Fluconazole is an antifungal drug used to treat various fungal infections. Fluconazole belongs to a class of antifungal drugs called triazoles. It works by slowing the growth of fungi that cause infections.
- Fluconazole is an antifungal drug used to treat infections caused by fungi that can invade any part of the body, including the mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs, bladder, genital area, and blood.
- Fluconazole is also used to prevent fungal infections caused by cancer treatments, bone marrow transplants, or diseases such as AIDS in people with weakened immune systems.
- Fluconazole is also used to treat some forms of meningitis in people with HIV or AIDS.
- Fluconazole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Follow all directions on the prescription label and read the medication guide or directions for use. Use the medicine as directed.Dosage depends on the infection you are treating. Vaginal infections are often treated with just one pill. For other infections, the initial dose may be double her. Carefully follow your doctor's instructions.Oral fluconazole is taken by mouth. Fluconazole injection is given as an intravenous infusion.You can take fluconazole by mouth with or without food.
Common side effects include:
- elevated liver enzymes
Serious side effects may include:
- liver problems,
- It may increase the risk of miscarriage during pregnancy and may cause birth defects if consumed in large amounts.
Please consult your doctor/physician/specialist before taking any healthcare products. In case of allergic reaction to the medicines/substance, please take immediate medical help.