Fluzide 150mg Capsule

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Composition for Fluzide 150mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Fluzide Capsule

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Uses of Fluzide Capsule

Fluzide 150mg Capsule is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Fluzide Capsule

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

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How to use Fluzide Capsule

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 Fluzide 150mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Fluzide Capsule works

Fluzide 150mg capsule stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Fluzide Capsule

Expert advice for Fluzide Capsule

  • 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 Fluzide 150mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Fluzide 150mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fluzide 150mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Fluzide 150mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Huma
n 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.

Fluzide 150mg Capsule may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Fluzide 150mg 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.
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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, Minipress XL 2.5mg Tablet, Siquil 10mg/1ml Injection

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 Fluzide 150mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Fluconazole

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