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Fluc 150 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Adips Laboratories
Medicine composition: Fluconazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Fluconazole is a triazole antifungal that treats fungal infections like yeast infections in the mouth, throat, food pipe, lungs, vagina etc. It is effectively used in the treatment of meningitis which affects the membranes in the brain and spinal cord. Fluconazole is also preferred as a preventive medication in patients susceptible to fungal infections while undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy before bone marrow transplantation. Fluconazole works by decreasing the production of ergosterol, which inhibits cell membrane formation in fungi.

Fluconazole is available as a tablet oral use. It is usually prescribed for use once a day, taken with or without food. The duration and dosage of use varies with the health condition of the patient and the response to the drug.

Use of Fluconazole must be done with caution in patients suffering from cancer, AIDS, Torsades de Pointes or liver damage. You should not take the medicine if you are allergic to the ingredients in the medicine.

Fluconazole use may lead to side effects such as headache, diarrhoea, nausea, stomach upset, dizziness, vomiting, rashes etc. The side effects are usually mild generally and subside within a week or two. However, get medical attention if the side effects are serious like dark urine, light-coloured stool, itching, palpitations, seizures, fainting, etc.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

Oropharyngeal Candidiasis

Fluconazole can effectively treat Oropharyngeal Candidiasis, Esophageal Candidiasis, Cryptococcal Meningitis, Vaginal Candidiasis, Urinary Tract Infection, Peritonitis, and Candidemia etc.

Fluconazole must not be prescribed to patients with allergies to the components of the drug and those using QT-prolonging drugs.

In addition to its intended effect, Fluc 150 MG Capsule may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

nausea

Moderate Less Common

headache

Moderate Less Common

vomiting

Moderate Less Common

Skin rash.

Moderate Less Common

Moderate Less Common

How long is the duration of effect?

The action of Fluconazole in the body lasts for up to 30 hours are administration.

What is the onset of action?

Fluconazole starts is action within a couple of hours after oral use.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Fluconazole is not prescribed during pregnancy unless the use is undeniably necessary.

Is it habit forming?

Fluconazole does not have addictive tendencies.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Use of Fluconazole during lactation is avoided unless the benefits are vast in comparison to risks.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fluc 150 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Ipca Laboratories Pvt Ltd.
Micro Labs Ltd
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Are there any missed dose instructions?

Missed dose of Fluconazole may be taken later unless it is already time for the next dose.

Are there any overdose instructions?

Overdose of Fluconazole can worsen the side effects of using the medicine. You may need to seek medical help.

India

United States

Japan

Fluc 150 MG Capsule decreases ergosterol production by disrupting the activity of cytochrome P450, inhibiting the formation of the cell membrane of susceptible fungi like Candida and Micosporum.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

Interaction with Disease

Moderate

Fluconazole is unsuitable for patients with QT prolongation and liver and kidney disorders.

Interaction with Alcohol

Alcohol

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Moderate

Fluconazole does not interact with alcohol.

Interaction with Lab Test

Lab

Information not available.

Interaction with Food

Food

Information not available.

Moderate

Fluconazole has no interaction with food.

What are you using Fluc 150 MG Capsule for?
Vaginal Candidiasis
Urinary Tract Infection
Other
Oropharyngeal Candidiasis
Skin Rash
How much was the improvement?
Average
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 2 hours
More than 2 days
Within 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Once a day
Not taking on daily level
How did you take this medicine?
With Food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Skin Rash
Other
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Popular Questions & Answers

Hello doctor Is antacid mps syrup is safe during pregnancy? And is fluconazole 150 mg is safe during pregnancy? Thanks.

BHMS, Certificate in Sex Education & Parenthood, PG Dip (Preventive & Promotive Healthcare), Dip in LSM (Prescribing Exercises), Dip in LSM (Metabolic Disroders & Nutrition), Dip in Occupational health & industrial hygiene., MBA (Healthcare), Certificate in Good Clinical Practice, Dip in Healthcare Quality, Core Competency In Lifestyle Medicine
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Hello doctor
Is antacid mps syrup is safe during pregnancy?
And is fluconazole 150 mg is safe during pregnancy?
Thanks.
Dear Swati Thnx for sharing your concern. Yes its safe, but I'll suggest you to try alternatives instead of medication during pregnancy.

I am loosing hair quickly. Please help me. I try many of shampoo like fluconazole salt etc.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
I am loosing hair quickly. Please help me. I try many of shampoo like fluconazole salt etc.
Hair fall is due to many reasons now a day it is common due to stress and busy life check your haemoglobin level if less then take hamatinic any multinational company take proper diet (dal vegetables sprouts fruits) and do exercise minimum 15 min ...

I have been suffering ringworm. I have used many tablet and ointment like terbinafine, fluconazole, ofloxacin and many more. Still I am nt able to treat. Help me for solution.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
use surfaz sn ointment daily in night for 4 weeks. candid powder daily after bath for one month. it will help you.

Sir we used fluconazole tablets, cipzen-D and taxim-o. But no use. We used this course many times. Want permanent solution.

DGO, MBBS
Sexologist, Kolkata
Sir we used fluconazole tablets, cipzen-D and taxim-o. But no use. We used this course many times. Want permanent sol...
If you mean your problem is vaginal infections then hot iron both yours undergarments daily continuously.
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Hello sir, Please advice is fluconazole or itraconazole good for treatment of chronic eczema?

Diploma in Dermatology Venereology, MD - Physician
Dermatologist, Surat
Hello sir, Please advice is fluconazole or itraconazole good for treatment of chronic eczema?
Hello lybrate-user. No, fluco or itra are use for treatment of FUNGAL INFECTION, not for chronic eczema.
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