4 Oct 2009
It depends on what is being treated. This is a dose guideline for Diflucan (fluconazole).
For fungal infections:
* For capsule dosage form:
o Adults—150 milligrams (mg) as a single dose to treat vaginal yeast infections.
o Children up to 18 years of age—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
* For oral suspension and tablet dosage forms:
o Adults and teenagers—200 to 400 mg on the first day, then 100 to 400 mg once a day for weeks or months, depending on the medical problem being treated. A vaginal yeast infection is treated with a single dose of 150 mg.
o Children 6 months of age and older—6 to 12 mg per kilogram (mg/kg) (2.7 to 5.4 mg per pound) of body weight on the first day, then 3 to 12 mg/kg (1.35 to 5.4 mg per pound) of body weight once a day for weeks or months, depending on the medical problem being treated.
o Infants and children up to 6 months of age—Dose must be determined by your doctor.
- Diflucan Information for Consumers
- Diflucan Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Diflucan (detailed)
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2 answers • 30 Dec 2009
Do I take the Diflucan now or wait until I get a yeast infection?
1 answer • 27 Feb 2010
I just took a 3 pill dose of diflucan, how long do I have to wait until I can drink alcohol again?
3 answers • 9 Oct 2015
... having sex?
1 answer • 16 Jun 2016