Fungal and Yeast Infection Treatment

Fluconazole is an antifungal and antiyeast medication. It treats external fungal infections, including ringworm, as well as a variety of fungal infections affecting internal organs. This product also readily crosses the blood-brain barrier to remedy fungal infections of the central nervous system. Fluconazole is better tolerated than many other medications used for the same purposes.

Fluconazole kills fungi and yeast that are causing infections in cats, dogs, and horses. It is effective against many external skin and claw infections as well as many internal infections of organs. In addition, Fluconazole works on infections of the central nervous system. This medication is usually reserved for serious infections and for use in animals that do not respond well to other antifungal treatments.

Benefits of Fluconazole:

  • Treats a variety of fungal infections, including yeast infections
  • Works against internal and external infections
  • Crosses the blood-brain barrier effectively to treat central nervous system infections
  • Treats ringworm
  • Effective against serious infections
  • Less likely to cause side effects than other antifungal medications
  • Low-cost generic treatment

Fluconazole is only for cats, dogs, and horses. Do not administer to other species. Not for use in humans.

Read all package instructions and precautionary statements before use.

The following directions represent a standard use, but dosage varies. Use this medication only as prescribed by your veterinarian.

Clinical signs may clear up and your pet may appear better before an infection is completely eliminated. Do not stop administration before you are instructed to do so by your veterinarian.


  1. Give Fluconazole with food.
  2. Give cats 1/2 tablet (50 mg) every 12 or 24 hours.
  3. Give dogs 10 to 12 mg per 2.2 lbs. of body weight every 24 hours.
  4. Give horses 5 mg per 2.2 lbs. of body weight every 24 hours.
  5. Provide plenty of fresh water to treated animals.

Frequency of Use:

Fluconazole is usually given once per day, although it is sometimes given twice daily to cats. It often takes 1 to 2 weeks for benefits to become apparent. Some fungal infections are difficult to treat, and treatment may last weeks to months.

Give a forgotten dose as soon as you remember it, unless it is nearly time for the next dose. Do not give a double dose of this medication.


Store Fluconazole at room temperature.

Keep out of reach of children and animals.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

The antifungal agent fluconazole alters the membrane surrounding fungus in a manner that leads to its death. It works on a variety of internal and external fungal and yeast infections. Fluconazole crosses the blood-brain barrier, making it particularly effective at treating infections affecting the central nervous system. Compared to other antifungal products, this medication is typically well tolerated.

Fluconazole Active Ingredient (per tablet): fluconazole 100 mg


Keep Fluconazole out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Fluconazole is only intended for use in dogs, cats, and horses. Do not use in other animals. Do not use in any animal for which it was not prescribed. Not for human use.

Follow the dosage and other usage instructions of your veterinarian's prescription.

CAUTION: Complete the prescribed regimen. Symptoms may disappear before an infection is fully treated.

Do not give higher doses or administer for a longer duration than prescribed.

Not for use in animals with a hypersensitivity to fluconazole, ketaconazole, or similar antifungal agents. Seek emergency veterinary treatment for an allergic reaction.

Not for use in animals with liver impairment. Use with caution in animals with kidney impairment.

Do not use in pregnant or nursing animals unless your veterinarian advises that the benefits outweigh the risks.

Do not administer Fluconazole within 2 hours of giving an antacid.

This medication causes side effects less often than other antifungal treatments. Side effects may include diarrhea, emesis, rash, anemia, dark urine, or jaundice. These reactions may also signal an overdose. Contact your veterinarian right away if you observe any adverse reactions.

Fluconazole can interact with many drugs and supplements, including but not limited to buspirone, cisapride, cyclophosphamide, cyclosporine, some diuretics, some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), theophylline/aminophylline, tricyclic antidepressants, sulfonylurea antidiabetics, and warfarin. Do not administer any other drug or supplement concomitantly with this product unless your veterinarian has approved it.

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