fluconazole suspension - oral, Diflucan
GENERIC NAME: FLUCONAZOLE SUSPENSION - ORAL (flew-CON-uh-zole)
BRAND NAME(S): Diflucan
HOW TO USE: Shake the bottle well before each dose. Measure the prescribed dose carefully using a measuring device.Take this medication by mouth, with or without food, usually once a day, or as directed by your doctor. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.This medication comes with a patient information leaflet. Read it carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you may have about this medicine.This medication works best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level. Therefore, remember to use it at the same time each day as directed.Continue to take this medication until the full-prescribed amount is finished even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may allow the fungus or yeast to continue to grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection.Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
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