Fluconazole is a triazole fungistatic agent used in the treatment of systemic and superficial fungal infections.
Amphozole Fluconazole 150mg
Indication Recommended dose in Adults Duration of treatment
(vaginal candidiasis, candida balanitis)
150 mg Single dose Dermatomycosis
150 mg once weekly 2 to 4 weeks, but tinea pedis may require treatment for up to 6 weeks Tinea versicolor 300 mg once weekly 1 to 3 weeks Tinea unguium (onychomycosis) 150 mg once weekly Treatment should be continued until infected nail is replaced
Fluconazole is contraindicated in patients who have shown;
- Hypersensitivity to fluconazole or to any of its excipients.
- Caution should be used in prescribing fluconazole to patients with hypersensitivity to other azoles.
- Coadministration of terfenadine in patients receiving fluconazole at multiple doses of 400 mg or higher.
- Coadministration of other drugs known to prolong the QT interval and which are metabolized via the enzyme CYP3A4 such as cisapride, astemizole, pimozide, and quinidine in patients receiving fluconazole.