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Gocan 150 MG Tablet

Gocan 150 MG Tablet

HETERO HEALTHCARE LTD

    • Rs. 9.00

    Manufactured by: Hetero Healthcare Ltd.

    Composition: Fluconazole

    Strength: 150 mg

    Pack size: 1 Tablet

    Drug type: Antifungals

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Fungal infections

    What is Gocan 150 mg Tablet?

    Gocan 150 mg Tablet is an antifungal medicine which is used to treat fungal infections.

    Uses:

    Gocan 150 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Fluconazole works by blocking cell membrane formation of certain fungi by reducing ergosterol synthesis and hence, causes fungal cell death.

    Common Side Effects of Gocan 150 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Gocan 150 mg Tablet

    • Diarrhea
    • Nausea
    • Headache
    • Vomiting
    • Dizziness
    • Flatulence
    • Abdominal pain
    • Increased level of liver enzyme
    • Skin rash

    How to Use Gocan 150 mg Tablet?

    Gocan 150 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Gocan 150 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Gocan 150 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medication.
    • Consult to your doctor if you experience abdominal pain persistently during the treatment with this medication.
    • Before using this medication, notify your physician about your current list of medications, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions such as low or high blood pressure etc.
    • This medicine may cause dizziness in some patients. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery while taking this medication.
    • It is advisable to consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Gocan 150 mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    Contraindications while using Gocan 150 mg Tablet

    • Gocan 150 mg Tablet is contraindicated for use in the patients with hypersensitivity to this medicine.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Gocan 150 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • Fluconazole may alter the coagulant effect of anticoagulants when concomitantly used with these agents.
    • Concomitant treatment with rifampicin may reduce the serum level of fluconazole.
    • Concomitant treatment with tacrolimus may cause toxic effects on kidneys.
    • Concomitant treatment of fluconazole with terfenadine, astemizole or cisapride may increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias (Irregular heartbeat).

    Warnings:

    Warnings while using Gocan 150 mg Tablet

    • This medication should be used with caution in the patients with kidney disease.
    • Simcon 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in the patient with liver disease.

    Pregnancy and lactation:

    Gocan 150 mg Tablet may be unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation. Prior consultation to your doctor is advisable in such cases.

    Storage:

    Store this medicine at room temperature. Keep away from sunlight, moisture and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is Gocan 150 mg Tablet used for?

    Gocan 150 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of fungal infections.

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose of Gocan 150 mg Tablet?

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    1. Can I take Gocan 150 mg Tablet during pregnancy?

    Gocan 150 mg Tablet may be unsafe for use during pregnancy. The pregnant women should take this medication on doctor’s advice.

    1. Can I take alcohol while using Gocan 150 mg Tablet?

    It is advisable to consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Gocan 150 mg Tablet.

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