Fluconazole is the main active ingredient of drugs such as "Flucostat", "Diflucan", "Mikosist" etc.In addition, there is a domestic product "Fluconazole", which, according to the manufacturer, not less effective than imported counterparts.Medications differ in price and the number of ancillary components, however, have a similar effect and are used for the same diseases.

Indications "Fluconazole»

«Fluconazole" prescribed for the treatment:
- mucosal candidiasis localized in the mouth, esophagus, throat, etc .;
- genital candidiasis;
- cutaneous candidiasis;
- generalized candidiasis, including patients undergoing chemotherapy and immunosuppressive treatment;
- cryptococcosis localized in the skin, lungs and other organs;
- tinea versicolor;
- onychomycosis;
- athlete's foot, groin, the body;
- histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, sporotrichosis and paracoccidioidomycosis.

medicine can be applied not only in people with normal immune systems, but also in debilitated patients (AIDS patients, cancer patients undergoing radiation and / or chemotherapy, etc.).Persons of the latter group "Fluconazole" appointed not only in the active stage of the disease, but also as a preventive measure. «Fluconazole" banned for use to persons with an allergy to the main active ingredient and other components of the drug, as well as pregnant and lactating women.Furthermore, the drug is incompatible with terfenadine and astemizole.

Dosage "Fluconazole" adult

When cryptococcal infection in adults and children, under the age of 15 years old and weight 50 kg, administered 400 mg "Fluconazole" on the first day and 200 mg - in the next.The duration of treatment depends on the severity of from half to two months.In some cases it is advisable to take the drug at a dosage of 400 mg for the entire course of therapy.The medicine should be drunk every day.The same regimen is used and disseminated candidiasis. Dosage "Fluconazole" in children depends on the age, body weight and severity of the condition.That is why the right to appoint the treatment regimen and dosage form of the drug should be a doctor.

candidiasis localized in the mouth, throat or esophagus, "Fluconazole" administered at a dose of 150 mg for 7-14 days.On the recommendation of a physician treatment can be extended for a longer period.Drink preparation is recommended 1 time per day.

When balanitis and vaginal candidiasis "Fluconazole" appointed at a dose of 150 mg.Take the drug should be single.If the disease recurs after primary treatment is recommended to drink the medication preventively once a month for six months (in severe cases - a year or more).

When athlete's foot, skin candidiasis and onychomycosis "Fluconazole" taking 150 mg once a week.The duration of treatment depends on the severity of the disease and an average of 2-4 weeks in cutaneous mycoses, 6 weeks at athlete's foot, and 3-12 months for onychomycosis.

When histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis, sporotrichosis and paracoccidioidomycosis "Fluconazole" appointed at a dose of 200-400 mg per day.The duration of treatment determined by the doctor, but in most cases, therapy should be continued for several months, and sometimes years.

In most cases, "Fluconazole" acts quickly and has no side effects (in rare cases after administration of the drug may be dry mouth, nausea and abdominal pain).He is very good in both running infections, and in the initial stage.If treatment is started it "fluconazole", replace it with counterparts in the middle of the course is not recommended.Substitution is permissible only in the case if an idiosyncrasy additional ingredient.Giving medication to children under 15 years of age, is possible only after consulting your doctor.