fluconazole 150 mg - oral, Diflucan
GENERIC NAME: FLUCONAZOLE 150 MG - ORAL (floo-KON-a-zole)
BRAND NAME(S): Diflucan
USES: Fluconazole is used to treat vaginal yeast infections. It works by stopping the growth of common types of vaginal yeast (fungus). This medication belongs to a class of drugs called azole antifungals.
HOW TO USE: Read the Patient Information Leaflet before you start taking fluconazole and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.In Canada, some brands of this medication are available without a prescription. Before taking over-the-counter fluconazole, read the product instructions and talk to your doctor if this is your first vaginal yeast infection, if this is your second infection within 2 months, or if you are considering treatment for a girl under 12 years old.Take this medication by mouth usually as a single dose, with or without food at any time of the day, or as directed by your doctor.The effect of this medication continues for several days. If your condition does not improve after a few days or if it worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.
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