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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?
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
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
Long time : Up to a week.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: See the doctor who prescribed if not better within a week. ...Read more