What Fungolon is and what it is used for
Fungolon is a medicine in the group of so-called antifungals (antifungal agents). The active substance is fluconazole.
Fungolon is used to prevent and treat infections caused by different types of fungi. The most common causes are Candida yeast.
Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for you to treat the following fungal infections:
Cryptococcal meningitis – inflammation of the membranes caused by fungi;
Coccidioidomycosis – a disease of the respiratory system (bronchi and lungs);
Candida infections that are localized in the bloodstream, internal organs (heart, lung) or urinary tract;
Mucosal infections affecting the mucous membrane of the mouth, throat, as well as inflammation of the oral cavity when wearing dentures;
Genital Thrush – Infections of the male and female genitalia;
Skin infections – e.g. foot infections (athlete’s foot), groin, nails, trichophytes.
Fungolon may also be prescribed in the following cases:
To prevent recurrence of cryptococcal meningitis;
To prevent recurrence of fungal mucosal infections;
In order to limit the recurrence of vaginal candidiasis;
To curb Candida infections in a weak and poorly functioning immune system.
What Fungolon contains:
The active substance is fluconazole 50 mg or 100 mg.
Other ingredients are: lactose monohydrate; cornstarch; silica, colloidal anhydrous; magnesium stearate, sodium lauryl sulfate.
What Fungoloi looks like and contents of the pack
Fungolon 50 mg – solid cylindrical gelatin capsules with light green body and white cap
Fungolon 100 mg – solid cylindrical gelatin capsules with body and cap in light green color
Fungolone capsules 50 mg
4 or 8 capsules in PVC / Aluminum foil blister, 1 blister per pack
Fungolone capsules 100 mg
8 capsules in PVC / Aluminum foil blister, 2 blisters per pack
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