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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Flucostan 50. Please consult your doctor.
Flucostan 50 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it... View More
Flucostan 50 is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is n... View More
Flucostan 50 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Flucostan 50 may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability... View More
Flucostan 50 is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor. Caution to be advised in patie... View More
Flucostan 50 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flucostan 50 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Flucostan 50 belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of fungus and is used to treat infections of the mouth,... View More
Uses of Flucostan 50
- Fungal infections
Side effects of Flucostan 50
How to use Flucostan 50
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Flucostan 50 may be taken ... View More
How Flucostan 50 works
Flucostan 50 is an antifungal medication. It kills and stops the growth of the fungi by destroying its cell membrane, thereby treating your skin infecti... View More
What if you forget to take Flucostan 50?
If you miss a dose of Flucostan 50, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to y... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Flucostan 50 to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Use a reliable method of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
- Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin... View More
- Inform your doctor if you develop severe skin rash like blistering of the skin along with fever.
Cryptococcal meningitis, Candidiasis, Tinea pedis, Tinea cruris, Tinea corporis, Vaginal candidiasis, Onychomycosis, Coccidioidomycosis, Cryptococcosis,... View More
May be taken with or without food Reconstitution: Powd for oral susp: Add 24 mL of distilled or purified water to the container labeled as containing... View More
Oral Oropharyngeal Candidiasis 200 mg PO on Day 1, THEN 100 mg qDay Treatment should be continued for at least 2 weeks to decrease likelihood of rela... View More
Child: PO 3–12 mg/kg/day, max 600 mg/day q24h Max 800–1,000 mg/day may be used for some CNS fungal infections Age Average Weight Dose/Day ... View More
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis patients: Usual dose given after each session. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation <50 and not receiving dialysis 50% ... View More
Mode of Action
Fluconazole decreases ergosterol synthesis by interfering w/ cytochrome P450 activity, thus inhibiting cell membrane formation of susceptible fungi incl... View More
Renal or hepatic impairment. May prolong QT interval. Pregnancy, lactation. CDC guidelines recommend only using topical antifungal products to treat pre... View More
>10% Headache (2-13%) 1-10% Nausea (2-7%),Abdominal pain (2-6%),Diarrhea (2-3%),Rash (2%),Vomiting (2-5%) Frequency Not Defined QT prolongation... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Single maternal PO dose of 150 mg for vaginal candidiasis Results of a Danish study concludes there is a possible increased risk of miscarri... View More
May increase plasma concentrations of oral hypoglycaemics (e.g. tolbutamide, glyburide, glipizide), phenytoin, theophylline, tofacitinib, rifabutin. May... View More
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