Common use Diflucan is an anti-fungal antibiotic which used to treat fungal infections called candidiasis. This medication is prescribed for treatment such type of infections as vaginal, throat and fungal infections, infections of the urinary tract, peritonitis, and pneumonia. Diflucan works by killing sensitive fungi by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane.
Dosage and direction Take it orally once a day, with or without food using the measuring spoon. Take it at the same time each day if you want to get best result with a full glass of water. Diflucan make you feel better after 24 hours. However, your symptoms go away completely just after few days. If there is no change in your health after a few days consult with your doctor immediately. Dosage for adults various from type of infection and consist: 1) Genital thrush - 150mg as a single dose 2) Mucosal thrush - dose depends on where the infection is located 50mg once daily during month. 3)Fungal skin infections - 50mg once daily for 2-4 weeks ; 4) Internal fungal infections 400mg on the first day then 200-400mg once daily for 6-8 weeks or longer if needed. 5) To stop you from getting fungal infections - 50-400mg once daily while you have risk to get an infection; 6) To stop infection caused by Cryptococcus from coming back - 100-200mg once daily indefinitely Dosage for children 4 weeks to 15 years old also various from type of infection and consist: 1) mucosal infections - 3mg/kg once daily; 2)internal fungal infections - 6-12mg/kg once daily; 3)prevention of fungal infections - 3-12mg/kg once daily while at risk of getting an infection. For children 2-4 weeks old it is same dose as above but given once every 2 days. A maximum dose of 12mg/kg every 2 days. For children less than 2 weeks old it is same dose as above but given once every 3 days. Do not give more then 12mg/kg every 3 days. Note: this instruction presented here just for review. It's very necessary to consult with your doctor before using. It help you to get best results.
Missed dose If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or almost time for your next dose. Do not take double or extra doses. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time.
Overdose Symptoms of Diflucan overdose may include: confusion or unusual thoughts or behavior. If you experience one of them call your doctor immediately.
Storage Store at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term.
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