Flucolab Tablet

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Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd

Composition for Flucolab NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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Kidney
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₹32.0/Tablet
1 Tablet in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Flucolab Tablet

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Uses of Flucolab Tablet

Flucolab Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Flucolab Tablet

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Flucolab Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Flucolab Tablet at a fixed time.

How Flucolab Tablet works

Flucolab tablet stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Flucolab Tablet

Expert advice for Flucolab Tablet

  • Do not start or continue fluconazole and consult your doctor, If you are pregnant, suspect you might be pregnant or are breast feeding.
  • do not start or continue fluconazole and consult your doctor, If you have penile sores, ulcers or blisters or if you have an abnormal penile discharge (leakage), if you have pain on passing urine or if your penis has started to smell (odor).
  • Consult your doctor if the symptoms have not been relieved within one week of taking fluconazole.
  • Do not take alcohol while you are having this medication.
  • If you're on birth control pills, Fluconazole can make them less effective. Consider using another method (condoms, diaphragms) along with the pills.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flucolab Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Flucolab Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flucolab Tablet 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Flucolab Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human stud
ies 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.
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Driving
Flucolab Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get affected symptoms like dizziness or seizures .
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Flucolab Tablet 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.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR, Prazopress 2.5mg Tablet XL, Minipress XL 2.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Fluconazole, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flucolab NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Fluconazole

Flucolab 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>Flucolab 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 Flucolab be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Flucolab 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 Flucolab also.
Q. Can Flucolab be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Flucolab 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.
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Flucolab. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Flucolab.
Flucolab is not a steroid. Flucolab belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Flucolab is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Flucolab is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Flucolab 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.
Flucolab is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Flucolab with ciprofloxacin?
Flucolab 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 Flucolab with metronidazole?
Flucolab 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 Flucolab with probiotics?
Flucolab 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 Flucolab with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Flucolab 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 Flucolab with omeprazole?
Flucolab 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 Flucolab with citalopram?
Flucolab 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 Flucolab with cetirizine?
Flucolab 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 Flucolab with erythromycin?
Use of Flucolab 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 Flucolab and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Flucolab with nitrofurantoin?
Flucolab 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.
Flucolab works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Flucolab treat bacterial vaginosis?
Flucolab does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Flucolab 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 Flucolab treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Flucolab 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.
Flucolab can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Flucolab as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Flucolab can affect your liver.
Flucolab does not contain penicillin. Flucolab belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Flucolab does not contain sulfur. Flucolab belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Flucolab does not treat Chlamydia. Flucolab is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Flucolab 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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