Nuforce Dusting Powder 75 GM
Fluconazole is used to control and treat symptoms of yeast and fungal infections of the mouth, throat, abdomen, lungs, and female genitals. Additionally, fluconazole is used to treat fungal infections of brain and spinal cord.
Mode of drug action :
Fluconazole acts by inhibiting the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol. Ergosterol is responsible for the formation of the cell membrane. This inhibition of cell membrane facilitates leakage of cellular components and kills the fungal cell.
What are the common side effects?
The common known fluconazole side effects are diarrhea, stomach upset, fast heart beat, severe dizziness, fainting, yellowing of eyes and skin, headache, heart burn, facial swelling, tight breath, dark colored urine, and weakness.
Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required
Special precautions for safe use
• Avoid Nuforce if the patient experience any allergic reactions with Clotrimazole or any of its ingredients.
• Use of Nuforce for pimples is not recommended. Consult the doctor before using Nuforce drug for pimples.
• Do not apply Nuforce medication on broken skin or within the skin folds.
• Avoid contact of Nuforce drug with eyes or eyelids.
• Women who are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding should consult the doctor before using Nuforce medication.
• Avoid usage of Nuforce in large dose continuously on large areas of the body as it may affect the hormonal balance.
• Patients should not use Nuforce for more than 2 weeks, if the infection persists still longer consult to the doctor.
• Use of Nuforce is contraindicated in diabetic patients.
What else should I know?
1. Can I use fluconazole along with erythromycin? No, concomitant use of fluconazole with erythromycin is not recommended.
2. I am on herbal medicines. Can I use fluconazole along with herbal medicines? Talk to your doctor before taking the fluconazole medicine along with herbal medications, as it may be associated with risks.
3. I am allergic to itraconazole. Can I take fluconazole? No, do not use fluconazole medication if you are allergic to antifungal drugs.
4. What is the recommended dosage for fluconazole? The fluconazole dosage will be prescribed by the doctor depending on your health condition. Do not self-medicate.
5. I am pregnant. Can I use fluconazole for fungal infections? No, fluconazole may harm the fetus, and should be avoided during pregnancy.