Description and Brand Names
Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
US Brand Name
- Diflucan IV
Fluconazole injection is used to treat serious fungal or yeast infections, such as vaginal candidiasis, oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush, oral thrush), esophageal candidiasis (candida esophagitis), other candida infections (including urinary tract infections, peritonitis [inflammation of the lining of the abdomen or stomach], and infections that may occur in different parts of the body), or fungal (cryptococcal) meningitis. This medicine works by killing the fungus or yeast, or preventing its growth.
Fluconazole injection is also used to prevent candidiasis in patients having bone marrow transplants, who receive cancer or radiation treatment.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: