Forcan 200 Mg

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SKU
ANF11
Manufacturer
Cipla Inc.
Generic Brands
Fluconazole
Equivalent Brands
Diflucan
Strength
200mg
PharmaceuticalForm
Tablet/s
Description

Forcan 200 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

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Forcan 200mg

Description Of Forcan 200mg

Forcan Tablet is used to treat the fungal infection of the vagina (also called, vaginal candidiasis). This medicine works by preventing the formation of an enzyme (ergosterol) which is necessary for the synthesis of the fungal cell wall.

Forcan 200mg Chemical Name

  • Fluconazole (200mg)

Forcan 200mg Manufacturer

  • Cipla Ltd

Uses of Forcan 200mg

  • Seizures
  • Status Epilepticus

What is Forcan 200mg?

Forcan Tablet is used to treat the fungal infection of the vagina (also called, vaginal candidiasis). This medicine works by preventing the formation of an enzyme (ergosterol) which is necessary for the synthesis of the fungal cell wall. Forcan is also used to treat fungal infection of mouth, throat, and pharynx, to treat brain and spinal cord infection (cryptococcal meningitis) in AIDS patients, to prevent fungal infection in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation who receive radiation therapy and chemotherapy, to treat urinary tract infection, to treat inflammation of membrane that covers abdominal organs (peritonitis), to treat pneumonia, to treat fungal infection of the blood (candidemia), to treat fungal infection of internal body organs such as liver, kidney, brain, and heart (disseminated candidiasis), and to treat fungal inflammation of penis head (candidal balanitis).

How Forcan 200mg working

Forcan 200 Tablet is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

How is Forcan 200mg used?

The typical dose of Forcan for adults is 100-400 mg once a day (not more than 600 mg per day). The usual dose for children is 3-12 mg/kg (1.4-5.4 mg/lb) of body weight. The maximum dose for adult patients of Forcan is 400 mg per day. This medicine is generally used for a period of 2-3 weeks for fungal infection of mouth, throat, and pharynx, 10-12 weeks for brain and spinal cord infection in AIDS patients, and 7 days for fungal infection in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation. This medicine is not known to be addictive or habit-forming.

This medicine should be used on an as-needed basis. This medicine can be given for 10-12 weeks in the initial treatment of brain and spinal cord infection (cryptococcal meningitis).

Discuss with your doctor if you develop new symptoms. Discuss with your doctor if infection returns after seven days, more than two infections occur within 6 months, and no improvement in symptoms of infection after seven days of treatment. If you have any kidney disease, There is no need for adjustment of single dose for vaginal candidiasis in patients with kidney dysfunction, and the patients who are on multiple doses of Forcan, an initial dose of 50-400 mg is given. Further dosage adjustment depends upon the clinical condition.

Your doctor may prescribe a lower starting dose of this medicine to understand the impact on the body. Please follow your doctor's recommendations. Older patients may see an increase in the incidence of side-effects. As a result, a lower dose may be recommended for older patients.

Forcan 200mg Indications

Take Protoin 200 MG Tablet as advised by your doctor. Do not take this medicine with calcium supplements or antacids due to the decrease in the absorption. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting the doctor as it may cause seizures.

Forcan 200mg Dosage

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor if any symptoms of the overdose like uncontrolled body movements, slurred speech appear.

Contraindication Of Forcan 200mg

  • Alprazolam
  • Atorvastatin
  • Cisapride
  • Clopidogrel
  • Erythromycin
  • Warfarin
  • Tretinoin

Adverse effects Of Forcan 200mg

  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • increased level of alanine aminotransferase
  • increased level of aspartate aminotransferase
  • increased level of blood alkaline phosphatase
  • indigestion
  • nausea
  • rash
  • vomiting

Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Forcan 200mg

The use of this medicine may change transaminases and alkaline phosphatase. This medicine should be used with caution in patients with abnormal liver function. Careful monitoring of liver enzymes is required in such patients.

Consult with your doctor on the use of Forcan Tablet during pregnancy. Using high doses of Forcan in women during their first 3 months of pregnancy can cause birth defects among infants. The features seen in the infants were: flat head syndrome (brachycephaly), abnormal facies, abnormal skull development, splits in the roof of the mouth (cleft palate), bow-leggedness (femoral bowing), thin ribs and long bones, birth defect of shortened joint (arthrogryposis), and birth defect of structure of the heart (congenital heart disease). Forcan Tablet should be used while breastfeeding only when required. Cautions should be taken while breastfeeding as this medicine passes into breast milk. Consult with your doctor on the use of Forcan Tablet, if you are trying to conceive. The patient should be informed about the harmful effects on the unborn baby.

Forcan Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Be careful while driving, using machinery, or doing any other activity that needs you to be alert. The consumption of alcohol with Forcan Tablet can make you feel more sleepy. Forcan Tablet may cause seizures in some people. Discuss with your doctor if you perform activities where a loss of consciousness may cause you or others harm.

Forcan Tablet may cause an increased risk of side-effects in younger patients. Children using this medicine may see an increased risk of vomiting, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, increased levels of transaminases, and increased levels of alkaline phosphatase.

Storage Conditions for Forcan 200mg

storage instructions on the product package if available. Store Forcan Tablet at 5°C-30°C (41°F-86°F), and away from moisture. Store this medicine away from children and pets.

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