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Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

By CIPLA LIMITED
1 Capsule(s) in Strip
9.25*
MRP 13.22
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Fluconazole(150.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-FUNGAL

Medical Description

Fluka 150 capsule is an antifungal medicine, used to treat fungal infections caused by various organisms of the skin, blood, urinary tract, mouth, throat and other parts of the body. It contains fluco...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

Fluka 150 capsule is used to treat fungal infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

  • If you are allergic to fluconazole or any other ingredient of Fluka 150 capsule.
  • If you are taking medicines like Astemizole, Terfenadine, Cisapride, Pimozide, Quinidine, Erythromycin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Skin rash
  • Liver damage (loss of appetite, vomiting, yellowing of your skin)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fluka 150 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
  • Fluka 150 capsules should not be taken during pregnancy as it can cause potential harm to the unborn baby resulting in birth defects at high doses while pregnancy is at risk when consumed at normal do...
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  • Inform your doctor if you get pregnant while on this medicine or think you may be pregnant. It is recommended to use contraception at least for one week even after stopping the medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Fluka 150 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Fluconazole in Fluka 150 capsule passes into human milk. Breastfeeding can be continued after a single dose; however, if you are taking this medicine repeatedly or in high doses, breastfeeding is not recommended.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fluka 150 capsule?
A:
You may experience dizziness or fits while taking Fluka 150 capsule. If you experience any of these, you should not drive or use any tools or machines while taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fluka 150 capsule?
A:
Avoid excess alcohol while taking Fluka 150 capsule, as alcohol may worsen the side effects like dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver disease or kidney disease.
  • You have heart diseases and irregular heart rhythm.
  • You have abnormal electrolyte levels (potassium, calcium or magnesium) in your blood.
  • You have severe skin reactions.
  • You have adrenal insufficiency (a condition where the adrenal gland does not produce sufficient steroid hormone).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

How Does It Work?

Fluka 150 capsule blocks the formation of the cell membrane of the fungus by inhibiting an enzyme. Thus resulting in fungal cell death.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

Fluka 150 capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your d...
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interactions

Interactions of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fluka 150 capsule may interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a pr...
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  • In particular if you are taking medicines for heart disease, respiratory problem like theophylline, cancer, fungal infections like ketoconazole, anti-hypertensive medicines, anti-HIV medicines, medici...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are medicines for acidity, gout, ovarian cancer etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

  • Do not store above 25°C.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Fluka 150mg Strip Of 1 Capsules

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Fluka 150 capsule may include feeling or seeing things that are not real (hallucination and paranoid behaviour). If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact y...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dos...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can two doses of Fluka 150 capsule be taken to compensate for the missed dose?

A: No, you should avoid taking two doses at once. The missed dose should be skipped if it is time for the upcoming dose and the regular schedule should be followed.

Q: Does Fluka 150 capsule show interactions with other medicine?

A: Fluka 150 capsule may interact with the following medicines: terfenadine, voriconazole clarithromycin, erythromycin, ranolazine, lomitapide, donepezil, pimozide and quinidine.

Q: Is Fluka 150 capsule a steroid?

A: No, Fluka 150 capsule is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections.

Q: Does Fluka 150 capsule treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?

A: Fluka 150 capsule can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused mainly by candida fungi. If you feel you are having symptoms of UTI, consult your doctor, he will identify the root cause of infection whether it is fungal, bacterial or any other. Based on the diagnosis he might suggest you the appropriate medication.

Q: Can I stop taking Fluka 150 capsule when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Fluka 150 capsule before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment else there are chances of recurrence of the infection .

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ContainsFluconazole(150.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infection
Side effectsHeadache, vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 17 Aug 2021 | 02:43 PM (IST)
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