Apo-Fluconazole

Apo-Fluconazole

fluconazole

Manufacturer:

Apotex

Distributor:

Pharmaforte
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Fluconazole
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to azoles. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Special Precautions
Monitor patient for the development of severe hepatic injury. Discontinue treatment if rash, bullous lesions or erythema multiforme develop in patients w/ superficial/invasive/systemic fungal infections. Caution to patients w/ potentially proarrhythmic conditions.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, rash, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea. Rare cases of anaphylaxis & serious hepatic toxicity. QT prolongation, torsade de pointes, dizziness, seizures, alopecia, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, leukopenia including neutropenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia. Hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia & hypokalemia.
Drug Interactions
OC, terfenadine, cisapride, astemizole, benzodiazepines, theophylline, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, warfarin, hydrochlorothiazide, oral sulfonylureas, phenytoin, rifampin, rifabutin, zidovudine.
MIMS Class
Antifungals
ATC Classification
D01AC15 - fluconazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole and triazole derivatives. Used in the topical treatment of fungal infection.
Additional Information
Exemptions granted for limited sale and supply without prescription (with effect from 1 Jan 2013) for 150 mg cap only:
As an oral preparation containing 150 mg
Indications: Vaginal Candidiasis
Maximum daily dose: 150 mg
Maximum supply: 1 tablet
Minimum age: 16 years. Not recommended in adults older than 60 years of age
Presentation/Packing
Form
Apo-Fluconazole cap 150 mg
Packing/Price
10's
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