Fluco 150 Mg Capsule

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Fluco (Udik) Information

Fluco (Udik) is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. Fungal Infections, Candidal Infection, Urinary Tract Infection are some of its major therapeutic uses. Fluco (Udik) also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Fluco (Udik) is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Fluco (Udik) as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Fluco (Udik) go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Fluco (Udik)'s effect during pregnancy is Severe and Safe while nursing. Further, the section on Fluco (Udik) related warnings talks about Fluco (Udik)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Fluco (Udik) is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Fluco (Udik) are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Fluco (Udik) may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Fluco (Udik) is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Fluco (Udik) Benefits & Uses

Fluco (Udik) is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Fluco (Udik) Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Vaginal Yeast Infection
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 150 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 3 days
  • Special Instructions: Then once a week for 6 months
Adult
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: Then 200 - 800 mg/day for 28 days
Geriatric
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 1 days
  • Special Instructions: Then 200 - 800 mg/day for 28 days
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 12 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Fungal Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 6 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: 4 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Fluco (Udik) Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fluco (Udik) safe for pregnant women?


    Fluco Capsule shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Fluco (Udik) safe during breastfeeding?


    Fluco Capsule is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fluco (Udik) on the Kidneys?


    Fluco Capsule may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Fluco (Udik) on the Liver?


    Fluco Capsule is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fluco (Udik) on the Heart?


    Side effects of Fluco Capsule rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Fluco (Udik) with Other Drugs

Fluco (Udik) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Fluco (Udik) Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fluco (Udik) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Fluco (Udik)

  • Is this Fluco (Udik) habit forming or addictive?


    Fluco (Udik) does not cause addiction.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Fluco (Udik). So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Fluco (Udik) only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Fluco (Udik) for mental disorders.

    No

Fluco (Udik) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fluco (Udik)


    You can take Fluco (Udik) with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fluco (Udik)


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Fluco (Udik).

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Fluco (Udik)

Question about 5 years ago

Is Fluco Capsule nephrotoxic?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

No, Usually Fluco Capsule does not cause nephrotoxicity. But as per FDA reports patients above 65 years have exhibited acute renal failure hence elderly patients should take Fluco Capsule only when prescribed. However, the exact mechanism of renal failure associated with this drug is not yet known.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Fluco Capsule cause constipation?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Occasionally, Fluco Capsule causes constipation when it is taken orally, while the interavenous administration of the medication does not cause constipation or other stomach related issues.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Fluco Capsule work?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Fluco Capsule inhibit the fungal cytochrome P450 enzyme lanosterol 14- demethylase and thus block ergosterol synthesis leading to membrane abnormalities in the fungus. It kills the fungus by destroying its cell membrane.

Question over 5 years ago

Does Fluco Capsule cause stomach upset?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Rarely, Fluco Capsule can cause stomach upset especially when it is intravenously administered (route injectible). On the contrary, oral administration of Fluco Capsule has been reported to cause stomach upset such as indigestion, stomach pain, diarrhea, and nausea. Keep your doctor informed in case you are experiencing stomach disturbances while taking this drug.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Fluco Capsule on my own or without doctors advice?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Discontinuation of Fluco Capsule on your own can cause unwanted side effects such as a headache, dizziness, stomach upset, and diarrhea. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Diflucan® (fluconazole)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 793-794

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