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Going to Dr for possible yeast infection. C Diff history. Can Diflucan (fluconazole) cause CDiff? Should I use Monistat instead, IF this is a yeast infection?

Going to Dr for possible yeast infection. C Diff history. Can Diflucan (fluconazole) cause CDiff? Should I use Monistat instead, IF this is a yeast infection?

Any antimicrobial...: raises the risk of recurrent C. Diff. C. Diff comes about from an overgrowth of this bacteria when other microorganisms (including "good" yeast) that normally keep it in check r wiped out (by antifungals). Antibiotics can do it too, wiping out "good" bacteria of the colon. I m not aware that Diflucan (fluconazole) is worse or better than Monistat in this regard; best to treat what needs to b treated, & hope. GL ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Fluconazole (Definition)

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


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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

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What is diflucan (fluconazole) used for?

What is diflucan (fluconazole) used for?

Fungus !!: It is an antifungal used to treat fungal infections all over the body including the skin, mouth, brain, and vagina. It is sometimes taken "prophylactically" in immunocompromised people to prevent fungal infections - candida most commonly. Hope this helps. ...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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Why am i taking 2 doses of diflucan (fluconazole)?

Why am i taking 2 doses of diflucan (fluconazole)?

Diflucan (fluconazole): Without knowing the prescribed dose, it is difficult to answer definitively. Diflucan (fluconazole) has many uses. For example, some vaginal yeast infections are treated with just a single dose. It's always a good idea to ask your health care provider why a medication is being prescribed for you. ...Read more

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How long does it take for diflucan (fluconazole) to work?

Depends: See the doctor who prescribed if not better within a week. ...Read more

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How long does diflucan (fluconazole) stay in your system?

About six days: In adults with normal kidney function it?should take about 6 and half days from the last dose of Diflucan (fluconazole) for it to be completely cleared from your system. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Diflucan (Definition)

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