) is a prescription drug used for treating (and sometimes preventing) various types of fungal infections. It comes in tablet, oral solution, and injectable form. The tablets are available in four strengths, including:
- Diflucan 50 mg tablets
- Diflucan 100 mg tablets
- Diflucan 150 mg tablets
- Diflucan 200 mg tablets.
The standard dose of Diflucan for treating vaginal yeast infections
in adults is a single dose of 150 mg taken by mouth. Unlike most other yeast infection
medications, Diflucan is not used vaginally.
The recommended dosage for thrush in adults is 200 mg on the first day, followed by 100 mg once daily for at least two weeks (for thrush of the mouth or throat) or at least three weeks (for thrush of the esophagus).
The recommended Diflucan dose for preventing fungal infections in adults undergoing bone marrow transplantation is 400 mg once daily.
(Click Diflucan Dosage for guidelines for the treatment of various other conditions, information on how dosing works for children, and a list of factors that your healthcare provider may consider before making a dosing recommendation.)