) is an antifungal medication approved to treat many different types of fungal infections. People undergoing bone marrow transplantations can also take this drug to help prevent fungal infections. It is available by prescription and comes in various forms and strengths, including:
- Diflucan 50 mg tablets
- Diflucan 100 mg tablets
- Diflucan 150 mg tablets
- Diflucan 200 mg tablets
- Diflucan powder for oral suspension (which is mixed by a pharmacist to a concentration of 10 or 40 mg per mL, depending on the strength)
- Diflucan 2 mg per mL injection (available in various package sizes).
The dose of Diflucan your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including the specific condition being treated, other medications you are taking, and other existing medical conditions you may have. The recommended dosages are the same for the oral forms and the injectable forms of Diflucan, since the medication is absorbed well when taken by mouth.