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Forcan 150mg Strip Of 1 Tablet
Forcan 150mg Strip Of 1 Tablet

Forcan 150mg Strip Of 1 Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
1 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Forcan 150 MG Description

Forcan 150 tablet is an antifungal medicine containing Fluconazole. Forcan-150 tablet is used to treat fungal infections caused by various organisms of skin, blood, urinary tract, mouth, throat, and

ther parts of the body. Fluconazole acts by inhibiting the growth of the fungal cell wall, thus resulting in fungal cell death. Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor at the fixed timing to gain optimal benefit. Pregnant and nursing women should not take this medicine. The most common side effects of this medicine are abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhoea. However, these symptoms of side effects are temporary and go away on their own. If these symptoms do not resolve or worsen, consult with your doctor.

Product Summary

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ContainsFluconazole(150.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infections
Side effectsHeadache, vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea
TherapyANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Forcan 150 MG

Forcan 150 tablet is used to treat fungal infections caused by various organisms.

Contraindications of Forcan 150 MG

  • If you are allergic to Fluconazole or any other ingredient of Forcan-150 tablet
  • If you are taking medicines like Astemizole, Terfenadine, Cisapride, Pimozide, Quinidine, Erythromycin

Side effects of Forcan 150 MG

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Forcan 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Forcan-150 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Forcan-150 tablet should not be taken during pregnancy as it can cause potential harm to the unborn baby resulting in birth defects at high doses while threatened pregnancy at normal doses. Thus, it s...
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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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Forcan-150 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Fluconazole in Forcan-150 tablet 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

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

Alcohol

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

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)

Mode of Action of Forcan 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Forcan 150 tablet tablet blocks the formation of the cell membrane of the fungus by inhibiting an enzyme. Thus resulting in fungal cell death.

Directions for Use of Forcan 150 MG

Forcan-150 tablet 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 of Forcan 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Serious interaction - Terfenadine, Voriconazole, Clarithromycin, Erythromycin, Ranolazine, Lomitapide, Donepezil, Pimozide and Quinidine. Never take Fluconazole with these medicines. When used with Fl...
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  • Medicines used as anaesthetic like Alfentanil, Fentanyl
  • Medicines used to treat depression like Amitriptyline, Nortriptyline
  • Blood thinners like Warfarin
  • Medicines for anxiety, like Benzodiazepines (Midazolam, Triazolam)
  • Medicines to treat fits like Phenytoin, Carbamazepine
  • Medicines for high blood pressure like Nifedipine, Isradipine, Amlodipine, Felodipine and Losartan
  • Medicines used for treating ovarian cancer (Olaparib)
  • Medicines used to prevent organ transplant rejection like Ciclosporin, Everolimus, Sirolimus or Tacrolimus
  • Medicines used for treating cancer (Vincristine, Vinblastine)
  • Medicines used for reducing high cholesterol level (Atorvastatin, Simvastatin, and Fluvastatin)
  • Medicines for treating pain and inflammation like Celecoxib, Flurbiprofen, Naproxen, Ibuprofen
  • The effect of contraceptive pills might be reduced. The addition of a barrier form of contraception is needed
  • Medicines for HIV (Saquinavir)
  • Medicines to control diabetes like Chlorpropamide, Glibenclamide, Glipizide or Tolbutamide
  • Medicines to control asthma (Theophylline)
  • Medicines for treating rheumatoid arthritis (Tofacitinib)
  • Medicines to treat cystic fibrosis (Ivacaftor)
  • Diuretics like Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Medicines used to treat irregular heartbeats (Amiodarone)

Storage and disposal of Forcan 150 MG

  • Do not store above 25°C
  • Keep out of the reach of children

Dosage of Forcan 150 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Forcan-150 tablet 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 ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of this 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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take when using Forcan-150 tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you are sexually active and discuss effective contraception methods
  • Forcan-150 tablet can make your oral contraceptive pills work less efficiently
  • Hence if you are on this medication, then use barrier methods of contraception like condoms

Q: I have a cough, cold, flu, can I take Forcan 150 tablet?

A: No, flu mostly occurs due to viruses. Forcan-150 tablet works against fungus and not viruses. Take it only if prescribed by your doctor for the complete duration of treatment.

Q: Is Forcan and Zocon same?

A: Yes, both the medicine Forcan 150 tablet and Zocon-150 contains Fluconazole as their active ingredient. They differ from each other only in the brand name.

Q: What isForcan 150 tablet used for?

A: Forcan-150 tablet is used to treat fungal infections of skin, mouth, throat, urinary tract and various other parts of the body such as fingernails and toenails caused by various organisms.

Q: How long does forcan 150 take to work?

A: As, it is an antifungal medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of treatment. It may take 2-3 days to show its full effect depending upon the severity of infection.

Q: Can I take Forcan 150 for a long duration?

A: The doctor will decide the dose depending on the type and severity of the infection. Take the exact dose for a specific duration. If you do not feel any improvement, inform your doctor but do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: What is the composition of Forcan 150?

A: Forcan 150 contains fluconazole as the active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
FORCAN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2024
Last Updated on: 02 Sep 2022 | 01:38 PM (IST)

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