Class: Antifungals (Anti-infectives)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C13H12FN6O = 306.3
Precautions: Hypersensitivity. liver disease. co administration with terfenadine or cisapride.
Indications/Uses: Candida infections 50-200mg daily, with or without food. crytococcal meningitis 200-400mg daily.
Interactions: Increases effect of theophylline, anticoagulants, cyclosporin, oral hypoglycaemics, terfenadine. reduced effect: rifampicin.
Side Effects: Gastro-intestinal disturbances.