What is Fluka (Fluconazole) used for?
Fluka contains Fluconazole, an azole antifungal used in the treatment of vaginal fungal infections (vaginal yeast infections). Fluka works by inhibiting growth of most common types of vaginal yeast or fungus.
How should I use Fluka (Fluconazole)?
Fluka comes packaged as a single 150mg tablet. This single dose is suitable to treat most cases of vaginal yeast infections (vaginal fungal infections).
Signs of improvement should be noticed within a few days of taking a Fluka tablet.
Fluconazole is an tablet that is taken orally.
What are the side effects of Fluka (Fluconazole)?
Fluconazole has been linked to a potentially fatal heart condition known as QT prolongation. This is a very rare event, however certain medical conditions and certain medicines can increase the risk of QT prolongation. QT prolongation can infrequently result in serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms (such as severe dizziness, fainting) that require urgent medical attention.
Common side effects of Fluka (fluconazole) include:
More severe side effects that you should seek medical advice for include:
Your doctor should be aware of any medications you are taking, and medical conditions, and any allergies you have.
QT prolongation is a potentially fatal side effect of fluconazole. You can be at higher risk if:
It is also important for your doctor to know if you have liver or kidney problems.
Only use fluconazole while pregnant if absolutely necessary. There is some risk to the unborn baby if Fluka is taking during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Fluconazole will cause dizziness in some people who take it. Do not drive a car or operate machinery unless you know that Fluconazole will not have this effect on you.
Limit alcohol consumption while taking fluconazole.
Before taking fluconazole, your doctor should be made aware if: