belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It works by stopping the
growth of fungus and is used to treat infections of the mouth, throat, vagina
and other parts of the body including fingernails and toenails. It kills fungi
by destroying the fungal cell membrane.
should be taken in the dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. It
should be swallowed whole and can be taken with or without food. The dosage and
length of treatment will depend on the condition you are being treated for.
Sometimes this will be in cycles of use and non-use. To get the most benefit,
take this medicine at evenly spaced times and continue using it until your
prescription is finished, even if your symptoms disappear after a few days. If
you stop treatment too early, the infection may return and if you miss doses
you can increase your risk of infections that are resistant to further
treatment. Tell your doctor if the infection does not get better or if it gets
worse. Avoid taking antacid treatments within one hour before or two hours
after you take it.