Fluconazole refers to class of antifungal and treats certain fungus infections like yeast infection.
Diflucan should be taken orally as a one-time only dose. It may be taken with or without food. There's a patient information leaflet that comes with this medication. Make sure to read it carefully. In case you have any questions about Diflucan, please consult with your doctor, or pharmacist. Contact your doctor if after 5 days your condition does not improve or worsens.
Contact your doctor for instructions in case if you were prescribed more than one dose and you missed it.
Fluconazole should be stored below degrees F (30 degrees C). Keep away from moisture and light. Do not store in bathroom. Do not freeze.
Store Fluconazole at room temperature, between 59 – 86 degrees F (15 – 30 degrees C). Do not store in bathroom, keep away from moisture and light. Keep all the medicaments out of reach of children and pets.
Diflucan Safety information
If you are allergic to Diflucan or to other azole antifungal medicines (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), or if you have any other allergies, please consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking Diflucan. You should tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical story before using this medication; especially about liver disease and kidney disease. This drug may cause dizziness (although its not common), so be careful engaging in potentially dangerous activities, such as driving or using machinery. Avoid alcoholic beverages. During pregnancy Diflucan should be used only in case it's clearly needed. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding: this medicine passes into breast milk. Never share this medicine with other people: this medication has been prescribed only for your current condition. Do not use it later to treat another infection without your doctor's prescriptions. In those cases different medication may be needed.
Diflucan Side effects
Such side effects as diarrhea, stomach pain/upset, vomiting, nausea, dizziness or headache may occur. Notify your doctor or pharmacist right away, if any of these effects persist or become worse. Diflucan may rarely cause serious liver disease (possibly fatal). If you notice any of listed below unlikely but very serious side effects, contact your doctor immediately: persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing eyes or skin, unusual tiredness.
Also a serious allergic reaction to this medication may occur (although unlikely). In this case seek immediate medical attention. Such effects as itching, rash, trouble breathing, swelling, severe dizziness may be symptoms of a serious allergic reaction. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you notice other side effects that are not listed above.