Flucos 0.5%W/W Gel 15gm

Fungal Rx required

Best Price*  ₹ 69.10
MRP ₹86.37
(Inclusive of all taxes) * Mfr: Oaknet Healthcare Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: India
TOTAL AMOUNT ₹ 86.37

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INTRODUCTION

FLUCOS 0.5%W/W contains Fluconazole which belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat the infections caused by fungi and soothes irritated skin and relieves the fungal itch. This medicine works by stopping fungi and yeasts from producing a substance called ergosterol, which is an essential component of their cell membranes. This causes holes to appear in cell membranes, which allows essential constituents of the fungal or yeast cells to leak out.

Apply the medicine onto to the affected area or as directed by physician. The common side effects of this medicines are application site reactions such as skin irritation, redness or itching. It is recommended for the use in children and adolescents as advised by a doctor. Do not use FLUCOS 0.5%W/W if you are allergic to this medicine. It is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Tell your doctor if you are using any other topical medicines.

USES OF FLUCOS 0.5%W/W

  • Treat fungal infections

HOW FLUCOS 0.5%W/W WORKS

FLUCOS 0.5%W/W works by stopping fungi and yeasts from producing a substance called ergosterol, which is an essential component of their cell membranes. This causes holes to appear in cell membranes, which allows essential constituents of the fungal or yeast cells to leak out.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply FLUCOS 0.5%W/W onto to the affected area or as directed by physician. It is for external use only.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FLUCOS 0.5%W/W

COMMON

  • skin irritation, redness or itching at site of application

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin itching:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FLUCOS 0.5%W/W is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

FLUCOS 0.5%W/W is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic to this medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using any of the other topical medicines.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fluconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Antifungal
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Dusting powder, Ear drops, Eye drops, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT FLUCOS 0.5%W/W

Can FLUCOS 0.5%W/W be used in pregnant women?

No. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Will FLUCOS 0.5%W/W treat UTI?

It is approved for the treatment of candidal UTIs, but dosage recommendations are not consistent.

What infections does FLUCOS 0.5%W/W treat?

It is used to treat the fungal or yeast infections, such as vaginal candidiasis, oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush, oral thrush), esophageal candidiasis (candida esophagitis), other candida infections (including urinary tract infections).

REFERENCES

1. A Stary, J Soeltz-Szoets, C Ziegler, G R Kinghorn and R B Roy, Comparison of the efficacy and safety of oral fluconazole and topical clotrimazole in patients with candida balanitis, [Revised on Jan 1999] [Accessed 02 Jan 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1195616/

2. Daniel J. Sheehan, Christopher A. Hitchcock and Carol M. Sibley, Current and Emerging Azole Antifungal Agents; [Revised on Jan 1999] [Accessed 02 Jan 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC88906/

3. Ameish Govindarajan; Karlyle G. Bistas; Ayham Aboeed, Fluconazole, [Revised on Apr 2020] [Accessed 02 Jan 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK537158/

4. K.D.Tripathi, Essentials of medical pharmacology, ANTIMICROBIAL DRUGS, Chapter 57 – Antifungal Drugs, 7th edition 2013, Page – 793.

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
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    Item Weight
    25
    No. of Units in a Kit
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Flucos 0.5%W/W Gel 15gm

Flucos 0.5%W/W Gel 15gm Mfr: Oaknet Healthcare Pvt Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.86.37
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