FLUKA 150 mg 1 Tablet

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name: 

Cipla Ltd


Drug classification: 

Azole Antifungals


What is this used for:

  • Cryptococcal meningitis 
  • Acute or recurrent Vaginal candidiasis
  • Dermatomycosis like tenia infections
  • Dermal candida infections 
  • Oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush, oral thrush), 
  • Esophageal candidiasis (candida esophagitis),
  • Urinary tract fungal or yeast infections 
  • Peritonitis 


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to this medicine
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease


How should I take the medicine?

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take 

this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine kills the fungal or bacterial infections within the body by preventing the growth of the bacterial/fungal cells.


Side effects 

  • Yellowing Of The Skin Or Eyes(Less common)
  • Flu-like Symptoms(Less common)
  • Dark Urine(Less common)
  • Pale Stools(Less common)
  • Seizures(Less common)
  • Rash(Less common)
  • Blistering Or Peeling Skin(Less common)
  • Hives(Less common)
  • Itching(Less common)


Pregnancy warning: Category D

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Alprazolam- Moderate 

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of developing side effects. If you experience any unusual symptoms like nausea, dizziness, headache, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternative may be considered based on your condition


  • Amiodarone-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of developing side effects. If you experience any unusual symptoms like nausea, dizziness, headache, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternative may be considered based on your condition


  • Clopidogrel- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of developing side effects. If you experience any unusual symptoms like nausea, dizziness, headache, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternative may be considered based on your condition.


  • Deflazacort- Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of developing side effects. If you experience any unusual symptoms like nausea, dizziness, headache, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


  • Glimepiride- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of developing side effects. If you experience any unusual symptoms like nausea, dizziness, headache, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. The use of this medicine is not recommended for children with tenia capitis infections.
  2. The use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals with kidney or liver diseases as this may cause organ failure or may cause severe health complications like coma or even death.
  3. The use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals with adrenal disorders such as adrenal insufficiency. 
  4. Care must be taken for individuals with cardiovascular disorders as use of this medicine may cause irregular heart rhythms.
  5. Discuss with the doctor about the risk associated with this medicine if taken during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children


References:

1. Fluconazole 150mg Capsules - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 30 September 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/6086/smpc

2. Fluconazole - DrugBank [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 30 September 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00196


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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