Forcan 50 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Fluconazole (50 mg)
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    Forcan 50 Tablet Information

    Forcan 50 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Fungal Infections, Candidal Infection, Urinary Tract Infection. The alternative uses of Forcan 50 Tablet have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Forcan 50 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Forcan 50 Tablet as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Forcan 50 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Forcan 50 Tablet is Severe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Forcan 50 Tablet related warnings talks about Forcan 50 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Forcan 50 Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Forcan 50 Tablet in conditions like Liver Disease. The section on Forcan 50 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Forcan 50 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Forcan 50 Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Forcan 50 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Forcan 50 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Forcan 50 Tablet 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

    Forcan 50 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Forcan 50 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Forcan has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Forcan without medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Forcan 50 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Forcan does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Forcan 50 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Forcan. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Forcan 50 Tablet on the Liver?


      Forcan is rarely harmful for the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Forcan 50 Tablet on the Heart?


      Forcan has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Forcan 50 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Forcan 50 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Forcan 50 Tablet

    • Is this Forcan 50 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Forcan 50 Tablet is addictive.

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


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Forcan 50 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Forcan 50 Tablet only as per medical advice.

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


      No, Forcan 50 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Forcan 50 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Forcan 50 Tablet


      It is safe to take Forcan 50 Tablet with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Forcan 50 Tablet


      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Forcan 50 Tablet and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Forcan 50 Tablet

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Forcan safe for babies?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Forcan safe for babies. It is used to treat several types of fungal diseases in infants. However, it is best to inform the doctor if your baby experiences any allergic symptoms after using this medication.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Forcan nephrotoxic?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

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

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Forcan on my own or without doctors advice?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Discontinuation of Forcan 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.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How long can I safely take Forcan?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    Take Forcan as directed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Is Forcan safe to use?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Forcan is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor, however, few side effects are observed such as indigestion, stomach pain, diarrhea, and nausea.



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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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