Diflucan Dosage for Thrush
The recommended dose for thrush in adults is Diflucan 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).
Doses of Diflucan for Other Candida Infections
dosages for treating other Candida
infections (such as bloodstream, urinary tract, or abdominal infections) have not been clearly established. A wide range of amounts, from 50 to 400 mg daily, have been used.
Diflucan Dosage for Meningitis
The standard dose of Diflucan for treating cryptococcal meningitis
in adults is 400 mg the first day, followed by 200 mg daily for 10 to 12 weeks. For preventing relapses of this infection in people with AIDS
, the standard amount is 200 mg daily.
Preventing Infections in Transplant Patients
The recommended Diflucan dosage for preventing fungal infections in adults undergoing bone marrow transplantation is 400 mg once daily.
Dosing in Children
Your child's healthcare provider will calculate an appropriate amount based on your child's age and weight.
General Information on Your Diflucan Dose
Some considerations for people taking Diflucan include the following:
- If you are unsure about anything related to Diflucan dosing, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.