Fluconazole (marketed as Diflucan) Information
Fluconazole is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina, mouth, throat, esophagus, and other organs. Fluconazole is also used to treat meningitis caused by a certain type of fungus, as well as to prevent yeast infections in patients who are likely to become infected because they are being treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy before a bone marrow transplant.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this Product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program using the contact information at the bottom of this page.
- FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA to review study examining use of oral fluconazole (Diflucan) in pregnancy.
- FDA Drug Safety Communication:Use of long-term, high-dose Diflucan (fluconazole) during pregnancy may be associated with birth defects in infants
- FDA Drug Safety Podcast for Healthcare Professionals: Use of long-term, high-dose Diflucan (fluconazole) during pregnancy may be associated with birth defects in infants
- Comunicado de Seguridad de Medicamentos de la FDA: El uso prolongado de dosis altas de Diflucan (fluconazol) durante el embarazo podrÃa estar asociado con defectos congÃ©nitos en infantes