Diflucan Dosage: An Introduction
The dose of Diflucan®
) your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- Your age and weight (for children)
- Other medications you are taking
- Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust this amount unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
Different Dosages and Forms for Diflucan
This medication is available in the following strengths and forms:
Interestingly, the recommended dosages are the same for the oral forms and the injectable forms, since the medication is absorbed well when taken by mouth.
Diflucan Dosing for Vaginal Yeast Infections
The standard dosage 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. It works through the bloodstream to treat yeast infections.