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can u drink alcohol while taking diflucan

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: And there's no reason to wait four days.
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
I wouldn't.: Diflucan (fluconazole) is a powerful drug with potential side effects which can be worse if you drink. It is metabolized in the liver, like alcohol. S ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No problem: Alcohol doesn't interfere with fluconazole (Diflucan®). A drink or two won't hurt anything. As I tell my patients, just don't drink so much that you f ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
3 days: No alcohol for 3 days after completing your last dose of diflucan (fluconazole). All the best.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
In moderation: 1-2
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: That should be fine.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It is always prudent: Not to drink while you are on medication. However , i did not find any interaction between alcohol and difulan. Unfortunately it seems you can drink.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: No problem with Fluconazole and alcohol.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
It should be fine: there are no interactions especially if used a day apart
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Alcohol: Not such a good idea as it may effect your liver
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: But you shouldn't. If it's a short course of fluconazole, just try to avoid alcohol during that time.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No delay in either: Presumably you have a vaginal yeast infection. Best to avoid sex until your symptoms have cleared up, probably a few days. Before then might be uncomf ... Read More
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