This leaflet is about the use of fluconazole for the treatment and prevention of certain yeast and fungal infections. This leaflet has been written specifically for parents and carers about the use of this medicine in children. Our information sometimes differs from that provided by the manufacturer, because their information is usually aimed at adult patients. Keep it somewhere safe so that you can read it again. Fluconazole Brand names: Diflucan® Your child has an infection caused by a yeast or fungus. Fluconazole causes damage to the membrane of yeast and fungal cells and stops the cells growing and multiplying. This gets rid of the infection, or stops an infection from developing. Some of the yeast or fungus may remain after the infection has gone. However, in babies this may be once every two or three days. Notes: In general, seniors or children, people with certain medical conditions (such as liver or kidney problems, heart disease, diabetes, seizures) or people who take other medications are more at risk of developing a wider range of side effects. For a complete list of all side effects, click here.
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May 24, 2018. Dilution Fluconazole - Diflucan ®. Intact containers Refer to the expiration date on the package supplied as. Source package insert. Jan 11, 2019. Quick easy-to-read overview of fluconazole. Fluconazole may be used in the treatment of fungal infections. Fluconazole Package Insert.