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Is it actually ok for me to take diflucan (fluconazole) with alcohol?

Is it actually ok for me to take diflucan (fluconazole) with alcohol?

Avoid this: Is is reported that use of Diflucan (fluconazole) & alcohol together can lead to what is termed a “disulfiram effect". In short, this can make you feel quite ill. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Is it safe to take diflucan (fluconazole) and drink alcohol free beer?

Is it safe to take diflucan (fluconazole) and drink alcohol free beer?

Avoid carbs: Assuming you are taking Diflucan (fluconazole) for a yeast infection, it would be best to avoid foods and drinks that turn to sugar in your body, including alcohol free beer. There seems to be a misconception that beer without alcohol is low carb but in fact one bottle can contain 13-15grams of carbs. Yeast live on sugars/carbs so a low carb diet that is preferable gluten -free as well, is best. ...Read more

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I'm going out tonight to celebrate a birthday and I was given diflucan (fluconazole) how long after drinking can I take the pill? Or is it ok to mix alcohol with it

I'm going out tonight to celebrate a birthday and I was given diflucan (fluconazole) how long after drinking can I take the pill? Or is it ok to mix alcohol with it

Do not drink: Diflucan (fluconazole) is a powerful drug with potential side effects which can be worse if you drink. Side effects include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. These will worsen with alcohol. Since Diflucan (fluconazole) stays in the system for about a week, the best option is to avoid alcohol for a week after taking Diflucan (fluconazole). Perhaps you can celebrate with non-alcoholic beverages instead. Bars have non-alcoholic options. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol 4 days after taking diflucan (fluconazole)?

I wouldn't.: Diflucan (fluconazole) is a powerful drug with potential side effects which can be worse if you drink. It is metabolized in the liver, like alcohol. Side effects include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. These will worsen with alcohol. Since Diflucan (fluconazole) stays in the system for up to a week, the best option is to avoid alcohol for a week after taking Diflucan (fluconazole). You can celebrate with non-alcoholic options. ...Read more

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Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Diflucan (Definition)

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