Diflucan One (Fluconazole)
What is Diflucan One (Fluconazole) used for?
Diflucan One (Fluconazole) is an oral antifungal medication used to treat patients suffering from a variety of fungal infections. It operates by slowing or stopping the reproduction of fungus cells allowing the immune system to control or eliminate the infection. The medication is commonly used to treat oral thrush, vaginal thrush, candida balanitis, cryptococcosis, ringworm, jock itch, or athlete's foot. Your physician may use it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Diflucan One (Fluconazole)?
The best dosage for Diflucan One (Fluconazole) will be determined by your physician based on the condition being treated, your current health, and the severity of your symptoms. The normal dosage is one tablet taken once or twice each day for a cycle of medicine lasting one or two weeks. The tablets should be swallowed whole with a large glass of water and can be taken on an empty stomach, but a snack or meal is recommended before use if you get an upset stomach. Never crush or split the tablets before use as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about using the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Diflucan One (Fluconazole)?
Side effects associated with the use of Diflucan One (Fluconazole) include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are severe nausea, flu symptoms, fever, sensitive skin, easier bruising, severe skin rashes, or seizures. Tell your physician about any severe or worrying side effects you encounter to make sure the correct changes are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more problems from occurring.
Diflucan One (Fluconazole) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or allergic to azole antifungal medications. Also inform your physician if you have low calcium levels, low magnesium levels, heart disease, decreased kidney function, or liver disorders as these conditions may require alterations to your instructions to prevent unexpected health problems from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Diflucan One (Fluconazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.