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Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Diflucan (Overview)

Diflucan is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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What is diflucan (fluconazole)?

What is diflucan (fluconazole)?

Antifungal medicatio: Diflucan is an excellent oral agent for yeast infections: fluconazole. It is best avoided during pregnancy, though. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
454 doctors shared insights

Diflucan (Overview)

Diflucan is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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Please tell me, could a doctor prescribe diflucan (fluconazole) without seeing me?

Please tell me, could a doctor prescribe diflucan (fluconazole) without seeing me?

Diflucan (fluconazole): If a doctor has a doctor-patient relationship with you that allows them to prescribe and after talking to you, they feel that you could benefit from taking diflucan, (fluconazole) then yes, they could. ...Read more

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I hadc thick white discharge, I used diflucan (fluconazole) abnd that didn't work. I used a three day prescription a fail. I'm usein Monistat it burns. What's wrong?

I hadc thick white discharge, I used diflucan (fluconazole) abnd that didn't work. I used a three day prescription a fail. I'm usein Monistat it burns. What's wrong?

Maybe infection: Generally, thick, white, clumpy discharge is consistet with yeast and should respond to over-the-counter antifungal meds. Since this has not worked, i would recommend a trip to your physician's office. Occassionally, other infections can be present. Your doctor will make the diagnoses and treat you. ...Read more

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What's more effective, diflucan (fluconazole) or Monistat 3?

What's more effective, diflucan (fluconazole) or Monistat 3?

For what?: Diflucan (fluconazole is generic) is taken by mouth for two months in appropriate dosage. Monistat may or may not clear a vaginal yeast. The source of the infection is in the bowel and needs prolonged treatment with nystatin. ...Read more

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How long does diflucan (fluconazole) work 4?

Diflucan (fluconazole): It has a half- life of 30 hours. ...Read more

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Constant yeast/discharge. is there a treatment? Diflucan (fluconazole) works for 3-4 days but it returns. Hiv test is negative. Help! Maybe a yeast culture test?

Constant yeast/discharge. is there a treatment? Diflucan (fluconazole) works for 3-4 days but it returns. Hiv test is negative. Help!  Maybe a yeast culture test?

Sugar: I have no idea how anyone could have led you to believe you had HIV. This common situation means you need a longer treatment of the anti0-fungal medication and to take a look at how much sugar you consume in your diet and to cut out drastically nearly all sugars while you are trying to heal. ...Read more

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Is diflucan (fluconazole) dangerous for a person who has palpitations and on a beta blocker, but whose heart health is otherwise good?

Is diflucan (fluconazole) dangerous for a person who has palpitations and on a beta blocker, but whose heart health is otherwise good?

Diflucan (fluconazole): Generally a safe medication for short period like a week. . Not a good medication for people with liver disease. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Fluconazole (Definition)

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