ABOUT THE DRUG:
Fluconazole is an antifungal medicine. It is either given by mouth or intravenously. This medicine was developed by the scientists in Pfizer and was launched into the market in the year 1990. It is first generation triazole antifungal medication.
USES OF THE DRUG:
Fluconazole is an antifungal antibiotic that is used against infections caused by fungus, which can affect any part of the body including mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs, bladder, genitals, and blood. This medicine is also used against fungal infection in people with compromised immunity such as that induced by cancer treatment, bone marrow transplant, or diseases such as AIDS.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Fluconazole inhibits the fungal enzyme 14-a-demethylase. this prevents the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol. Ergosterol is an essential part of cytoplasmic membrane of fungal cell.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This drug is available in the tablet form in the following strength on our website:
Zocon DT tablets 50 mg
Fluka 150 mg
Forcan 200 mg
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Are pregnant and if you are not then use all the methods to prevent pregnancy.
Are breastfeeding as the drug may pass into the breast milk and harm the newborn
Have serious liver problem
Have blood pressure or kidney problems
Have serious heart complaints
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly. The usual dose is one 50 mg tablet once/ twice in a day, depending upon the condition of the patient.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
To take the tablet, swallow it with glass full of water.
Do not break or crush the tablet.
Take the medicine with or without food, or ask your doctor in case of any confusion.
HIV is usually treated with a combination of drugs. Take the tablet at the same time each day so as to avoid any miss dose.
Take Fluconazole antifungal medication strictly according to your doctor’s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label.
Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over.
All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication.
You can buy Zocon DT 50 online at Pillsblue.com.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
This drug controls the multiplication of HIV but does not cure the problem. Take the drugs as long as your doctor recommends you to take it.
If you feel any frightening symptoms, then immediately call the doctor and inform him about the possible side effects of over dosage. If the situation worsens then visit the nearest healthcare
center or call the emergency helpline number.
In case you forget to take the dose, skip the dose and take the next dose on the recommended time period. Do not double up the dose for the missed one.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZOCON DT 50MG:
Difficulty in breathing or tightness in chest
Swelling of eyelids, face or lips
Itching, reddening of the skin or itchy red spots
Skin reactions such as rash that causes the blistering
Stomach discomfort, diarrhea
Feeling sick, vomiting
Increases in blood tests of liver function
Red or purple discoloration of the skin
High blood levels of cholesterol, fats
Low blood potassium
Change in heart rate or rhythm
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Many other drugs can interact with Fluconazole. Let your doctor know in advance if you use any of the following drugs: a blood thinner like Warfarin or clopidogrel, Alfentanil, Cyclophosphamide,
Cyclosporine Methadone Pimozide Prednisone Saquinavir, Sirolimus, Tacrolimus, Theophylline, Voriconazole, Antidepressants, Cancer medicines, cholesterol lowering medicines, heart or blood pressure medicines, NSAIDs, oral diabetes medicines, rifabutin, sedative drugs, or seizure medicines.
However, these are not the only medicines that can interact with Fluconazole. There may be others as well. Inform your doctor about all other medicines and related products which you may be using.
Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor first.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Store this medication in a cool and dry place
Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor first
Remember to follow your doctor’s advice properly for best results.
It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane thereby stopping the growth of fungi.
Zocon 50 DT Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. It should be swallowed whole and can be taken with or without food.
The dosage and length of treatment will depend on the condition you are being treated for.
Sometimes this will be in cycles of use and non-use. To get the most benefit, take this medicine at evenly spaced times and continue using it until your prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a few days.
If you stop treatment too early, the infection may return and if you miss doses you can increase your risk of infections that are resistant to further treatment.
Tell your doctor if the infection does not get better or if it gets worse. Avoid taking antacid treatments within one hour before or two hours after you take it.
most common side effects
Stop taking medicine and inform your doctor if you notice signs of an allergic reaction such as rash, swelling of the lips, throat, or face, swallowing or breathing problems, dizziness, and nausea.
Do not take Zocon DT Tablet if you are pregnant unless your doctor has told you to. Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart failure, a weak immune system (including HIV/AIDS), kidney problems, or liver problems such as yellow skin (jaundice).
This medicine may not be suitable for you. If your course of treatment is for more than a month, your doctor may monitor your liver function.
This medicine may make you dizzy so do not drive or operate machines until it is safe.
USES OF ZOCON TABLET DT
- Treatment of Fungal infections
BENEFITS OF ZOCON TABLET DT
In Treatment of Fungal infections
The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZOCON TABLET DT
Common side effects of Zocon
- Stomach pain
HOW TO USE ZOCON TABLET DT
HOW ZOCON TABLET DT WORKS
Zocon DT Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.