- Ketoconazole–Zinc Pyrithione
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Diflucan* used for?
Generic for Diflucan* (Fluconazole) is an antifungal antibiotic used to treat fungal infections, including those occurring in bladder, genital area, lungs, mouth, esophagus, and throat. It is also used in the treatment of peritonitis, pneumonia, and meningitis. Besides, Fluconazole is used in the prevention of Candida infections in patients receiving bone marrow transplants. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Diflucan*
The dosage of Generic for Diflucan* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Diflucan*
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Diflucan* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Diflucan*
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Diflucan*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Diflucan*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Diflucan*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Diflucan*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Diflucan* can interact with antidiabetic drugs and blood-thinning drugs.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Diflucan*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Diflucan* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Diflucan* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Diflucan* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Diflucan* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Diflucan* can cause side effects such as mild nausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhea, dizziness, and unpleasant taste in your mouth. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Diflucan*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Diflucan*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Diflucan* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Diflucan*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Diflucan*?
How will Generic for Diflucan* work in my body?
How should Generic for Diflucan* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Diflucan* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Diflucan* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.