drug "Flucostat" is an antifungal agent effective against infections caused by Microsporum spp., Candida spp., Trichophyton spp., Cryptococcus neoformans.Active effect of the drug has with regard to infections caused Coccidiodes immitis, Blastomyces dermatitidis, and Histoplasma capsulatum.Available in a package with 7 capsules 50 mg or 1 capsule of 150 mg in blisters.Each package comes with instruction on the use of the drug.
«Flucostat" recommended in the various forms of candidiasis, cryptococcal infections (including meningitis), as support means for patients with various forms of immunosuppression (eg transplant recipients and AIDS), generalized candidiasis infectionsperitoneum, eye, respiratory and urinary tract, in the presence of factors predisposing to candidal infections, including the oral mucosa, esophagus and skin.The drug is
Dosing and Administration
cryptococcal meningitis in the first day is prescribed once or in two divided doses of 400 mg, and then, depending on the severity of the disease for 6-8 weeks (duration of treatment is determined by the physician) of 200 mg per day. usually prescribed for children 3 mg per 1 kg of body weight per day.This recommended dose for children should not exceed the daily dose for adults.
To prevent meningitis in AIDS patients is recommended for a long time with 200 mg per day.
for different types of candidiasis (except genital) depending on the neglect of the disease is prescribed for two to three weeks of 50-100 mg "fljukostat" or a single dose of 150 mg tablets.
Vaginal candidiasis - thrush - women are advised to take 1 pill "fljukostat" dosage of 150 mg.To prevent a recurrence of a single dose of the drug available on a monthly basis.Treatment may last from 4 to 12 months.In rare cases, it may require longer treatment.
skin mycosis When administered 150 mg weekly or 50 mg once a day.Sometimes treatment requires 2-4 weeks (in the ordinary course), in advanced cases, a longer (up to 6 weeks) period.
When pityriasis versicolor administered within two weeks of 300 mg of "fljukostat" a week.
in onychomycosis are advised to take 150 mg of the drug per week until the regrowth of uninfected nail.
Contraindications Do not use "Flucostat" in case of hypersensitivity to the drug.Also, it can not be combined with fluconazole while taking astemizole, terfenadine and other means of prolonging the interval QT.Caution should be used "Flucostat" in patients with hepatic or renal insufficiency.It is undesirable to use "fljukostat" and its analogues during pregnancy: can be dangerous consequences for the fetus.It is also not recommended for the treatment of fluconazole during breastfeeding. Drinking alcohol while taking "fljukostat" is prohibited.
While receiving "Flyukostatata" possible headaches, nausea, flatulence, diarrhea, abnormal liver function, kidney.In case of overdose marked hallucinations, paranoid behavior.When these symptoms should gastric lavage.