What happens if I miss a dose (Diflucan)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Diflucan)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include confusion or unusual thoughts or behavior.
What should I avoid while taking fluconazole (Diflucan)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect fluconazole (Diflucan)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- alfentanil (Alfenta), fentanyl (Abstral, Actiq, Fentora, Duragesic, Ionsys, Lazanda, Onsolis);
- clopidogrel (Plavix);
- cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan, Neosar);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Sandimmune, Neoral);
- methadone (Diskets, Dolophine, Methadose);
- pimozide (Orap);
- prednisone (Deltasone, Sterapred);
- saquinavir (Invirase) or zidovudine (Retrovir, Trizivir);
- sirolimus (Rapamune) or tacrolimus (Prograf);
- theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Theochron, Uniphyl, others);
- voriconazole (Vfend);
- an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol) or nortriptyline (Pamelor);
- cancer medicine such as vinorelbine (Navelbine), vincristine (Oncovin, Vincasar), or vinblastine (Velban);
- cholesterol lowering medicines such as atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet), fluvastatin (Lescol), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor), pravastatin (Pravachol), rosuvastatin (Crestor), or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin);
- heart or blood pressure medicine such as amlodipine (Norvasc, Caduet, Exforge, Lotrel, Tekamlo, Tribenzor, Twynsta, Amturnide), felodipine (Plendil), isradipine (Dynacirc), losartan (Cozaar, Hyzaar), or nifedipine (Nifedical, Procardia);
- NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet), celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), and others;
- oral diabetes medication such as glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Diabeta, Micronase, Glynase), tolbutamide (Orinase), tolazamide (Tolinase), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), and others;
- rifabutin (Mycobutin) or rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate, Rimactane);
- a sedative such as diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan), alprazolam (Xanax), midazolam (Versed), or triazolam (Halcion); or
- seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol), phenytoin (Dilantin) or valproic acid (Depakene).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with fluconazole. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about fluconazole.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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