Oral itraconazole was comparable to oral fluconazole in a small study of pediatric patients with candidemia.
The combined use of fluconazole at doses of 400 mg or greater with terfenadine is contraindicated.
You may take fluconazole with or without food.
Only give this medicine to your child. The recommended DIFLUCAN daily dosage for the prevention of candidiasis in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation is 400 mg, once daily.
Concomitant use of fluconazole and erythromycin has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity prolonged QT interval, torsade de pointes and consequently sudden heart death.
Clinical evidence of oropharyngeal candidiasis generally resolves within several days, but treatment should be continued for at least 2 weeks to decrease the likelihood of relapse.
Who to contact for more information. The incidence of abnormally elevated serum transaminases was greater in patients taking DIFLUCAN concomitantly with one or more of the following medications rifampin, phenytoin, isoniazid, valproic acid, or oral sulfonylurea hypoglycemic agents.
When should the medicine start working. See CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY Drug Interaction Studies.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Do not rechallenge unless prescriber determines benefits outweigh risks.
No dose increases should be given in the first 24 hours.
It may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps.
Concomitant use of naloxegol with moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors should be avoided.
You could have dangerous levels of the drug in your body. Take your dose as soon as you remember, and continue to take it as you would normally. You should therefore avoid eating grapefruit and drinking grapefruit juice while taking fluconazole. Access the site using one of the devices running either OS or browsers in the supported list above.