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FLUNAZOLE IV INJECTION (FLUCONAZOLE)

DOH PM 049972


< COMPOSITION >
Each ml contains:
Fluconazole………………………2 mg

< ACTION >
Fluconazole is an antifungal medicine.
Fluconazole is used to treat infections caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body including the mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs, bladder, genital area, and the blood.
Fluconazole is also used to prevent fungal infection in people who have a weak immune system caused by cancer treatment, bone marrow transplant, or diseases such as AIDS.
Fluconazole is also used to treat a certain type of meningitis in people with HIV or AIDS.
Fluconazole may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.


< INDICATION >
Fluconazole is indicated for the treatment of:
Oropharyngeal and esophageal candidiasis. In open noncomparative studies of relatively small numbers of patients, fluconazole was also effective for the treatment of Candida urinary tract infections, peritonitis, and systemic Candida infections including candidemia, disseminated candidiasis, and pneumonia.
Cryptococcal meningitis. Before prescribing fluconazole for AIDS patients with cryptococcal meningitis, please see Clinical Studies section. Studies comparing fluconazole to amphotericin B in non-HIV infected patients have not been conducted.


< DOSAGE >
Fluconazole Injection, USP may be administered by intravenous infusion. Fluconazole Injection, USP has been used safely for up to fourteen days of intravenous therapy. The intravenous infusion of fluconazole should be administered at a maximum rate of approximately 200 mg/hour, given as a continuous infusion.
Fluconazole injections in flexible plastic containers are intended only for intravenous administration using sterile equipment.


< PACKAGE >
50 ml/Amp, 100 ml/Amp

ANITIBIOTICS SUlFONAMIDES 1084760