Diflucan is one of the most commonly used antifungal drugs in therapeutic practice. It is active against most known fungal diseases. With some forms of pathogens, only one dose of Diflucan is enough to suppress the activity of microorganisms and completely cure the disease.
It is non-addictive and can be used for both long and short cycles of treatment.
- Brand Name: Diflucan;
- Active Ingredient: Fluconazole;
- Manufacturer: Pfizer.
Active substance Fluconazole
Fluconazole is the main drug substance of Diflucan.
This active ingredient is effective in most fungal diseases that are caused by: Candida spp., Microsporum spp., Trychoptyton spp., Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, Cryptococcus neoformans.
After oral intake, Fluconazole is very well absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and penetrates into all body fluids. Its concentration in saliva, sputum, cerebrospinal fluid is almost the same as in blood plasma, due to which maximum efficiency is achieved in the treatment of fungal infections of any localization.
Fluconazole has a very simple action mechanism. When it gets into the body, a change occurs in the cytochrome P450 protein system. Most pathogenic microorganisms, including fungi, are directly dependent on the oxidative and reduction processes that are created by these proteins. By inhibiting this system of enzymes, Fluconazole inhibits the ability of pathogenic fungi to reproduce.
Unlike many other antifungal medicines, Diflucan does not inhibit cytochrome P450 enzymes throughout the body. It acts only in pathogenic cells, due to which the body does not suffer during the use of this drug.
Diflucan is considered one of the safest antifungal medications.
Indications for use
Diflucan has a wide range of use due to its activity against most known pathogens of fungal diseases, namely:
- All forms of candidiasis (genital, skin, candidiasis of the mucous membranes of the mouth cavity, etc.);
- Cryptococcal meningitis;
- Prevention of cryptococcosis in immunocompromised patients;
- Skin mycoses;
- Pityriasis versicolor;
- Mycosis of the skin of legs and nails.
This drug can be used for candidiasis against the background of immunodeficiency and immunosuppressive therapy.
How can you buy Diflucan?
The most profitable way to buy Diflucan is to place an order in our pharmacy. We can guarantee you low cost for the pills and fast delivery. We work directly with the manufacturer, no intermediaries involved, and therefore we do not set huge margins, as city pharmacy chains do. Savings can amount to several hundred euro per month, if you choose getting Diflucan online on a regular basis.
In addition, we provide the most convenient conditions for buying Diflucan: you do not need a prescription, you do not need to waste time and money for a doctor’s consultation. You can place an order in just 5 minutes and you will receive the tablets in a couple of days.
Treatment regimens and dosages
Diflucan is produced in a very wide range of dosages: 50 mg; 100 mg; 150 mg and 200 mg. In addition, Fluconazole tablets are available at a dosage of 400 mg for patients who have a reduced sensitivity to the drug, or need a loading dose to quickly stop fungal activity.
This range of dosages allows you to choose the most accurate treatment regimen, depending on the type of fungal infection, its localization and severity.
The dosage regimen is selected individually in each clinical case.
- Genital candidiasis is the easiest to treat. Most patients only need to take 1 tablet of Diflucan 150 mg to suppress the activity of pathogenic fungi. If necessary, the therapy is repeated after 2 weeks by taking one more tablet of Diflucan 150 mg;
- In the treatment of candidiasis of the mucous membranes of the mouth cavity, pharynx or esophagus, Diflucan dosage is 50 mg per day for 2–4 weeks;
- With pityriasis versicolor, Diflucan is taken 300 mg once a week for 2 weeks. The use of two tablets of Diflucan 150 mg at a time will not cause side effects if there is a long interval before the next dose;
- For onychomycosis, Diflucan 150 mg is taken once a week. Treatment continues until the infected nail is replaced. It takes 3–6 months and 6–12 months for the replacement of fingernails and toenails, respectively.
The peculiarity of the use of Diflucan for nail and skin fungus is that the dosage is small but the treatment is long. In extreme cases, a slight increase in the dose of Diflucan by up to 200 mg per week is allowed.
Recommendations for use
Fungi are very difficult to treat, and quite often they develop resistance to antifungal drugs. Interruption of treatment leads to relapse. So, the tablets should be used according to the instructions.
- Treatment should not be stopped until a complete cure, as pathogens can develop resistance to the action of Fluconazole, and subsequent therapy will be ineffective;
- Food does not affect the rate of absorption of active substances in the intestines and their bioavailability, so Diflucan tablets can be taken both on an empty stomach and after meals;
- Diflucan can be taken by children, but the treatment regimen in this population requires individual dose titration.
As a rule, Diflucan tablets are taken only once a day. If you forget to take a dose during the day and your next dose is less than 12 hours away, wait until the next dose. Take only 1 tablet as directed. Don’t take a double or triple dose to make up for missed doses of Diflucan.
- When taking Diflucan in HIV, the risk of skin allergic reactions increases;
- With long use of Diflucan, it is recommended to regularly monitor the functions of the liver and kidneys, since 80 % of the drug is excreted through the kidneys;
- The hepatotoxic effect of Fluconazole is usually reversible, the symptoms disappear after discontinuation of therapy, but a more comfortable therapy withdrawal requires the use of hepatoprotectors;
- In organic heart disease, Fluconazole is contraindicated.
For children under 3 years of age, patients with liver failure, patients with lactose intolerance, Diflucan is strictly contraindicated.
Diflucan during pregnancy
Diflucan use should be avoided during pregnancy unless the fungal infection threatens the life of a pregnant woman. The decision to prescribe the drug during pregnancy can only be made by a professional doctor with experience in using this medication in pregnant women.
Possible side effects
Usually, Diflucan does not cause severe side effects and is well tolerated. According to patient feedback on Diflucan, the most frequent symptoms are as follows:
- Muscle cramps;
- Abdominal pain;
- Skin rash/itching.
Also, during treatment, changes in blood counts, kidney or liver function are possible. With continued use of tablets (more than 2 weeks), it is recommended to check these functions and monitor the functioning of the body.
Diflucan: interaction with other drugs
Fluconazole has a fairly long list of interactions with other drugs. Specifically, it is contraindicated to use Fluconazole-based medications with a number of drug groups, namely:
- Oral contraceptives;
Also, special care should be taken when using Diflucan together with: Azithromycin, Cisapride, Cyclosporine, Rifampin, and Theophylline.
Store in a dark place, out of the reach of children, at a temperature not exceeding 30°C.
It's real to buy Diflucan online
At our online pharmacy you can buy Diflucan at a low price with delivery throughout Europe. We have organized direct deliveries from the manufacturer to all countries using courier delivery. Within a few days, Diflucan you buy online is delivered directly to your home.
We take care of our customers. Thus, we provide not only free access to cheap medicines, but also consulting support. If you want to know how to take Diflucan, which Diflucan dosage to choose or how to buy Diflucan online, email us and we will answer all your questions.
Diflucan does what the instructions say. I strongly recommend ordering at this online pharmacy. Super fast delivery.
This is a great medication. The first day I felt bad, and only a few days later I didn’t. Yeast infection disappeared and never came back.
Diflucan works magically. I was surprised! This drug had an almost immediate effect.
Because of the weakened immunity I have regular yeast infections. I was diagnosed with an unpleasant relapse of vaginal candidiasis. I’ve been taking Diflucan for about 5 months at 150 mg once a week and I’m on a low sugar diet. Do not forget taking pills to speed up recovery. Thank you very much for this medication.
The doctor could not understand the cause of inflammation in the mouth. First, I was prescribed some corticosteroid drug. But I was unlucky and my symptoms got worse. I took tests and the doctor prescribed Diflucan. And as a miracle, 100% healing in 10 days. It wasn’t easy for me, but I’m happy that I recovered.
It was my first online purchase here, and I got exactly what I wanted. Excellent service, very fast shipping, low prices. Highly recommend!
It is much easier to swallow Diflucan pills than use a cream. I have genital candidiasis relief in one day. Many people take one more tablet, I only need one dose. It is the best drug!
I can’t wait for candidiasis to leave my body. I’ve been taking 100 mg a day for two weeks. Pain and white plaque in the throat disappeared fast. Itching and burning eased, but not completely passed. Treatment was simple and effective, there are 7 more days to go. I absolutely recommend this drug!
I treat diabetes and very often suffer from fungal and yeast infections. Diflucan is a miracle medication compared to the ones I bought before. As a rule, I recover in 2-3 days, once treatment lasted 2 weeks. This works great every time!!!
I’m very susceptible to vaginal yeast infections. With yeast infection I have terrible itching and burning, especially at night. Every time I take just this med. Unfortunately, Diflucan does not work instantly, a relief of 50% comes after 12 hours. After 24 hours, everything is gone. This drug was a lifesaver!
No complaints. It worked great in my case.
This is my experience with Diflucan. I had problems with my feet. I think they came from cramped shoes and sweating feet. Sometimes there was a rash that went fast. I used all sorts of creams and tried to wear loose shoes. Then there was a rash between the fingers that didn’t go away for weeks. The doctor said it was foot dermatophytosis and prescribed Diflucan. I took one 50 mg tablet every morning. The symptoms eased, but I still finished a three-week treatment. Folks, the drug really works, the fungus is gone.
I ordered Diflucan on two occasions at this online pharmacy, great service, reasonable prices. I recommend it to everyone and I will keep using it.
So, I’ve been having trouble with candidiasis of mouth cavity for years. At first the symptoms were not very serious and they did not appear often. Then I had inflammations, sores, pain while swallowing and an unpleasant smell. I used various anti-fungal drugs, many of them helped. Diflucan never failed. I advise it if you have a fungal infection.
One dose was enough for complete cure. There are some pills left, and I'll keep them in case the vaginal candidiasis comes back.
Sometimes I use Diflucan for yeast infection, it’s always in my first-aid kit. I learned about this drug from a doctor after my first pregnancy. I’m happy this drug is working and I have no side effects.
I’ve been on antibiotics for weeks, and they’ve ruined my microflora. This gave me fungus and a lot of unpleasant symptoms. My doctor prescribed Diflucan, and it worked very well.
Hello everyone. For some reason, I often have fungal infections, sometimes up to four times a year. I tried various drugs, the effect of Diflucan is invariably stable. Symptoms disappear and I get better after just one dose of 150 mg. This medication is much better than prescription creams