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Fluent 150 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Fluconazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: May 24, 2019

Fluent 150 MG Tablet 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.

This medication 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 Fluent 150 MG Tablet 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.

It may lead to side effects such as Headache, Diarrhea, 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

In addition to its intended effect, Fluent 150 MG Tablet 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

Abdominal pain

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 Fluent 150 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Ranbaxy Laboratories 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

Fluent 150 MG Tablet 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.

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