Fluzo Tablet 150mg is used to treat fungal infections such as vaginal yeast infections, systemic candida infections, esophageal and oropharyngeal candidiasis, cryptococcal meningitis, UTI by candida, and peritonitis caused by candida. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredient of Fluzo Tablet 150mg is Fluconazole 150mg.
Fluconazole inhibits the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol which is necessary for the fungal cell wall synthesis. Thus how inhibits fungal infection.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Fluzo Tablet 150mg:
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Fluzo Tablet 150mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the Fluzo tablet immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or chew the Fluzo Tablet.
Avoid missing/forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which may be dangerous to your health.
Fluzo Tablet may be taken with or without food.
Take the medication at the prescribed time and dosage.
Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience any one or more of the following signs or symptoms:
Take Fluzo Tablet 150mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Caution advised among people with renal problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this Fluzo Tablet.
Caution advised among people with hepatic problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this Fluzo Tablet.
Safety during pregnancy has not yet established. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during the treatment.
May be used during breastfeeding, no known risk of infant harm. However, the risk of GI upset and diarrhea to the breastfed infant is expected based on limited human data. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking the tablet.
Caution always advised when used with other medicine(s). Therefore, inform your doctor about your current list of medicine(s) during the treatment (if any).
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for vaginal candidiasis, pneumonia, meningitis and fungal infections of the mouth, throat, liver, kidneys, heart, urinary tract and abdomen. It works by slowing the growth of fungi that cause infection.
Fluconazole works to harm the yeast and fight the infection.
PO- The recommended dose range is 50-400 mg daily. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food once a day. It also comes as eye drops to instill into affected eyes.
Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar- free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea).
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
If you have an allergy to fluconazole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad belly pain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Not able to eat. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. For women, if you get pregnant while taking this drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store it at controlled room temperature (30Â°C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
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