Indications

«Fluconazole" is used in a variety of conditions and diseases.These include:
1. Prevention of candidiasis.
2. Patients with neutropenia.
3. cryptococcosis.
4. Generalized candidiasis.Also, the drug is used in patients with cancers that take antidepressants and cytostatics.
5. Maintenance therapy in patients with HIV infection to prevent the development of cryptococcosis.
6. Fungal infections of various etiologies.
7. candidiasis and esophageal mucosa.
8. Genital candidiasis.



Contraindications Do not take "Fluconazole»:
1. During the period of lactation.
2. At the same time use the drug "Fluconazole" and "Astemizole".
3. Increased sensitivity to antifungal drugs.
With extreme caution "Fluconazole" is used in liver failure, organic heart disease, as well as in combination with drugs cau
sing the arrhythmia.

How to take "Fluconazole»

drug is available as a solution for infusion in the form of capsules.The daily dose determined by the physician, depending on the severity of the disease.Period Withdrawal from the body, rather long, so use the "Fluconazole" should be 1 time per day.Depending on the disease, the dose can vary from 200 to 400 mg, but in bacterial candidiasis to 150 mg.Treatment lasts from 8 weeks to 2 years.For children, the dose is calculated individually.Treatment generally lasts less than for adults, and from 10 days to 5 weeks.Newborns drug is administered at an interval of 72 hours.



Overdose In case of overdose, you may experience paranoid states and hallucinations.

Side effects

«Fluconazole" very rarely causes side effects.But sometimes there are cases of nausea and vomiting, headache, flatulence, dizziness, diarrhea.In laboratory studies revealed leukopenia, agranulocytosis, neutropenia.Possible ventricular fibrillation.

Cautions

the presence of renal failure in patients, the physician must constantly monitor the administration of the drug.In the treatment should be tested laboratory values ​​and kidney function.Treatment should continue until complete recovery.At interruption of treatment of fungal infections can recur.

How to store

drug is stored and protected from light and direct sunlight at a temperature of 18-25 degrees.