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Is fluconazole a dangerous medicine? I have been feeling nausea after i started it. And I have 2 times left of the treatment
Possible: Fluconazole can cause your liver to react adversely to it, however, any part of your gastrointestinal tract can do it too. Also, i see you take Lamictal and zoloft (sertraline). Interaction between these may be the culprit likewise. I would suggest you give it another trial and if the same thing happen, call your doc and get an alternative. ...Read more
5 days into 3-wk diflucan (fluconazole) 100mg PO course for suspected esophageal thrush... suddenly, diarrhea, mucus & nausea. Meds likely cause 5 days in, or no?
Esophageal candida: Yes, fluconazole can cause those symptoms. Make sure your doctor is monitoring your liver enzymes. With candida esophagitis, the dosing is usually higher actually..in the 200mg to 400mg ranges per day. Its a bit more stubborn to get cleared than just thrush in the mouth..so I would just ask him to make sure. ...Read more
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
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
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