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TESCO THRUSH RELIEF 150MG CAPSULES

Active substance(s): FLUCONAZOLE / FLUCONAZOLE

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Relon Chem

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Description

Fluconazole 150mg Pil

Keyline

Market

UK

Language

English

Size

148 x 330 mm

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9 pt

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1 of 1

Version No.

6

Date

11-04-17

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Coreldraw 12

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Uncommon side effects which affect 1 to 10 users in 1,000 are listed
below:
!
reduction in red blood cells which can make skin pale and cause
weakness or breathlessness
!
decreased appetite
PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION FOR THE USER
!
inability to sleep, feeling drowsy
Driving and using machines
!
fit, dizziness, sensation of spinning, tingling, pricking or numbness,
Fluconazole 150mg Capsules may occasionally cause dizziness or fits. If
!
if you are taking astemizole, terfenadine (antihistamine
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains
changes insense of taste
affected do not drive or use machinery.
medicines for allergies)
important information for you.
!
constipation, difficult digestion, wind, dry mouth
!
if you are taking cisapride (used for stomach upsets)
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need
!
muscle pain
Fluconazole 150mg Capsules contain lactose.
!
if you are taking pimozide (used for treating mental illness)
to use Fluconazole 150mg Capsules carefully to get the best results from
!
liver damage and yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice)
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to
!
if you are taking quinidine (used for treating heart arrhythmia)
them.
!
wheals, blistering (hives), itching, increased sweating
some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
!
if you are taking erythromycin (an antibiotic for treating
!
Keep this leaflet. You may want to read it again.
!
tiredness, general feeling of being unwell, fever.
infections)
!
Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
3. HOW TO TAKE FLUCONAZOLE 150mg CAPSULES
!
if you are taking amiodarone (used for treating uneven
!
You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel
Rare side effects which affect 1 to 10 users in 10,000 are listed below:
heartbeats
'arrhythmias')
worse after 7 days.
!
lower than normal white blood cells that help defend against
You should read the instructions on the pack. Fluconazole 150mg
!
This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on
infections
and blood cells that help to stop bleeding
Capsules should only be taken by mouth.
Warnings and precautions
to others. It may harm them, even if their signs of illness are the
!
red or purple discoloration of the skin which may be caused by low
The whole course of treatment for vaginal thrush is one capsule which
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Fluconazole
same as yours.
platelet count, other blood cell changes
you take by mouth. Take the capsule with a glass of water.
!
if you have liver or kidney problems
!
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, or pharmacist or
!
blood chemistry changes (high blood levels of cholesterol, fats)
!
if you suffer from heart disease, including heart rhythm problems
nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
!
low blood potassium
Some women notice an improvement after one day and the thrush
!
if you have abnormal levels of potassium, calcium or magnesium
leaflet. See section 4.
!
shaking
should clear up after 2 days. If symptoms persist for more than 7 days,
in your blood
!
abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG), change in heart rate or rhythm
consult your doctor.
!
if you develop severe skin reactions (itching, reddening of the
What is in this leaflet
!
liver
failure
If after treatment with Fluconazole 150mg Capsules you have a reskin or difficulty in breathing)
1. What Fluconazole 150mg Capsules are and
!
allergic reactions (sometimes severe), including widespread
occurrence
of
thrush,
you
should
only
take
this
product
again
if
it
has
!
if you develop signs of 'adrenal insufficiency' where the adrenal
what they are used for
blistering rash and skin peeling, severe skin reactions, swelling of
been more than 7 days since your last treatment.
glands do not produce adequate amounts of certain steroid
2. What you need to know before you take
the lips or face
hormones such as cortisol (chronic, or long lasting fatigue,
!
hair loss.
Fluconazole 150mg Capsules
If you experience a thrush infection more than twice over a six month
muscle weakness, loss of appetite, weight loss, abdominal pain)
3. How to take Fluconazole 150mg Capsules
period, consult your doctor.
Reporting of side effects
4. Possible side effects
Remember that Fluconazole can only treat thrush. It cannot treat other
Other medicines and Fluconazole 150mg Capsules:
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This
5. How to store Fluconazole 150mg Capsules
infections of the genitals. If you still have any sort of symptoms one or
Tell your doctor immediately if you are taking astemizole,
includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also
6. Contents of the pack and other information
two days after you have taken Fluconazole, you should visit your doctor
terfenadine (an antihistamine for treating allergies) or cisapride (used
report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
in case you have another type of infection.
for stomach upsets) or pimozide (used for treating mental illness) or
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
1. WHAT FLUCONAZOLE 150mg CAPSULES ARE
quinidine (used for treating heart arrhythmia) or erythromycin (an
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the
AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR
If you take more Fluconazole 150mg Capsules than
antibiotic for treating infections) as these should not be taken with
safety
of this medicine.
you should.
Fluconazole (see section: "Do not take Fluconazole if you").
Fluconazole is an antifungal agent. Your medicine is used for treating a
If you (or someone else) swallow a lot of capsules at the same time, or
There are some medicines that may interact with Fluconazole. Make
5. HOW TO STORE FLUCONAZOLE 150mg
fungal infection called vaginal thrush. Vaginal thrush is caused by a
you think a child has swallowed any of the capsules, contact your
sure your doctor knows if you are taking any of the following medicines:
CAPSULES
yeast called Candida. Many women have this yeast living in their
nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor immediately.
!
rifampicin or rifabutin (antibiotics for infections)
bodies harmlessly. If something such as antibiotics, ill health or the pill
!
alfentanil, fentanyl (used as anaesthetic)
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
upsets the natural balance that keeps Candida under control, then
4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
!
amitriptyline, nortriptyline (used as anti-depressant)
candidal infections occur.
!
amphotericin B, voriconazole (anti-fungal)
Do not use Fluconazole 150mg Capsules after the expiry date which is
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not
!
medicines that thin the blood to prevent blood clots (warfarin or
stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that
The most common symptoms of vaginal thrush are:
everybody
gets
them.
These
can
be
seen
even
with
a
single
dose
of
similar medicines)
month.
!
Redness and swelling of the tissues of the vagina and vulva
150mg.
!
benzodiazepines (midazolam, triazolam or similar medicines)
!
Itching around the outside of the vagina
used
to
help
you
sleep
or
for
anxiety
The product does not require any special storage conditions within
!
Soreness
A few people develop allergic reactions although serious allergic
!
carbamazepine, phenytoin (used for treating fits)
Europe.
!
A white, non-smelling discharge from the vagina
reactions are rare. If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or
!
nifedipine, isradipine, amlodipine, felodipine and losartan (for
pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this
hypertension - high blood pressure)
Medicines should not be disposed of via the wastewater or household
You may have one or more of these symptoms.
leaflet. If you get any of the following symptoms, tell your doctor
!
ciclosporin, everolimus, sirolimus or tacrolimus (to prevent
waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer
immediately.
transplant rejection)
required. These measures will help protect the environment.
If your partner has penile thrush he may have one or more of the
!
sudden wheezing, difficulty in breathing or tightness in the chest
!
cyclosphosphamide, vinca alkaloids (vincristine, vinblastine or
following symptoms:
!
swelling of eyelids, face or lips
similar medicines) used for treating cancer
6. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER
!
Soreness and redness of the penis
!
itching all over the body, reddening of the skin or itchy red spots
!
halofantrine (used for treating malaria)
INFORMATION
!
Tightness of the foreskin
!
skin rash.
!
statins (atorvastatin, simvastatin and fluvastatin or similar
!
A white non-smelling penile discharge
!
severe skin reactions such as a rash that causes blistering (this can
medicines) used for reducing high cholesterol levels
What Fluconazole 150mg Capsules contain
affect the mouth and tongue).
!
methadone (used for pain)
- The active substance is fluconazole. Each capsule contains 150mg
To stop thrush coming back:
!
celecoxib, flurbiprofen, naproxen, ibuprofen, lornoxicam,
!
of fluconazole.
Wash regularly
Fluconazole
150mg
Capsules
may
affect
your
liver.
The
signs
of
liver
meloxicam, diclofenac (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
!
- The other ingredients are lactose, starch, sodium lauryl sulphate,
Avoid tight clothing
problems include:
(NSAID))
!
colloidal silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate. The capsule shell
Wear cotton underwear and stockings rather than tights
!
tiredness
!
oral contraceptives
!
is gelatine and the colouring agents are titanium dioxide (E171)
Avoid perfumed soaps and bath additives
!
loss
of
appetite
!
prednisone (steroid)
!
and Patent Blue V (E131).
Change your tampon frequently
!
vomiting
!
zidovudine, also known as AZT; saquinavir (used in HIV-infected
!
yellowing
of
your
skin
or
the
whites
of
your
eyes
(jaundice).
patients)
Sexual intercourse can damage these delicate tissues and make thrush
What Fluconazole 150mg Capsules look like and the
!
medicines for diabetes such as chlorpropamide, glibenclamide,
worse. Occasionally you can pass thrush to your partner through
contents
of the pack
Fluconazole may affect your adrenal glands and the levels of steroid
glipizide or tolbutamide
intercourse.
Each capsule has a blue body and cap. Fluconazole 150mg Capsules
hormones
produced.
The
signs
of
adrenal
problems
include:
!
theophylline (used to control asthma)
come in a pack containing one capsule.
!
tiredness
!
vitamin A (nutritional supplement)
2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE
!
muscle
weakness
!
ivacaftor (used for treating cystic fibrosis)
FLUCONAZOLE 150mg CAPSULES
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
!
loss of appetite
!
amiodarone (used for treating uneven heartbeats 'arrhythmias')
Relonchem Limited
!
weight loss
Cheshire House, Gorsey Lane
This medicine can be used by adults between the ages of 16 and 60
!
abdominal pain
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or
Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 0RP, UK
years.
might take any other medicines
Other side effects:
PL 20395/0042
You should take Fluconazole 150mg Capsules only if you are sure that
Additionally,
if any of the following side effects gets serious, or if you
Fluconazole 150mg Capsules with food and drink
you have vaginal thrush. Remember that other infections can cause
notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or
You can take your medicine with or without a meal at any time of day.
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similar symptoms to thrush and that you could have more than one
pharmacist.
Take the capsule with a glass of water.
type of infection at the same time. If you are in any doubt that you have
Common side effects which affect 1 to 10 users in 100 are listed below:
thrush or think you could have another infection at the same time, you
Date leaflet approved: April 2017.
!
headache
Pregnancy and breast- feeding
should see your doctor before you take fluconazole.
!
stomach
discomfort,
diarrhoea,
feeling
sick,
vomiting
Pregnancy: This medicine should not be used if you are pregnant, or
!
increases in blood tests of liver function
if you think you may be pregnant.
Do not take Fluconazole 150mg Capsules
!
rash
Women of childbearing age: You must use a reliable form of
!
if you are allergic to fluconazole, to other medicines you have
contraception when using this medicine. The ingredients in the cream,
taken to treat fungal infections or to any of the other ingredients
however, may affect the latex used in barrier contraceptives such as
of this medicine (listed in section 6). The symptoms may include
condoms and diaphragms.
itching, reddening of the skin or difficulty in breathing

Fluconazole 150mg Capsules

You should therefore use other methods of contraception whilst using
this medicine and for at least 5 days after last using the cream.
Breastfeeding: This medicine should not be used if you are
breastfeeding.

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