Belonging to the drug group known as triazole antifungals, Fluka 150 MG Tablet is used for treating various fungal infections. It includes yeast infections of the mouth, throat, food pipe, lungs, vagina as well as other organs. The medication is also beneficial for the treatment of meningitis, the infection of the membranes that cover the brain and the spine, which is caused due to fungus. It is also used for preventing yeast infection in people who have a possibility of having a fungal infection when undergoing chemotherapy or a radiation therapy before bone marrow transplantation as the immune system is likely to be weakened at this time.
Fluka 150 MG Tablet prevents the fungus that can spread the infection in your body to reproduce. It is available in both tablet and liquid form to be taken orally. Usually, this medication is taken once in a day, with food or without it. The dosage and duration of taking the medicine depends on your health condition and how responsive your body is to the drug. Ensure to take the dosage as prescribed by the doctor, not more or less.
The common side effects of Fluka 150 MG Tablet include headache, diarrhea, nausea, stomach upset, dizziness, vomiting, rashes in people with low immunity and getting a different taste of foods that you have. These mild side effects generally go away in a few days or 1-2 weeks. In case it does not, you may consult your doctor. There are some serious side effects though, that need immediate medical attention:
- Yellowing of the skin, dark urine, light-coloured stool and itchiness of the skin, indicating liver damage
- Severe rash or peeling of the skin in patients suffering from cancer or AIDS
- Irregular or fast heart rate, palpitations, seizures or fainting, indicating Torsades de Pointes
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 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Fluka 150 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.
Vaginal Thrush Your condition should start to clear up within a few days – some women notice an improvement in one day. If your condition does not clear up within a few days you should go back to your doctor. Penis Thrush infection Your condition should start to clear up within a few days but it may take up to a week. If your condition has not cleared up after one week, you should go back to your doctor.
Fluka 150 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to this medicine.
- QT Interval prolonging drugs
Fluka 150 MG Tablet is not recommended for co-administration with drugs that are known to cause specific changes in heart rhythm.
- Missed Dose
Oral and topical forms: The missed dose of Fluka 150 MG Tablet should be taken/used as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Since Fluka 150 MG Tablet injection is mostly administered by a healthcare professional in a clinical setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.
Oral and Topical forms: Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose with Fluka 150 MG Tablet. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
Major & minor side effects for Fluka 150 MG Tablet
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Skin rash
- QT Prolongation
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet