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Fluconazole Single-Dose Thrush Capsule
Fluconazole capsules are a powerful anti-fungal medication ideal for treating vaginal or penile thrush. It quickly clears up the infection leaving you feeling soothed from that irritating itch making you more comfortable after a single dose.
Buy Fluconazole online from The Independent Pharmacy today by simply completing a short health questionnaire and get your treatment delivered discreetly to you at home.
What is Fluconazole?
Fluconazole is suitable for children and adults over the age of 16 years. The active ingredient in these capsules is fluconazole, which is an anti-fungal medicine that is used to kill the fungus that is responsible for causing thrush.
After just a single dose the infection will start to clear, stopping that dreadful itch and normalising any discharge. Soothing and calming the skin around the vaginal or penis so you can get on with your day.
Fluconazole 150mg capsules are a cheaper generic version of Canesten Oral Capsule.
Fluconazole for thrush
At The Independent Pharmacy, we provide fluconazole as a treatment for thrush that affects the vagina or penis.
Symptoms of thrush may include:
- Itching, soreness or irritation around the vagina and penis
- Pain or stinging when urinating or during sex
- Redness or inflammation around the entrance to the vagina or head of the penis
- Cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge or under the foreskin
It is an effective treatment for both men and women and only requires you to take a single capsule to clear the infection.
If you are unsure whether you are suffering from thrush you must see a doctor or attend a sexual health clinic to make sure you are receiving the correct treatment for your symptoms.
How does Fluconazole work?
Fluconazole works to kill fungal infections by creating holes in the membrane of their cells making it impossible for them to reproduce and die. This process happens quickly and means this product is very effective at clearing symptoms associated with thrush.
How long does Fluconazole take to work?
When taking Fluconazole by mouth it gets to work as soon as it is swallowed. Most people will notice they feel more comfortable within a couple of days. You should be clear of vaginal or penile thrush symptoms within 7 days of taking this medicine.
If you continue to have symptoms of thrush 7-days after taking your dose of Fluconazole you should speak to a pharmacist or doctor for further treatment advice.
- Fluconazole 150 mg Capsules Patient Information Leaflet: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4720/pil
Before taking Fluconazole capsules please read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly, paying particular attention to the warnings, precautions and drug interactions as this is not a detailed list.
- You should speak to a doctor or pharmacist before taking Fluconazole if you have a problem with your heart, kidneys or liver, you have a blood disorder or have abnormal blood levels of potassium, magnesium or calcium.
- Do not take Fluconazole without a prescription from your doctor if you or your child is under 16 years old.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Speak to a doctor or pharmacist before taking Fluconazole to treat thrush if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
You should speak to a doctor or pharmacist before taking Fluconazole capsules if you are currently taking or have recently taken any other prescribed or non-prescribed medicines.
Several medicines cannot be taken at the same time as Fluconazole or may need to be taken at an altered dose.
The list of medicines includes, but is not limited to:
- Some antibiotics
- Blood thinners
Fluconazole and alcohol
There is no clinical indication as to why you should not drink alcohol while taking Fluconazole.
Fluconazole is for oral use only and is suitable for children and adults over 16 years old. Capsules should be taken with a full glass of water. With or without food.
To treat vaginal or penile thrush take one 150 mg capsule as a single, one-off dose.
For more information please read the Patient Information Leaflet.
Each capsule contains the active ingredient: 150 mg of fluconazole
Each capsule contains the inactive ingredients: Lactose monohydrate, maize starch, sodium lauryl sulfate, colloidal anhydrous silica and magnesium stearate.
For more information about the ingredients included in Fluconazole capsules please read the Patient Information Leaflet.
Fluconazole side effects
Fluconazole, like other medicines, can cause some people to experience side effects. The most common side effects are mild, however, if you are concerned or they do not improve once you have stopped taking this medicine you should speak to a doctor for advice.
The most common side effects include:
- Stomach aches
- Feeling sick or vomiting
If you experience a severe allergic reaction that makes it difficult to breathe or have swelling around your face you must seek immediate medical attention either by calling 999 or attending your nearest emergency department.
For full details around side effects associated with Fluconazole please take the time to read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly.