Fluka 150 mg Tablet is used to treat fungal infections of the mouth, throat, vagina, and other parts of the body including fingernails and toenails. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane thereby stopping the growth of fungi.
Fluka 150 mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. It should be swallowed whole and can be taken with or without food. The dosage and length of treatment will depend on the condition you are being treated for. Sometimes this will be in cycles of use and non-use.
To get the most benefit, take this medicine at evenly spaced times and continue using it until your prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a few days. If you stop treatment too early, the infection may return and if you miss doses you can increase your risk of infections that are resistant to further treatment. Tell your doctor if the infection does not get better or if it gets worse. Avoid taking antacid treatments within one hour before or two hours after you take it.
The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, headache, and nausea. You could ask your doctor about ways of preventing or reducing these effects. Stop taking medicine and inform your doctor if you notice signs of an allergic reaction such as rash, swelling of the lips, throat, or face, swallowing or breathing problems, dizziness, and nausea.
Do not take Fluka 150 mg if you are pregnant unless your doctor has told you to. Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart failure, a weak immune system (including HIV/AIDS), kidney problems, or liver problems such as yellow skin (jaundice).
This medicine may not be suitable for you. If your course of treatment is for more than a month, your doctor may monitor your liver function. This medicine may make you dizzy so do not drive or operate machines until it is safe.
How to use fluka 150 mg tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fluka 150 mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Benefits of fluka 150 mgtablet
In Treatment of Fungal infections
Fluka 150 mg is an antifungal medicine. It works by killing and stopping the growth of fungi that causes the infection. It helps treat infections of the mouth, throat, vagina, and other parts of the body.
The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.
How fluka 150 mg works
Fluka 150 mg is an antifungal medication. It kills and stops the growth of the fungi by destroying its cell membrane, thereby treating your skin infection.
Side effects of fluka 150 mg tablet
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Fluka 150 Tablet
- Stomach pain
your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
1.Can Fluka 150 Tablet be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Fluka 150 Tablet has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of oral contraceptives). It can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Before starting the treatment with Fluka 150 Tablet inform your doctor if you are taking birth control pills.
2.Can Fluka 150 Tablet cause hair loss?
Fluka 150 Tablet may cause hair loss as a rare side effect. If during the treatment you experience hair loss, inform your doctor.
3.Is Fluka 150 Tablet effective?
Yes, Fluka 150 Tablet is effective when used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Fluka 150 Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
4.Is Fluka 150 Tablet fungistatic or fungicidal?
Fluka 150 Tablet is primarily fungistatic which means it controls the growth of fungus). However, it may also act as a fungicidal (kills fungus) medicine against certain organisms, specifically Cryptococcus in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.
5.Does Fluka 150 Tablet treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Fluka 150 Tablet is used to treat urinary tract infections (UTI) caused mainly by Candida. However, bacteria growth can also cause UTI in some cases. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial, or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.
6.Can I take Fluka 150 Tablet with alcohol?
Yes, Fluka 150 Tablet can be taken with alcohol. No interactions have been reported between the two. However, it is better to consult your doctor on the use of alcohol before taking Fluka 150 Tablet to avoid any side effects and get the maximum benefit of Fluka 150 Tablet.
7.What if I forget to take a dose of Fluka 150 Tablet?
If you have missed a dose of Fluka 150 Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
8.Can I take Fluka 150 Tablet for yeast infection?
Yes, Fluka 150 Tablet can be used for the treatment of yeast (candidal) infection. However, if you think you are suffering from a yeast infection, consult your doctor. This is because proper diagnosis is required before starting any therapy.
9.Is Fluka 150 Tablet a steroid?
No, Fluka 150 Tablet is not a steroid. Fluka 150 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.