Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Fluconazole

Synonym(s): Diflucan

Introduction

Name

  • Fluconazole.

Class of drug

  • Triazole antifungal agent.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Phenytoin
  • Enhanced effects of phenytoin   Phenytoin  due to inhibition of cytochrome P450 dependent liver enzymes.

  • Theophylline
  • Increased plasma concentrations of theophylline   Theophylline  .
  • In man fluconazole has led to terfenadine   Terfenadine  toxicity when the two are administered together.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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