If you have severe symptoms, history of complicated fungal infections, poorly controlled diabetes, or immunosuppression, you should not take Fluconazole 150mg to treat yeast infections. You may require stronger or prolonged treatment.
Do not take if pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Yeast infections in pregnancy are treated differently.
Fluconazole side effects
Fluconazole is generally well-tolerated, but some people may experience headaches (13%), dizziness, nausea (7%), abdominal pain (6%), diarrhea (1%), and abnormal taste in your mouth (1%).
The co-administration of Fluconazole with other medicines may interact with the effects of Fluconazole, or these other medicines. This is the list of medications that are known to interact with Fluconazole. Always inform your doctor of all the drugs and supplements you take.
- Oral hypoglycemics
- Coumarin-type anticoagulants
- Short-acting benzodiazepines
- Oral Contraceptives
- Amitriptyline, nortriptyline
- Amphotericin B
- Calcium Channel Blockers
- HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
- Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
- Vinca Alkaloids
- Vitamin A
It is contraindicated to take Fluconazole in the following cases:
- If you are allergic to Fluconazole or any other ingredients in Fluconazole (see ingredients)
- If you are taking Terfenadine, astemizole, cisapride, erythromycin, pimozide or quinidine.