Indication: Dosage & Administration:
Candidiasis, cryptococcal infections (including meningitis), Tineapedis, corporis, cruris, versicolor and dermal candidiasis.
Acute or recurrent vaginal candidiasis - a single dose of 150 mg.
Mucosal candidiasis (except vaginal): 50 mg daily (100 mg daily in
unusually difficult infections) given for 7-14 days in
oropharyngealcandidiasis ; for 14-30 days in other mucosal infections
(e.g. oesophagitis, candiduria). Systemic candidiasis and cryptococcal
infections (including meningitis) - 400 mg initially then 200 mg daily,
increased if necessary to 400 mg daily ; treatment continued according
to response. Child over 1 year - superficial candidal infections, 1-2
mg/kg daily; systemic candidiasis and cryptococcal infections (including
meningitis) - 3-6 mg/kg daily (in serious life threatening infections
up to 12 mg/kg daily has been given to children aged 5-13 years - max.
400 mg daily).