Forcon capsule (Fluconazole) is a broad spectrum antimycotic.
Package contains: Each package contains 1 capsule.
Each capsule contains:
Fluconazole (B.P) 150mg
Dosage and administration: As prescribed by the physician.
Dosage in Adults:
- Oropharyngeal candidiasis: 50 mg daily for 7-14 days.
- Oesophageal candidiasis: 50 mg daily for 14-30 days.
- Vaginal candidiasis: 150 mg by mouth as a single dose.
- Systematic candidiasis: 400 mg as initial dose followed by 200mg daily for 28 days or longer based on clinical response.
- Acute cryptococcal meningitis & other cryptococcal infection: 400 mg as initial dose followed by 200mg to 400mg daily, duration of treatment depending on clinical & mycological response.
Dosage in children:
Use in children below the age of 16 is not recommended, however when the treating physician. Considers Fluconazole therapy imperative, the following daily doses for children aged 1 year & older with normal renal function are recommended.
- Superficial candidiasis infections: 1-2mg / kg.
- Systematic candidiasis infections: 3-6mg / kg.
Fluconazole capsules are indicated for the treatment of the following conditions:
Prevention of fungal infection
Fluconazole can be used as maintenance therapy to prevent replace of cryptococcal disease in patients with AIDS.
Fluconazole capsules are contraindications in patients with known hypersensitive to the drug or to related azole compounds & in advanced liver disease.
Caution should be exercised in renal impairment, pregnancy, breastfeeding & in raised liver enzymes. The use of Fluconazole in nursing mothers is not recommended. The use of Fluconazole in children below the age of 1 year is not recommended.
Fluconazole is generally well tolerated. The common side effects associated with Fluconazole are nausea, headache, skin rash, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence & elevated liver function values.
Use as directed by the physician. Store at cool and dry place, protect medicine from light and reach of children. For further information, please see the enclosed leaflet.
Manufacturer and buy online:
Forcon capsule is manufactured by Linear pharma Pvt Ltd. http://www.linearpharma.com.pk
Forcon is not available online, you can buy it from any pharmacy nearby you.