Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Fluconazole

Contributor(s): Paul Gerding

Introduction

Name

  • Fluconazole.

Class of drug

  • Antifungal agent; triazole.

Uses

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Indications

Horses
  • Aspergiollosis   Aspergillosis  .
  • Keratitis   Keratitis: overview  .

  • Dogs/cats
  • Blastomyces infections.
  • Cryptococcosis.
  • Candidiasis.
  • Coccidiomycosis.
  • Histoplasma infections.

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Dogs/cats
Phenytoin
  • Fluconazole enhances effects   Phenytoin  .

  • Theofylline
  • Fluconazole may increase plasma concentrations.

  • Terfenadine
  • Fluconazole has lead to toxicity when administered concurrently (humans).

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Based on Small Animal Formulary (1999) 3rd edn. Ed: Tennant B. BSAVA, UK.

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