FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable)


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prophylctic IV fluconazole


Can IV Fluconazole be given prophylctically in patients receiving solumedrol IV on ventilator? The patient is a known case of COPD with accute exacerbation of astma gone into status asthmaticus. She is obese too. She is on ventilator since last 12 day...
by Dr Lipika Swain in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, 01/10/2006

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) Drug and Prescription Information

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable)

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) Medication Classification

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection)

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) Brandname

Diflucan IV

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) is used for the Treatment

Fluconazole (floo-KOE-na-zole) Treats infections caused by fungus.

When To Not Use FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to fluconazole or other anti-fungal medicines.

How Should You Use FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable)

Injectable

  • Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given.
  • An IV infusion is medicine that is put directly into your body through one of your veins.
  • This medicine should be given by a person trained to give IV medicine, such as a nurse. Sometimes you, a family member, or friend can be taught to give your medicine.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use your medicine as soon as you remember that you have missed your dose, then return to your normal schedule.
  • If you miss more than one dose, call your doctor for instructions.

Proper FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) Storage

Store FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking rifampin, Dilantin®, theophylline, cyclosporine, Retrovir® (AZT), blood thinners (Coumadin®), or diabetes medicine.

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you have liver disease, kidney disease, or other medical problems before you take this medicine.

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Extreme tiredness, nausea
  • Pale-colored bowel movements
  • Dark or orange-colored urine
  • Severe stomach pain (especially on your right side)
  • Skin rash, itching, or hives
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Stomach upset
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache or dizziness

FLUCONAZOLE (Injection) (Injectable) Ratings

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