Diflucan One (Fluconazole)
What is Diflucan One (Fluconazole) used for?
Diflucan One (Fluconazole) is an oral antifungal medication used to treat women with vaginal thrush. The medication slows or prevents the reproduction of fungus cells allowing the immune system to destroy the infection. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Diflucan One (Fluconazole)?
Diflucan One (Fluconazole) is normally administered once daily for a cycle of medication usually lasting three days, but your individual directions will be determined by your doctor based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, although a meal or snack is recommended prior to use if you get an upset stomach. Avoid splitting or crushing the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Never stop taking the medication before being instructed to as the infection may not be gone and can return stronger or more resistant to treatment. Ask your doctor any questions you have regarding the medicine to avoid unnecessary complications.
What are the side effects of Diflucan One (Fluconazole)?
Diflucan One (Fluconazole) may cause some side effects including:
Intense side effects that may require medical assistance are severe headaches, faintness, irregular heartbeats, fever, flu symptoms, sensitive skin, easier bruising, liver problems, seizures, or severe skin rashes. Tell your doctor as soon as you experience any intense or worrying side effects to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop more health problems from occurring.
Diflucan One (Fluconazole) should not be used by patients who are children under the age of sixteen, lactose intolerant, allergic to antifungal medications, who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past, or who have hereditary blood disorders. You are also recommended to inform your doctor if you have an abnormal heart rhythm, bradycardia, disturbed electrolyte levels, liver disease, or kidney disease as these conditions may cause unexpected complications requiring adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Diflucan One (Fluconazole) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Diflucan One (Fluconazole) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.