FLUCONAL

Fluconazole

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Indication

Fluconal® (Fluconazole) is indicated for the treatment of - • Vaginal candidiasis • Mucosal candidiasis : oropharyngeal candidiasis, oesophagitis, candiduria • Systemic candidal infections (including candidaemia and disseminated candidiasis) • Cryptococcal infections (including meningitis) • Tinea pedis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea versicolor • Dermal candidiasis • Onychomycosis.

 


Dosage and Administration

Use in adult : Vaginal candidiasis : 150 mg as a single dose. Oropharyngeal Candidiasis: 200 mg on the first day followed by 100 mg once daily for at least 2 weeks.

Esophageal Candidiasis : 200 mg on the first day followed by 100 mg once daily for a minimum of three weeks and for at least two weeks following resolution of symptoms: max 400 mg daily.

Systemic candidiasis and cryptococcal infections (including meningitis) : 400 mg initially then 200 mg daily, increased if necessary to 400 mg daily; treatment continued according to response. Tinea pedis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea versicolor and dermal.

 candidiasis : 50 mg daily for 2 - 4 weeks (for up to 6 weeks in tinea pedis); maximum duration of treatment 6 weeks. Onychomycosis : 150 mg 1 day per week for 12 months.

Use in children : Mucosal Candidiasis : Children 3 - 6 mg/kg on first day then 3 mg/kg dailyNeonate : 0 - 2 weeks : Every 72 hours 2-4 weeks : Every 48 hours.

Systemic candidiasis and cryptococcal infections (including meningitis) : 6 - 12 mg / kg dailyNeonate : 0 - 2 weeks : Every 72 hours2 - 4 weeks : Every 48 hours

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Use in adult :  Vaginal candidiasis : 150 mg as a single dose.  Oropharyngeal Candidiasis: 200 mg on the first day followed by 100 mg once daily for at least 2 weeks.  Esophageal Candidiasis : 200 mg on the first day followed by 100 mg once daily for a minimum of three weeks and for at least two weeks following resolution of symptoms: max 400 mg daily.  Systemic candidiasis and cryptococcal infections (including meningitis) : 400 mg initially then 200 mg daily, increased if necessary to 400 mg daily; treatment continued according to response.  Tinea pedis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea versicolor and dermal candidiasis : 50 mg daily for 2 - 4 weeks (for up to 6 weeks in tinea pedis); maximum duration of treatment 6 weeks.  Onychomycosis : 150 mg 1 day per week for 12 months. Use in children : Mucosal Candidiasis : Children 3 - 6 mg/kg on first day then 3 mg/kg daily.

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Neonate : 0 - 2 weeks : Every 72 hours

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2-4 weeks : Every 48 hours

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Systemic candidiasis and cryptococcal infections (including meningitis) : 6 - 12 mg / kg daily

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Neonate : 0 - 2 weeks : Every 72 hours

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2 - 4 weeks : Every 48 hours 


Composition

 Tablet 50 : Each tablet contains Fluconazole BP 50 mg.

Tablet 150 : Each tablet contains Fluconazole BP 150 mg.

Powder for Suspension : After reconstitution each 5 ml suspension contains Fluconazole BP 50 mg.

 
 

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