Fluconazole is indicated for the treatment of the following condition: Cryptococcosis, including cryptococcal meningitis and infections of other sites (eg. pulmonary, cutaneous). Normal hosts and patients with AIDS, organ transplants or other causes of immunosuppression may be treated. Fluconazole can be used as maintenance therapy to prevent relapse of crytococcal disease in patients with AIDS.
Systemic candidiasis including candidemia, disseminated candidiasis and other invasive candidal infections. These include infections of peritoneum, endocardium and pulmonary and urinary tracts. Candidal infections in patients with malignancy, in intensive care units or those receiving cytotoxic or immunosuppressive therapy may be treated.
Mucosal candidiasis including oropharyngeal, esophageal, non-invasive bronchopulmonary infections, candiduria, mucocutaneous and chronic oral atrophic candidiasis (denture sore mouth). Normal hosts and patients with compromised immune function may be treated.
Vaginal candidiasis, acute or recurrent.
Prevention of fungal infections in patients with malignancy who are predisposed to such infections as a result of cytotoxic chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
Dermatomycosis including tinea pedis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, pityriasis versicolor and candida infections.