Which diseases is effective "Diflucan»

by reviews, "Diflucan" effective in the treatment of cryptococcosis (including cryptococcal meningitis), generalized candidiasis (internal organ thrush), candidiasis of the mucous membranes, vaginal candidiasis (acute andrecurrent), genital candidiasis.The drug is used for preventing fungal infections of skin, deep endemic mycosis, fungal infections in patients suffering from malignant tumors."Diflucan" is produced in the form of capsules, powders for suspension, a solution for intravenous administration.Analogs of the drug - "Vero Fluconazole," "Medoflyukon", "Diflazon" "Fluconazole", "Forkan", "Flukostat."

to the drug had an effective action, it should be used in accordance with instructions.Dosage and duration of treatment depends on the severity and nature of the disease.For the treatment of cryptococcal
infections, cryptococcal meningitis and invasive Candida disease need to take 400 mg of "Diflucan" on the first day, and in the days of 200-400 mg.When thrush in the oral mucosa, tongue, drug taking 50-100 milligrams daily for seven to fourteen days.For infections of other mucous membranes (except genital candidiasis) agent administered in the same amount within two to four weeks.

If vaginal yeast infection "Diflucan" to take once in an amount of 150 mg.To prevent a recurrence of the disease should take one capsule "Diflucan" (150 mg) once a month for four to twelve months.For the treatment of skin infections and pityriasis versicolor should drink at 50 mg every other day for two to four weeks for the treatment of athlete's foot - 6 weeks.When the nails mycosis prescribed 150 milligrams of "Diflucan" once a week for three to twelve months. Deep endemic mycoses are treated up to 2 years, in these cases, you need to take 200-400 milligrams of "Diflucan" in the day.

Side effects "Diflucan" Contraindications

by reviews, "Diflucan" may cause the following side effects: headache, cramps, dizziness, nausea, flatulence, abdominal pain, vomiting, disorderschair, abnormal liver function, hepatitis, jaundice, agranulocytosis, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, hypokalaemia, increased blood cholesterol levels.In some cases, you may receive itching, hives, swelling of the face, loss of hair. «Diflucan" should be stored at a temperature no higher than 30 ° C.Shelf life means in the form of a solution for intravenous administration and capsules - 5 years, as a powder for suspension - 3 years.

«Diflucan" is contraindicated in hypersensitive to the active substance, while taking a "terfenadine" and "cisapride".Do not use the drug during pregnancy and lactation, as there are no data on its safety in these periods.