fluconazole - injection, Diflucan
GENERIC NAME: FLUCONAZOLE - INJECTION (floo-KON-a-zole)
BRAND NAME(S): Diflucan
USES: Fluconazole is an azole antifungal used to prevent and treat a variety of fungal infections. It works by stopping the growth of fungus.
HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a vein as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. For children, the dosage is also based on weight.If you are giving this medication to yourself at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.This medication works best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level. Therefore, use this drug at evenly spaced intervals.Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
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