Fluderm 0.01% Lotion

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Composition for Fluderm 0.01% Lotion

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Fluderm Lotion

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Uses of Fluderm Lotion

Fluderm 0.01% Lotion is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Fluderm Lotion

Common

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

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How to use Fluderm Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Fluderm Lotion works

Fluderm 0.01% lotion stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Fluderm Lotion

Expert advice for Fluderm Lotion

  • 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 Fluderm 0.01% Lotion
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluderm 0.01% Lotion 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
Fluderm 0.01% Lotion 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Fluderm 0.01% Lotion may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Fluderm 0.01% Lotion 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.

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 Fluderm 0.01% Lotion

Frequently asked questions for Fluconazole

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