Who should take fluconazole?

Fluconazole might be prescribed if you have a fungal infection caused by susceptible fungi. It can be taken for infections in the mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs, bladder, abdomen, vagina and blood. Fluconazole also treats meningitis. This is an infection of the membranes covering the brain and spine. This drug also is given to prevent yeast infections in people having bone marrow transplants, or those receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy.  Men and women with weakened immune systems are at risk for these infections.

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