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, fatigue, skin reactions, etc.