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Negative on stds, more symptoms towards sever male yeast infection. Tried otc nothing working and doc tried diflucan! Any other medication? I need rx

Negative on stds, more symptoms towards sever male yeast infection. Tried otc nothing working and doc tried diflucan! Any other medication? I need rx

Poss Prostatitis: These sx together suggest prostatitis - inflammation o f the prostate gland. This can be due to bacterial infection, or not. If sudden in onset, and associated with fever, chills and overall feeling very poorly, most likely acute bacterial prostatitis, requiring antibiotics. If no fever, chills, generalized illness, considered chronic prostatitis, which may be caused by bacterial infection or not. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz
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Fluconazole (Definition)

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


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Had a mild allergic reaction to diflucan (fluconazole) will the medications still work?

Had a mild allergic reaction to diflucan (fluconazole) will the medications still work?

You should: Not taken Diflucan (fluconazole) if you are allergic to it. Do not use any drug from the class of drugs called azole antifungals.
Rec.: see a prescribing physician a medicine adjustment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nystatin or diflucan (fluconazole) with other medications?

Is it safe to take nystatin or diflucan (fluconazole) with other medications?

Yes and No: Nystatin is not absorbed so yes you can take it with other meds. Diflucan (fluconazole) can interact with some meds. Need to be more specific. ...Read more

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Are there any medications besides diflucan (fluconazole) or miconzole cream for vaginal yeast infections?

Are there any medications besides diflucan (fluconazole) or miconzole cream for vaginal yeast infections?

Here are some OTC's.: Over- the – counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin& mycelex. ...Read more

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I've fungul infection. Dr prescribed diflucan 3 pills in 7 days, gynofit & travocort, I finished the medication but im still not ok. Its here for 3 months?

I've fungul infection. Dr prescribed diflucan 3 pills in 7 days, gynofit & travocort, I finished the medication but im still not ok. Its here for 3 months?

Alternate treatment: Probably you are referring to a genital infeciton, i.e. vaginal yeast infection. A few percent of them are resistant to all "azole" drugs. Ask your doctor about alternate treatments like caspofungin, nystatin, or flucytosine. You may need to see an infectious diseases specialist or a gyn who specializes in infections. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why isn't diflucan (fluconazole) over-the-counter? Why are some medication OTC and some precription only? What goes into fda making a decision to go OTC?

Side effects: The main reason medications are prescription vs over the counter concerns the side effects of the medication. If a medication has many side effects, it is the doctors responsibility to be sure it is safe for the patient to use. Otc drugs generally have less side effects or complications. ...Read more

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What medication should I suggest to the doctor to clear my lungs from the black mold? I took diflucan (fluconazole) for 30 days already & it's coming back thanks

Fungal lung problem: We need to know if it invasive infection, unlikely, vs colonization, is it blastomycosis or aspergillosis, itraconazole rather than diflucan, (fluconazole) or even more potent medicines would be needed to treat blastomycosis, aspergillosis on the other hand is a colonization not infection, and treatment is mainly by steroids, you need an Infectious disease specialist together with an allergist / pulmonologist ...Read more

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What's the best medication to treat yeast infections that a doctor can prescibe? Excluding diflucan (fluconazole)

They're all: Good, and Fluconazole (diflucan) is usually considered one of the best choices. What are you looking for? Do you mean "stronger? ". ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and my doctor prescribed me a generic brand of diflucan (fluconazole). Can I drink wine while taking this medication? The wine is 5% alch.

Not a great idea: Wine or alcohol is metabolized through the liver, and fluconazole also depends on the liver for processing. You don't want to over do it, so the professional advice here is to abstain. You want to get better and get this infection over with, rather than cause some other problems like liver damage. Sorry but that's the truth as I see it. Call your doc if you have other major concerns. ...Read more

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I have multiple drug allergies so am always nervous to try meds. Is Diflucan (fluconazole) generally safe? I use Monistat w/no probs, but not working this time.

I have multiple drug allergies so am always nervous to try meds. Is Diflucan (fluconazole) generally safe? I use Monistat w/no probs, but not working this time.

Allergies or..: Side effects rather, often confused as allergies, true multiple drug allergy syndrome is rare. Diflucan, (fluconazole) is a prescription drug, at any rate, if in doubt and don't know whether you're are going to have a reaction to a certain drug, take the first dose in the prescriber's office, ER or urgent care waiting area, stay for an hour, if nothing happens, go home, if severe reaction, you're where you should be ...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?

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)?

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

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

Fluconazole: This medication has quite a long half -life, about 30 hours, which means it will last in the body for at least a day after just one pill. This is why you usually just take one pill once a day. Depending on 'what' you are trying to treat will determine the length of therapy for your illness. Infectious diseases doctors have alot of knowledge when it comes to fungal diseases. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What shoukd you take if diflucan (fluconazole) doesn't work?

Terazol (terconazole): Insert terazol (terconazole) 3, suppository or cream every night for 3 nights. Repeat the same 2 weeks later. ...Read more

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Why doesn't diflucan (fluconazole) work after taking 200mg for 6 days?

Depends: It depends on what typr of infection is being treated and which yeast is causing the infection. Some candida species are resistant to fluconazole. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take my second dose of diflucan (fluconazole) early?

Early?: Without knowing what you mean by "early", what you are taking fluconazole for and for how long there is no way in which to answer this intelligently. ...Read more

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How long does a person need to wait for sex after taking diflucan (fluconazole)?

Yeast infection: Wait till you have no more white, clumpy discharge; no redness; no tenderness; no raw tissue. If you are also using a vaginal medication - wait until that is complete. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Diflucan (Definition)

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