About the drug
Fluconazole is an antifungal medicine. It is either given by mouth or intravenously. This medicine was developed by the scientists in Pfizer and was launched into the market in the year 1990. It is first generation triazole antifungal medication.
Uses of the drug:
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.
Working of the drug:
Fluconazole inhibits the fungal enzyme 14-a-demethylase. this prevents the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol. Ergosterol is an essential part of cytoplasmic membrane of fungal cell.
Zocon DT 50 mg tablet is manufactured by FDC, India. You can buy Fluconazole 50 mg online at 24x7pharma.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the tablet form in the following strength on our website:
Zocon DT tablets 50 mg?
Fluka 150 mg
Forcan 200 mg
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if you:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine
Tell your doctor if you:
Are pregnant and if you are not then use all the methods to prevent pregnancy.
Are breastfeeding as the drug may pass into the breast milk and harm the newborn
Have serious liver problem
Have blood pressure or kidney problems
Have serious heart complaints
How much to take the drug?
The dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly. The usual dose is one 50 mg tablet once/ twice in a day, depending upon the condition of the patient.
How to take the drug?
To take the tablet, swallow it with glass full of water. Do not break or crush the tablet. Take the medicine with or without food, or ask your doctor in case of any confusion. HIV is usually treated with a combination of drugs. Take the tablet at the same time each day so as to avoid any miss dose.
Take Fluconazole antifungal medication strictly according to your doctor?s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. You can buy Zocon DT 50 online at 24x7pharma.com.
For how long to take it?
This drug controls the multiplication of HIV but does not cure the problem. Take the drugs as long as your doctor recommends you to take it.
If you feel any frightening symptoms, then immediately call the doctor and inform him about the possible side effects of over dosage. If the situation worsens then visit the nearest healthcare?
center or call the emergency helpline number.
In case you forget to take the dose, skip the dose and take the next dose on the recommended time period. Do not double up the dose for the missed one.
Side effects of the drug:
Some common side effects of Fluconazole are nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, headache, and dizziness. If any of these side effects continue for long time or deteriorate, seek medical attention right away.Fluconazole may rarely cause a serious liver disease or other serious side effects. Signs of liver damage are severe stomach or abdominal pain, persistent nausea or vomiting, yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine or unusual tiredness. Call your doctor right away if you experience any serious side effects due to Fluconazole.
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones that you may experience or witness due to Fluconazole. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.
Common drug interactions:
Many other drugs can interact with Fluconazole. Let your doctor know in advance if you use any of the following drugs: a blood thinner like Warfarin or clopidogrel, Alfentanil, Cyclophosphamide,?
Cyclosporine Methadone Pimozide Prednisone Saquinavir, Sirolimus, Tacrolimus, Theophylline, Voriconazole, Antidepressants, Cancer medicines, cholesterol lowering medicines, heart or blood pressure medicines, NSAIDs, oral diabetes medicines, rifabutin, sedative drugs, or seizure medicines.
However, these are not the only medicines that can interact with Fluconazole. There may be others as well. Inform your doctor about all other medicines and related products which you may be using.?
Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor first.
Things to remember:
Store this medication in a cool and dry place
Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor first
Remember to follow your doctor?s advice properly for best results.