Fluconazole is very commonly used for the treatment of systemic fungal infection and moniliasis (candida-a mould).
It usual dose is 150 mg Capsule once a day for 2 weeks.
In light skin infection fluconazole is advised to be taken once a week because it stays longer in body.
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Eye drops are used for fungal infection of cornea.
It may case upset bowel,pain in abdomen and headache.
In some cases liver may be affected.
It is not given in pregnancy and during Breast feeding.
phenytoin,cisapride and antibiotic are taking with it some changes in doses are required.
* Dr. Ram Bahadur Bohara is the Chairman of the of Nepal Alternative Medical Development Council and Advisor of Science Infotech.