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An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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On antibiotics for 15 days. Treated for a yeast infection with diflucan. Infection may be back, and I have leftover difl. Ok to take more difl?

On antibiotics for 15 days. Treated for a yeast infection with diflucan. Infection may be back, and I have leftover difl. Ok to take more difl?

Probably ok: Taking broad spectrum antibiotics often results in yeast infection as the normal flora is wiped out. Taking Diflucan will treat the yeast infection but if it wasn't at the end of therapy probiotics should be used to re-culture the system. Cultured yogurt works or a good probiotic (lactobacillus acidophyllis) will help to prevent recurring yeast infections and could be used with antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Taking amoxicillin for yeast infection, can I take diflucan while i still am taking antibiotics?

Taking amoxicillin for yeast infection, can I take diflucan while i still am taking antibiotics?

Yes: For Amoxicillin and Diflucan it is safe to take together. Do not take a z-pack and Diflucan together as they could cause an irregular heart rhythm. ...Read more

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Could i take diflucan which is for yeast infections while on the z pack which is the antibiotic?

Could i take diflucan which is for yeast infections while on the z pack which is the antibiotic?

I would not: Combining these two medications can increase your risk of getting an irregular heart rhythm. ...Read more

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Is diflucan effective if it is taken with an antibiotic?

Yes but: Yes it will kill the yeast infection but until the antibiotics gone the yeast can grow right back. ...Read more

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I was wondering are Flagyl and diflucan antibiotics?

I was wondering are Flagyl and diflucan antibiotics?

Yes and no: Flagyl is an antibiotic that treats anaerobic bacteria and some parasites. Diflucan is an antifungal agent. Technically that still makes it an 'antibiotic, ' though we usually use that term only for antibacterials. ...Read more

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