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Fluconazole Allergy In Children
Fluconazole allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Fluconazole is an antifungal medication. Potential allergic rxn could include hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. REF: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/drug-fluconazole/article_em.htm#sideeffects ...Read more
Why would I all of a sudden develop an allergy to diflucan (fluconazole)? Never had allergies before
Chance: An allergy develops as the result of your gene and environmental interaction. The trigger is usually unknown although viral infection is often suspected to be the facilitator. The more frequently you encounter a drug , the more likely you will develop an allergy to it analogous to the more miles you drive , the more likely you will have an accident. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Vulvar irritation, no infection. Took fluconazole 6 weeks but pain always comes back! Could it be an allergy? Currently using candacort cream.
Yes: vulvar itching without discharge can indicate infections like yeast or stis like herpes. It can indicate an allergic reaction to household products like certain soaps and laundry detergents. There are also some skin conditions liked lichen sclerosis which can cause vaginal itching. A vulvar biopsy can often be helpful to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more
Fluconazole: Peak plasma concentrations in fasted normal volunteers occur between 1 and 2 hours with a terminal plasma elimination half-life of approximately 30 hours (range: 20 to 50 hours) after oral administration. If you wait 5 half-lives it will all be gone. ...Read more
Fluconizole is used : for certain types of fungal or yeast infections. There are times when a long course of treatment is needed to cure these infections. This is a relatively safe drug to take daily but your doctor might consider checking liver enzyme tests if you are taking medicines like this for many months. I suggest you take it for the entire course recommended by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not enough info: Increased symptoms of what? You need to be more specific. ...Read more
Fluconazole!: A great antifungual drug. Yes, liver issues are commonly listed (but very uncommon) as a side effect and its effects on the metabolism of other drugs (increasing levels of statins, viagra, (sildenafil) cialis), but they are far more less likely to have these issues compared with other systemic antifungals. I've used it in hundreds of patients without seeing a single major problem. ...Read more
Fluconazole is a medication used for yeast infection and is metabolized through the liver.
Coadministration of two "drugs" that can individually induce liver toxicity can increase the risk of hepatotoxicity or worsen current liver function.
Manage with careful monitoring of liver function blood testing with this combination. ...Read more
Skin usually: Adverse reactions to Fluconazole are uncommon but can manifest in various ways, but usually involve skin reactions including mucus membranes like oral ulcers. Other organ systems that can be affected include nervous, heart, muscle, eye and kidney. I just saw a young lady with second episode of severe mouth and vaginal symptoms after Diflucan (fluconazole) dose. It happens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more