Fluconazole Single Capsule 150mg
Oral treatment for vaginal thrush.
- Fluconazole is an antifungal drug used to treat thrush in both women and men.
- Take this fluconazole capsule to treat and relieve the soreness, redness, itching and discharge associated with thrush.Please note packaging and manufacturer may change.
is used to treat vaginal thrush which is caused by an over balance in the naturally occurring yeast candida albicans
. Thrush can be transferred to men and therefore men can take fluconazole for penile thrush. Even if your partner does not have symptoms of thrush they may still be carrying the infection; this increases the risk of being re-infected if you have sex without a condom.
What are the symptoms of thrush?
symptoms usually consist of at least one of the following:
- Itching around the outside of the vagina.
- Soreness and redness made worse when rubbed or scratched.
- Discharge from the vagina that is white but does not smell.
symptoms are commonly:
- Soreness and redness of the penis.
- Tightness of the foreskin.
- Abnormal discharge.
However, not every man who has thrush will show any symptoms.
How to take your Fluconazole capsule
Swallow the Fluconazole capsule with a glass of water with or without food.
One Fluconazole capsule is all you need.
The condition should begin to clear up within two days.
For additional external relief whilst the Fluconazole capsule is working, try a cooling cream such as Canesten
or an anti-itch cream such as Vagisil
If after 7 days the condition has not cleared up, you can
take a second Fluconazole capsule. If the condition recurs within 6 months, you should visit your GP.
Important Information about Fluconazole
Do not take fluconazole if you are trying to conceive, are pregnant or breast feeding.
Consult doctor before using fluconazole:
If you are under 16 years or over 60.
If you are taking antihistamine terfenadine or cisapride or any other medicines (other than the contraceptive pill).
If you have had thrush twice within 6 months.
If you have a disease effecting your liver or kidneys or any other serious illness.
If you have abnormal vaginal bleeding.
If you have sores or blisters on the vulva or vagina.
Men - If your sexual partner does not have thrush.
Men - You have penile blisters/sores.
Men - It is painful to pass urine.
Men - Your penis has begun smelling.
How do I avoid getting thrush?
Wash regularly with specially formulated vaginal wash
Avoid wearing tight fitting clothes and synthetic fabrics.
Allow your skin to breathe.
Stop using soaps and bath additives that alter the pH levels of the vagina.
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Fluconazole 150mg • lactose • maize starch • colloidal anhydrous silica • sodium laurilsulfate • magnesium stearate. Capsule Shell contains: Gelatin • Titanium Dioxide (E171)• Brilliant Blue colour (E133) OR • Sunset Yellow (E110).