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Antibiotic (Definition)

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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2 diflucan pills for yeast I took them one day apart I'm still taking antibiotics for a uti idk if I was suppose to take the yeast pills a week apart?

 2 diflucan pills for yeast I took them one day apart I'm still taking antibiotics for a uti idk if I was suppose to take the yeast pills a week apart?

Varies: One current common regimen for Diflucan when treating a vaginal yeast infection is to take one pill every other day for 3 days - that works about 98% of the time. Two pills one day apart will still work over 80% of the time. Even one pill works about 70% of the time. If you are still taking antibiotics, you may need to repeat the Diflucan after completing the course of antibiotics. ...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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Can i take amoxicillian antibotic with diflucan?

Can i take amoxicillian antibotic with diflucan?

DrugDrug interaction: Always tell your prescribing physician & dispensing pharmacist everything you're taking. Clarify how new drug impacts your current regimen. So http://www.Drugs.Com/interactions-check.Php?Drug_list=187-0, 1096-630 shows no interaction between these two drugs. However, you can't prevent yeast infection from antibiotic by taking diflucan. You need to wait until after finished antibiotic first to see. ...Read more

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Is diflucan an antibiotic?

Is diflucan an antibiotic?

Antifungal: While technically, Fluconazole is an antifungal agent, one might consider antibacterial agents, antiviral agents and antifungal agents all to be antibiotic agents. ...Read more

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Fluconazole (Definition)

Prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Belongs to a class ...Read more


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Diflucan (Definition)

Diflucan is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind ...Read more


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