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can you take diflucan while on antibiotics

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kufdakis
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Not always: You should only take Diflucan (fluconazole) if you have a diagnosed fungal infection.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) is an antifungal that is safe to take concurrently with antibiotics.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not really: Equally effective regardless of time of day. Meals should not effect efficacy. Same for Keflex (or other cephalosporins), although it may be slightl ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This does not: mean that you need to take all three pills. However, if you have yeast infection that is stubborn - the diflucan may need to be repeated.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Probably ok: Taking broad spectrum antibiotics often results in yeast infection as the normal flora is wiped out. Taking Diflucan (fluconazole) will treat the yeas ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: One current common regimen for Diflucan (fluconazole) when treating a vaginal yeast infection is to take one pill every other day for 3 days - that wo ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: For Amoxicillin and Diflucan (fluconazole) it is safe to take together. Do not take a z-pack and Diflucan (fluconazole) together as they could cause ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Other medications: There are other medications you can take like oral nystatin. First, please make sure that this is confirmed diagnosis of candida overgrowth. A lot of ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
I would not: Combining these two medications can increase your risk of getting an irregular heart rhythm.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Max dose: of Diflucan would be 1 tablet/week. Do not take another dose if you already feel that there is 75% improvement. Wait at least 1 week and use OTC antib ... Read More
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