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What is the definition or description of: Fluconazole allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Fluconazole allergy?

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

Fluconazole Allergy (Definition)

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: ...Read more


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Why would I all of a sudden develop an allergy to diflucan (fluconazole)? Never had allergies before

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 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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Vulvar irritation, no infection. Took fluconazole 6 weeks but pain always comes back! Could it be an allergy? Currently using candacort cream.

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

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Will 150mg fluconazole stay in my system for long?

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

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Please tell me if there is OTC medicine like fluconazole?

Please tell me if there is OTC medicine like fluconazole?

No: No, not in oral or injection form. There are other types of anti-fungals available OTC in topical form but they work for different fungi. ...Read more

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I have been taking fluconazole for 30 days. Can I continue?

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 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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Side effect of fluconazole?

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

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Can you drink with fluconazole 150?

Can you drink with fluconazole 150?

No.: 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

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Does fluconazole have any side effects?

Does fluconazole have any side effects?

Liver demage: Lever demage (hepatotoxicity) is the main side effect along with some minors. ...Read more

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Fluconazole allergic reaction?

Fluconazole allergic reaction?

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 more

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Can I take fluconazole if im taking clindamycin?

Can I take fluconazole if im taking clindamycin?

Yes, you can: There is no any drug interaction.
However, I suggest to follow the instructions from the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can fluconazole be used or effective for sinusitis?

No: Sinusitis involves the most common upper respiratory bacterial pathogens: Streptococcus pneumoniae, moraxella cararrhalis, and haemophilus influenzae.
These organisms are bacteria that are treated with antibiotics, but antibiotics not always necessary. Fluconazole is a drug from the azole class of anti fungal medications so not used. See this link for treatment options: http://tinyurl. Com/jbovkb ...Read more

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Is it okay to take 1 Diflucan (fluconazole) while pregnant?

Class C: Fluconazole (Diflucan) at a single low dose is pregnancy class C, which means risk to the developing baby cannot be ruled out. In studies on animals and people, when pregnant mothers took fluconazole in high doses (400 mg/day) for weeks or months, BIRTH DEFECTS in the newborn children and animals were sometimes seen. At these doses, fluconazole is considered pregnancy class D – meaning it should ...Read more

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Is fluconazole effective on ringworm?

Is fluconazole effective on ringworm?

See below: Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin. No 'worms' are involved. Treatment is topical antifungal preparations that you can buy over the counter and apply to the involved skin several times a day until 1 week after the rash has resolved. You can use the same treatments that are used for athlete's foot. Fluconazole will also be effective if topical treatment fails. ...Read more

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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 have sex while taking fluconazole?

Can I have sex while taking fluconazole?

Probably not: If the Fluconazole is for a vaginal infection you may want to do a few things: first make sure your partner is not infected and secondly wit until you a cleared to resume activities. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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Fluconazole (Definition)

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