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Fluconazole for treatment of vulvo-vaginal candidiasis: PGD template

5 October 2021A PGD template developed by SPS and the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and British Association of HIV (BHIVA).

How should medicines be dosed in children who are obese?

28 May 2021Review on how to calculate medicine doses in children who are obese which includes a table on commonly prescribed medicines.
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

DiflucanPfizer Ltd

Pfizer Ltd
Diflucan
Capsule 50mg 150mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Store in airtight containers.
22 June 2015

genericAurobindo / Accord /Azocan / Kent

Aurobindo / Accord /Azocan / Kent
generic
Capsule 50mg, 150mg, 200mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from moisture
Protect from moisture Airtight container.
17 July 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Yes
Limited published evidence of safety
Significant amounts in breast milk
Amount infant exposed to via milk is less than therapeutic dose used in neonates
Commonly used to treat breast candidiasis
Amount in breast milk insufficient to treat oral candida infection in the infant
Monitor infant for gastro-intestinal disturbances, especially if used for prolonged periods or in high doses, although unlikely to occur.
3 November 2020