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How does oral antifungals like diflucan (fluconazole) and probiotics get to your vagina?

How does oral antifungals like diflucan (fluconazole) and probiotics get to your vagina?

Through the gut : The probiotics traverse the GI tract and change the bacteria living there, as well as in the vagina. The dilucan is absorbed via the intestine. Then it is secreted in the vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Fluconazole (Definition)

Prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Belongs to a class ...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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Please describe the medication: fluconazole?

Antifungal meds: Prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals. ...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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What are methotrexate and fluconazole?

Meds: Methotrexate is a medicine that treats several kinds of cancer, including cancer of the blood, bone, lung, breast, head, or neck. Also treats rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis (a skin disease). Fluconazole prevents and treats certain fungus infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals. ...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

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Diflucan (Definition)

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