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Is diflucan (fluconazole) an antibiotic?

Is diflucan (fluconazole) 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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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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Fluconazole vs. Itraconazole effects?

Fluconazole vs. Itraconazole effects?

About the same.: Difference is: you need to take 2~3 pills of itracon vs. 1 pill of flucon daily. ...Read more

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Can i take amoxicillian antibotic with diflucan (fluconazole)?

Can i take amoxicillian antibotic with diflucan (fluconazole)?

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 (fluconazole). You need to wait until after finished antibiotic first to see. ...Read more

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How much diflucan (fluconazole) for ringworm?

Wrong drug: You don't usually treat ringworm with fluconazole. You typically use topical anti-fungal creams. If oral agents are necessary, there are better choices than fluconazole. ...Read more

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Is the medicine used for oral thrush diflucan (fluconazole)?

Is the medicine used for oral thrush diflucan (fluconazole)?

Fluconazole : Which is the generic name for diflucan, (fluconazole) is very useful in the treatment of oral candidiasis (thrush). ...Read more

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Nurse practitioner prescribed azithromycin and diflucan (fluconazole) for yeast infection. Y this combo?

Nurse practitioner prescribed azithromycin and diflucan (fluconazole) for yeast infection. Y this combo?

Yeast Infection: Generally, Diflucan (fluconazole) is the drug of choice for a yeast infection. The Azithromycin was probably prescribed for another infection you might be fighting - such as bronchitis. With this drug, it is not uncommon to develop a yeast infection because of the bacteriocidal effects on your genitsl flora, so Diflucan (fluconazole) was prescribed to prevent a yeast infection from occurring. ...Read more

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Will diflucan (fluconazole) cause depression?

Will diflucan (fluconazole) cause depression?

No: I reviewed and could not find depression listed as a common or a rare side effect of diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more

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Is one diflucan (fluconazole) enough to treata yeast infection?

Usually: Your physician may order Diflucan (fluconazole) (oral antifungal) that is taken once (occasionally needs multiple doses for complicated cases). ...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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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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Could diflucan (fluconazole) be used for external yeast infections?

Maybe but .....: Diflucan (fluconazole) would not be the first choice and would only work if the infection were caused by a susceptible yeast infection. Broad spectrum topicals like Clotrimazole would be the first choice. ...Read more