Funspor 150 MG Tablet
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.
It is also preferred as a preventive medication in patients susceptible to fungal infections while undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy before bone marrow transplantation. This medication 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 this medication 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.
Fluconazole is primarily used for the following conditions:
Fungal Infections (Tinea Strains)
How long is the duration of effect?
The action of this drug in the body lasts for up to 30 hours are administration.
What is the onset of action?
It starts is action within a couple of hours after oral use.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This drug is not prescribed during pregnancy unless the use is undeniably necessary.
Is it habit forming?
It does not have addictive tendencies.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Use of this medication 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 Funspor 150 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Missed dose of this medication may be taken later unless it is already time for the next dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
This medication decreases ergosterol production by disrupting the activity of cytochrome P450, inhibiting the formation of the cell membrane of susceptible fungi like Candida and Microsporum.
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
It is unsuitable for patients with QT prolongation and liver and kidney disorders.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholInteraction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis drug interacts with Alprazolam, Atorvastatin, Clopidogrel, Cisapride, Warfarin etc.
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