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Fluconazole

Edina Avdic, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Candidiasis prophylaxis (patients undergoing bone marrow transplant who receive cytotoxic chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy)
  • Oropharyngeal and esophageal candidiasis
  • Vulvovaginal candidiasis
  • Cryptococcal meningitis (treatment and suppression)

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

  • Candida infections
    • Disseminated candidiasis and candidemia (including peritonitis)
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Osteoarticular infection and septic arthritis
    • UTIs
    • Endovascular - step-down therapy
    • CNS candidiasis - step-down therapy
    • Neonatal candidiasis
    • Prophylaxis: critically ill patients s/p GI surgery, candidal infection prevention
  • Coccidioidomycosis
  • Disseminated cryptococcosis
  • Histoplasmosis, blastomycosis: alternative therapy for mild to moderate diseases in patients intolerant to itraconazole.
  • Pityriasis versicolor

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Last updated: March 6, 2018

Citation

Avdic, Edina. "Fluconazole." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2018. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540226/all/Fluconazole.
Avdic . Fluconazole. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540226/all/Fluconazole. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Avdic, . (2018). Fluconazole. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540226/all/Fluconazole
Avdic . Fluconazole [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540226/all/Fluconazole.
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