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Fluconazole

Synonym(s): Diflucan

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Fluconazole.

Class of drug

  • Triazole antifungal agent.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Phenytoin

  • Enhanced effects of phenytoin Phenytoin due to inhibition of cytochrome P450 dependent liver enzymes.

Theophylline

  • Increased plasma concentrations of theophylline Theophylline.
  • In man fluconazole has led to terfenadine Terfenadine toxicity when the two are administered together.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Ramsey I (2017) 9th edn. 

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