Medicine Overview of Flucan Capsule
Side Effects of Flucan are Headache, Rash, Vomiting, Liver dysfunction, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Flucan 200 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Flucan 200 mg Capsule is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Flucan Capsule
- Your doctor has prescribed Flucan 200 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Flucan Capsule related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Flucan 200 mg Capsule.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flucan 200 mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Flucan 200 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Flucan 200 mg Capsule may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Flucan 200 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Flucan 200 mg Capsule, 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 regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Flucan
My wife PATIENT has been suffering from arthritis for last six months but here is no positive response till date.so please suggest a proper prescription. Present treatment such as below:-1. Cap Happy-D(empty stomach), Tab cortimax 6mg(BD), Tab Folitrax 30mg once a week(Wednesday), Tab Folic Acid5mg. once a week(Thursday), Tab Lefno 20mg(OD-ES), Tab HCQ 400mg(OD), Tab Nebicard-SM 5mg(OD), Cap Bio-D3 Max(OD) at lunch, Tab Vertin-OD 24mg at dinner, Tab Flucan 200mg once a week(Sunday), Inj Neurobion forte once a week.Please see the attached Prescription of Dr. Chirag Tandon.Awaited for an early & positive response.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
She seems to be suffering from inflammatory arthritisIt's better to show her to rheumatologist as I do not deal with this problem at allThere are newer medicines available do you days which are much more effective though expensiveThey are studied and written by Rhematology ionly
I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Apply Gandhaka Malahar, and Cap Tiktamrit 1-0-1 for one month after food, Aragwadhadhi Kashayam 15 ml twice a day with equal qty of water before food. Dry those parts completely after bath and use Candid dusting powder
Problem of fungal infections in groin areas (Tinea cruris) from the last 8 months taken allopathic medicine like fluka 150, candiforce but whenever's medicine closed its relapse
Dr. Faran Siddiqui
These are too powerful medication and its effects 2to3 months for effects to go off and a very light therapy like homeopathy to act . You may apply Calendula Nectar powder on affected areas.
ring like lesions in the groin area spreading to surrounding areas. Severe pruritis. Have a tendency to sweat in profuse manner
Dr. Atul Jain
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
There is a kind of patch on my inner thigh which itches and is not going away for more than a week now despite applying itch guard on it daily. Please suggest an alternative medication. There is one new soft patch today where skin is not chapped yet.PS I just thought to use abzorb powder after sending this message since it felt moist down there. Now going to apply an ice pack as a remedy for the first time
Dr. Atul Jain
Don't use all such treatment, this is fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
I have cracks on tip of my penis I have diabetes. I applied ointment clindamysin phosphate gel.recommended by my family phycian. For last 10 day.I could not pull back foreskin
Dr. Atul Jain
You are having fungal infections, you need to visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
What kind of disease is this is this any kind of infection.should I worry about it I'm currently taking HHSALIC oilment for this will it be OK.
Dr. Manju Singh
This is the kind of fungal infections this increase in size due to scratching. First of all avoid scratching this. Keep the area dry. Maintain good hygiene.along with this you can take: Silicea 30, Dilution, ADELDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 1 times a day.LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Silicea.0/Standard
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Frequently asked questions about Flucan Capsule
Q. What is Flucan used for?
Flucan is an antifungal drug, used for the treatment of many fungal infections like Cryptococcal meningitis (fungal infection in the brain), Coccidioidomycosis (a disease of the lungs), infections caused by Candida, found in the blood stream, body organs (e.g. heart, lungs) or urinary tract, mucosal thrush (infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat and denture sore mouth), genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis, skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection.<br>Flucan capsules can also be used to stop cryptococcal meningitis, mucosal thrush, vaginal thrush from coming back and to stop you from getting an infection caused by Candida (if your immune system is weak and not working properly).
Q. Can Flucan be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Flucan has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of OCPs), it can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Talk to your doctor if you are taking birth control pills and you have been asked to take Flucan also.
Q. Can Flucan be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Flucan can be safely taken with azithromycin. A combination kit with agents of the similar class is available for vaginal infections. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your conditions.
Q. Can Flucan cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Flucan. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Flucan.
Flucan is not a steroid. Flucan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Is Flucan an antibiotic?
Flucan is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Flucan is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Flucan fungistatic or fungicidal?
Flucan is primarily fungistatic (inhibits the growth of fungus), however it may be fungicidal (kills fungus) against certain organisms in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.
Q. Is Flucan over the counter (OTC)?
Flucan is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Flucan with ciprofloxacin?
Flucan can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flucan with metronidazole?
Flucan can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flucan with probiotics?
Flucan can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flucan with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Flucan both increase QT interval (abnormal heart rate). It can increase the level of clarithromycin by decreasing its breakdown, further increasing the chances of an abnormal heart rhythm. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flucan with omeprazole?
Flucan can increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flucan with citalopram?
Flucan can increase the level or effect of citalopram by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flucan with cetirizine?
Flucan can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flucan with erythromycin?
Use of Flucan and erythromycin at the same time has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity (harmful to heart) and consequently sudden heart death. Co-administration of Flucan and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Flucan with nitrofurantoin?
Flucan can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Flucan works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Flucan treat bacterial vaginosis?
Flucan does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Flucan is used to treat infection of the vagina caused by Candida (a fungal infection). If you think you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis, please consult your doctor as treatment should be started after the diagnosis of your infection (whether it is fungal or bacterial).
Q. Does Flucan treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Flucan is used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Candida. UTI can be caused by bacteria also. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.
Q. Does Flucan make you tired?
Flucan can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Flucan as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Flucan can affect your liver.
Q. Does Flucan contain penicillin?
Flucan does not contain penicillin. Flucan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Flucan have sulfa in it?
Flucan does not contain sulfur. Flucan belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Flucan treat chlamydia?
Flucan does not treat Chlamydia. Flucan is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Q. Can I take Flucan for yeast infection?
Flucan is used to treat infections caused by fungi and can be used to help you from getting a candidal (yeast) infection. If you think you are suffering from a yeast infection, please consult your doctor as it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.
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