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i will be taking 150 mg single dose of fluconazole monday for a yeast infection. when is it safe to consume alcohol again (3 days ok)? will this medication affect the birth control pill, ashlyna?

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Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Medications: There is no interaction between Ashylna and fluconazole. Alcohol (ethanol) is the toxic waste product of a fungus and toxic to our bodies. It has addictive qualities. I recommend that my patient avoid alcohol.
Answered on Dec 1, 2019

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