Forcan 200 Mg

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

Zocon 200 MG Tablet is an anti-fungal drug. It is used to prevent and treat infections caused by fungi and yeasts. It acts by stopping the growth and multiplication of these organisms.

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Zocon 200mg

Description Of Zocon 200mg

Zocon 200 MG Tablet is an anti-fungal drug. It is used to prevent and treat infections caused by fungi and yeasts. It acts by stopping the growth and multiplication of these organisms.

Zocon 200mg Chemical Name

  • Fluconazole (200mg)

Zocon 200mg Manufacturer

  • FDC Ltd

Uses of Zocon 200mg

  • Oropharyngeal Candidiasis
  • Esophageal Candidiasis
  • Cryptococcal Meningitis
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Peritonitis
  • Candidemia
  • Prophylaxis of Infections in Special Population

What is Zocon 200mg?

Zocon 200 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. Zocon 200 is also used to treat fungal infection of mouth, throat, and pharynx. It is also used to treat brain and spinal cord infection (cryptococcal meningitis) in AIDS patients. Zocon 200 is also used to prevent fungal infection in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation who receive radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

How Zocon 200mg working

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

How is Zocon 200mg used?

The typical adult dose of Zocon 200 is 100-400 mg once a day (not more than 600 mg per day). The typical dose for children is 3-12 mg/kg (1.4-5.4 mg/lb) of body weight. The maximum dose for adults of Zocon 200 is 400 mg per day. This medicine is commonly 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. There are no known habit-forming tendencies with this medicine.

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).

Tell your doctor if you develop new symptoms. Talk to 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 Zocon 200, an initial dose of 50-400 mg is given. Further dosage adjustment depends upon the clinical condition

Zocon 200mg Indications

Zocon 200 MG Tablet should be taken following all the instructions that are given by your doctor. To ensure complete recovery and no relapse, the full course of treatment should be followed. It is more effective if taken at the same time on all days. Any instance of side effect should be reported to the doctor immediately.

Zocon 200mg Dosage

Missed Dose

Oral and topical forms: The missed dose of Zocon 200 MG Tablet should be taken/used as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Since Zocon 200 MG Tablet injection is mostly administered by a healthcare professional in a clinical setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Oral and Topical forms: Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose with Zocon 200 MG Tablet. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Contraindication Of Zocon 200mg

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

Adverse effects Of Zocon 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 Zocon 200mg

Zocon 200 Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Be careful when using any machinery, driving a vehicle, or doing any other activity that needs you to be fully alert. The consumption of alcohol with Zocon 200 Tablet can worsen the sleepiness. Zocon 200 Tablet may cause rarely seizures in some people. If you perform any activities where a loss of consciousness may cause harm to you (or others), you should discuss with your doctor.

Consult with your doctor on the use of Zocon 200 Tablet during pregnancy, or if you are planning to become pregnant. Using high doses of Zocon 200 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). The use of Zocon 200 Tablet Zocon 200 Tablet while breastfeeding should only be when required. Cautions should be taken while breastfeeding as this medicine passes into breast milk. Consult with your doctor on the use of Zocon 200 Tablet, if you are trying to conceive. The patient should be informed about the harmful effects on the unborn baby.

Storage Conditions for Zocon 200mg

Store Zocon 200 Tablet at 5°C-30°C (41°F-86°F), and away from moisture. Keep this medicine away from children and pets.

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