||Fluconazole Tablets 50 mg
|Strength of API
||1 Box=20 Tablets
4 Tablets in 1 strip. 5 strips in one monocarton with insert.
||1 tablet three times a day after meals.
||Store the tablets at room temperature away from light and moisture.
||36 months from the date of manufacture.
|Mechanism of Action
||Fluconazole is a highly selective inhibitor of fungal cytochrome P450 3A dependent enzyme, decreases ergosterol synthesis and inhibits fungal cell membrane formation. It kills sensitive fungi by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it.
||Fluconazole is used to prevent and treat a variety of fungal and yeast infections. It belongs to a class of drugs called azole antifungals. It works by stopping the growth of certain types of fungus.
||Side effects identified for Fluconazole Tablet 50 mg are:
- Nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
- Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
- Severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash;
- Easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness; or
- Seizure (convulsions)
- You are allergic to any ingredient in fluconazole single-dose tablets.
- You are taking astemizole, cisapride, an ergot alkaloid (Eg: ergotamine), erythromycin, pimozide, quinidine, terfenadine, or voriconazole.
- If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
- If you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement.
- If you have allergies to medicines or other substances.
- If you have had an allergic reaction to another azole antifungal (Eg: Itraconazole).
- If you have a history of liver or kidney problems, or heart problems (Eg: irregular heartbeat, structural heart problems).
- If you have a weakened immune system, HIV infection, diabetes, cancer, or blood electrolyte problems (Eg: low blood potassium or magnesium levels).