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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Flugard. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flugard is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flugard is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not ha... View More
Flugard may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Flugard may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.... View More
Flugard is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor. Caution to be advised in patients w... View More
Flugard should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flugard may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Flugard 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, thro... View More
Uses of Flugard
- Fungal infections
Side effects of Flugard
How to use Flugard
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. Flugard may be taken with ... View More
How Flugard works
Flugard is an antifungal medication. It kills and stops the growth of the fungi by destroying its cell membrane, thereby treating your skin infection.
What if you forget to take Flugard?
If you miss a dose of Flugard, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Flugard 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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