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Fluconazole, Diflucan


Fluconazole is a triazole anti-fungal drug used in the treatment and prevention of superficial and systemic fungal infections.


azole antifungal, anticandida


Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Candida albicans, Candida kefyr, Candida tropicalis, candidemia, candidiasis, candiduria, Coccidioides immitis, coccidioidomycosis prophylaxis, cryptococcosis prophylaxis, Cryptococcus neoformans, esophagitis, fungal prophylaxis, Histoplasma capsulatum, histoplasmosis prophylaxis, meningitis, oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush), oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush) prophylaxis, peritonitis, pneumonia, Torulopsis glabrata, urinary tract infection (UTI), vulvovaginal candidiasis,

Side Effects

abdominal pain, diarrhea, elevated hepatic enzymes, eosinophilia, erythema, exfoliative dermatitis, headache, hepatitis, hypokalemia, nausea/vomiting, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, thrombocytopenia,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Negative interactions:

Grapefruit juice
Grapefruit juice decreases absorption of itraconazole.




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