Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT

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Overview

Uses of Flucot Tablet DT
Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Flucot Tablet DT side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Liver dysfunction
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Flucot Tablet DT
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Flucot Tablet DT works
Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
Flucot Tablet DT related warnings
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT 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.
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
What if you miss a dose of Flucot Tablet DT?
If you miss a dose of Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flucot 50 mg Tablet DT to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Flucot with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flucot

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I have some type of fungal infections under and over my private parts.
Dr. Ravi Shankar M.
Ayurveda
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
Homeopathy
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.
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FAQs

Q. What is Flucot used for?
Flucot 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>Flucot 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 Flucot be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Flucot 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 Flucot also.
Q. Can Flucot be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, Flucot 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 Flucot cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of Flucot. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking Flucot.
Q. Is Flucot a steroid?
Flucot is not a steroid. Flucot belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Is Flucot an antibiotic?
Flucot is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.
Q. Is Flucot safe?
Flucot is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Flucot fungistatic or fungicidal?
Flucot 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 Flucot over the counter (OTC)?
Flucot is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Flucot with ciprofloxacin?
Flucot 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 Flucot with metronidazole?
Flucot 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 Flucot with probiotics?
Flucot 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 Flucot with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and Flucot 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 Flucot with omeprazole?
Flucot 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 Flucot with citalopram?
Flucot 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 Flucot with cetirizine?
Flucot 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 Flucot with erythromycin?
Use of Flucot 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 Flucot and erythromycin is not recommended at all.
Q. Can I take Flucot with nitrofurantoin?
Flucot 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.
Q. Does Flucot work?
Flucot works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Flucot treat bacterial vaginosis?
Flucot does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Flucot 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 Flucot treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Flucot 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 Flucot make you tired?
Flucot can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking Flucot as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Flucot can affect your liver.
Q. Does Flucot contain penicillin?
Flucot does not contain penicillin. Flucot belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Flucot have sulfa in it?
Flucot does not contain sulfur. Flucot belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.
Q. Does Flucot treat chlamydia?
Flucot does not treat Chlamydia. Flucot is used for the treatment of fungal infections.
Q. Can I take Flucot for yeast infection?
Flucot 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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