Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Diflucan
Generic Name: fluconazole (Pronunciation: floo KOE na zole)
What is fluconazole (Diflucan)?
Fluconazole is an antifungal antibiotic.
Fluconazole is used to treat infections caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body including the mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs, bladder, genital area, and the blood.
Fluconazole is also used to prevent fungal infection in people with weak immune systems caused by cancer treatment, bone marrow transplant, or diseases such as AIDS.
Fluconazole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Diflucan 100 mg
trapezoid, pink, imprinted with DIFLUCAN 100, ROERIG
Diflucan 150 mg
oblong, pink, imprinted with DIFLUCAN 150
Diflucan 200 mg
trapezoid, pink, imprinted with ROERIG, DIFLUCAN 200
Diflucan 50 mg
trapezoid, pink, imprinted with DIFLUCAN 50, ROERIG
Fluconazole 100 mg-GRE
rectangular, pink, imprinted with FLZ 100
Fluconazole 100 mg-IVA
oval, pink, imprinted with Logo 100, 5411
Fluconazole 100 mg-PAR
rectangular, pink, imprinted with G, FL 100
Fluconazole 100 mg-RAN
round, pink, imprinted with RX 804
Fluconazole 100 mg-TEV
round, peach, imprinted with 100, N 551
Fluconazole 150 mg-GRE
oval, pink, imprinted with FLZ 150
Fluconazole 150 mg-IVA
oval, pink, imprinted with Logo 150, 5412
Fluconazole 150 mg-PAR
oblong, pink, imprinted with G, FL 150
Fluconazole 150 mg-TEV
round, peach, imprinted with 150, N 548
Fluconazole 200 mg-GLE
trapezoid, pink, imprinted with 200
Fluconazole 200 mg-GRE
rectangular, pink, imprinted with FLZ 200
Fluconazole 200 mg-IVA
oval, pink, imprinted with Logo 200, 5413
Fluconazole 200 mg-TAR
rectangular, pink, imprinted with TARO, FL200
Fluconazole 200 mg-TEV
round, peach, imprinted with 200, N 552
Fluconazole 50 mg-GRE
shield, pink, imprinted with FLZ 50
Fluconazole 50 mg-IVA
oval, pink, imprinted with Logo 50, 5410
Fluconazole 50 mg-TEV
round, peach, imprinted with 50, N 550
What are the possible side effects of fluconazole (Diflucan)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about fluconazole (Diflucan)?
Do not use this medication if you are allergic to fluconazole, or similar drugs such as clotrimazole (Lotrimin), econazole (Spectazole), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Monistat, Oravig), sertaconazole (Ertaczo), sulconazole (Exelderm), terconazole (Terazol), tioconazole (Vagistat-1), or voriconazole (Vfend).
You should not use fluconazole if you are also taking cisapride (Propulsid).
Before taking fluconazole, tell your doctor if you have liver disease, kidney disease, a heart rhythm disorder, or a history of Long QT syndrome.
Take this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antifungal medication. Fluconazole will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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