«Fluconazole" and "Flucostat": is there a difference?



«Fluconazole" and "Flucostat" antifungals are effective broad-spectrum.The active substance in these medicaments is the same - it fluconazole, effective against fungi, the genus Candida, against the fungus causing skin lesions (pityriasis versicolor), and deep mycosis (trichophytosis, mikrosporiya) and cryptococcosis.Both drugs inhibit the synthesis of vital substances in microbial cells, resulting in the death of fungi. «Flucostat" and "Fluconazole" produced in the form of capsules and solution for intravenous injection, 1 ml of a solution containing 2 mg of fluconazole, one capsule contains 50 or 150 mg of active substance.

Indications for use "fljukostat" and "Fluconazole" identical.They are prescribed for fungal infections caused by pathogens sensitive to
fluconazole.These drugs are also advised to take for prevention of fungal infections in immunocompromised patients (AIDS patients, cancer patients after chemotherapy and radiotherapy).And "Flucostat" and "Fluconazole" can be used as prevention of fungal infections during surgery.

Side effects and contraindications "Fluconazole" and "fljukostat»



Apply "Fluconazole" and "Flucostat" is contraindicated in hypersensitive to the components, while taking medicines that cause heart rhythm disturbance, pregnancy, lactation.Under the supervision of a doctor, these drugs are used in violation of the kidney, liver, heart rhythm disturbances.

«Flucostat" and "Fluconazole" well tolerated, in rare cases, cause similar side effects can appear dizziness, headache, cramps, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence, taste disturbance, abnormal liver function, decrease in the number ofplatelets, white blood cells in the blood, allergic reactions, heart rhythm disturbances. «Flucostat" and "Fluconazole" carefully appointed concurrently with agents have toxic effects on the liver.

prices "Flucostat" and "Fluconazole" significantly different."Flucostat" is more expensive, despite the fact that these drugs are identical and have the same effect on the body.Not the least role in this situation played ads - "Flucostat" is "promoted" drug.In any case, the question whether there is a difference between the drugs with the same active ingredients but different price, must meet the doctor.