Category: Drugs Antifungal: Systemic
Diflucan® (fluconazole) Pregnancy C Generic Pediatric

How Supplied:

50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, and 200 mg tablets

Indications and Usage:

Vaginal candidiasis (vaginal yeast infections due to Candida). Oropharyngeal and esophageal candidiasis. in open noncomparative studies of relatively small numbers of patients, diflucan was also effective for the treatment of Candida urinary tract infections, peritonitis, and systemic Candida infections including candidemia, disseminated candidiasis, and pneumonia. cryptococcal meningitis. studies comparing diflucan to amphotericin b in non-Hiv infected patients have not been conducted.

Prescribing Instructions:

Prescribing Information Instructions [PDF]

Side Effects and Contraindications:

Diflucan (fluconazole) is contraindicated in patients who have shown hypersensitivity to fluconazole or to any of its excipients. there is no information regarding cross-hypersensitivity between fluconazole and other azole antifungal agents. caution should be used in prescribing diflucan to patients with hypersensitivity to other azoles. coadministration of terfenadine is contraindicated in patients receiving diflucan (fluconazole) at multiple doses of 400 mg or higher based upon results of a multiple dose interaction study. coadministration of cisapride iscontraindicated in patients receiving diflucan (fluconazole).