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A 28-year-old female asked:

is fluconazole use for a vaginal yeast infection?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes: Fluconazole is an anti-fungal treatment. It treats vaginal yeast infections, which are caused by candida species (yeast).
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Fluconazole=Diflucan: There are many anti-yeast/anti-fungal cream options available w/o prescription for vaginal yeast infections. Fluconazole is a prescription one time pill for infection.
Dr. Brian Park
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: Yes, Fluconazole is an effective oral, one dose treatment for vaginal yeast infections.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

How long does fluconazole (diflucan) take to cure a vaginal yeast infection?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
1-3 days: 1 to 3 days is usually all that is needed taking the 200mg tablet.
TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

If on diflucan (fluconazole) for a vaginal yeast infection, how soon can I have intercourse?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Whenever you feel up to it as far as symptoms go.
NY
A 25-year-old female asked:

How much diflucan (fluconazole) dosage and duration do I need to take to treat a severe/complicated vaginal yeast infection?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
One dose is OK: Vaginal candidiasis: The recommended dosage of DIFLUCAN (fluconazole) for vaginal candidiasis is 150 mg as a single oral dose.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
One dose of Diflucan works about 75% of the time. To get a cure rate of about 98% you will need to take the medication every other days for 3 doses.
Aug 4, 2014

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