A 24-year-old female asked:
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was just prescribed a cephalosporin antibiotic along with diflucan (fluconazole). when is the best time to take the diflucan (fluconazole) tab? day 1 of the antibiotics? thanks!

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Dr. Corey Clay
10 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 slightly less irritating (if you are having any belly discomfort) if taken with meals.
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
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