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A 42-year-old female asked:

I have multiple drug allergies so am always nervous to try meds. is diflucan (fluconazole) generally safe? i use monistat w/no probs, but not working this time.

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Allergies or..: Side effects rather, often confused as allergies, true multiple drug allergy syndrome is rare. Diflucan, (fluconazole) is a prescription drug, at any rate, if in doubt and don't know whether you're are going to have a reaction to a certain drug, take the first dose in the prescriber's office, ER or urgent care waiting area,stay for an hour,if nothing happens, go home,if severe reaction,you're where you should be
Last updated Jul 19, 2018

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