Fluconazole is an antifungal antibiotic that is used against infections caused by fungus, which can affect any part of the body including mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs, bladder, genitals, and blood.
This medicine is also used against fungal infection in people with compromised immunity such as that induced by cancer treatment, bone marrow transplant, or diseases such as AIDS.
Fluconazole is sold under various trade names, some of which are Diflucan, Zocon DT (made by FDC), Fluka (made by Cipla), and Flucomet (made by Milmet).
It is available as tablets and eye drops.
It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane thereby stopping the growth of fungi.Forcan 200 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. It should be swallowed whole and can be taken with or without food.
The dosage and length of treatment will depend on the condition you are being treated for.
Sometimes this will be in cycles of use and non-use. To get the most benefit, take this medicine at evenly spaced times and continue using it until your prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a few days.If you stop treatment too early, the infection may return and if you miss doses you can increase your risk of infections that are resistant to further treatment.
Tell your doctor if the infection does not get better or if it gets worse.
Avoid taking antacid treatments within one hour before or two hours after you take it.
most common side effects
The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, headache, and nausea. You could ask your doctor about ways of preventing or reducing these effects.
Stop taking medicine and inform your doctor if you notice signs of an allergic reaction such as rash, swelling of the lips, throat, or face, swallowing or breathing problems, dizziness, and nausea.
Do not take Forcan 200 Tablet if you are pregnant unless your doctor has told you to. Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart failure, a weak immune system (including HIV/AIDS), kidney problems, or liver problems such as yellow skin (jaundice).
This medicine may not be suitable for you. If your course of treatment is for more than a month, your doctor may monitor your liver function.
This medicine may make you dizzy so do not drive or operate machines until it is safe.
USES OF FORCAN TABLET
- Treatment of Fungal infections
BENEFITS OF FORCAN TABLET
In Treatment of Fungal infections
Forcan 200 Tablet is an antifungal medicine. It works by killing and stopping the growth of fungi that causes the infection. It helps treat infections of the mouth, throat, vagina, and other parts of the body.
The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.
SIDE EFFECTS OF FORCAN TABLET
Common side effects of Forcan
- Stomach pain
HOW TO USE FORCAN TABLET
HOW FORCAN TABLET WORKS
Forcan 200 Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.