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I just taken fluconazole tablet 150 two dosage. How long should I wait to have sexual intercourse?

I just taken fluconazole tablet 150 two dosage. How long should I wait to have sexual intercourse?

Be patient: If you have a vaginal infection, do not have sex until you have completed your treatment and cleared by your doctor. ...Read more

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


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What will cause vaginal burning and swelling with intercourse? I have a yeasty discharge and have taken diflucan (fluconazole) and used a vaginal treatment as well.

What will cause vaginal burning and swelling with intercourse? I have a yeasty discharge and have taken diflucan (fluconazole) and used a vaginal treatment as well.

Vaginitis: Any infection or sterile inflammation of the vagina and its introitus (labia) is bound to cause burning and even pain with intercourse. Diflucan (fluconazole) is an excellent oral agent for yeast vaginitis - keeping in mind that some women have recurrent or resistant infections that require weekly Diflucan (fluconazole) for several months/years - only with strict medical supervision. Diabetes can lead to serial infections. ...Read more

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I took diflucan (fluconazole) Wednesday and a dose today for a yeast infection. Also used the nystatin/steroid cream BID. IS it safe to have intercourse tomorrow?

Yes: But if your partner has not had antifungal cream on his penis it may be contaminated with Candida and he will re-colonize your vagina. ...Read more

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How long after taking fluconazole tablet 150 mg single dose;before discharge stops?

24 - 72 hours: If symptoms are still there after 3-4 days, you should either take a repeat dose or get re-evaluated if you did not have testing to confirm that it is a yeast infection. Fluconazole (diflucan) is not effective against bacterial vaginosis or stds. ...Read more

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How long after taking fluconazole before discharge stops coming?

How long after taking fluconazole before discharge stops coming?

Depends: See the doctor who prescribed if not better within a week. ...Read more

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How long after taking fluconazole 150 MG TABLET (take 1 tablet a day for 2days) can I have sex? And drink alcohol? How long until I can resume

How long after taking fluconazole 150 MG TABLET (take 1 tablet a day for 2days) can I have sex? And drink alcohol? How long until I can resume

No delay in either: Presumably you have a vaginal yeast infection. Best to avoid sex until your symptoms have cleared up, probably a few days. Before then might be uncomfortable, but not dangerous; up to you and partner. There is no problem from the fluconazole, either with sex or alcohol. Contrary to popular belief, alcohol in moderation is OK during almost all antibiotics or infections. Just don't overdo it. ...Read more

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How long will diflucan (fluconazole) stay in my body affecting Valium dosing? I'm extremely tired while taking both together.

3 days: The half life of diflucan (fluconazole) is 30 hours so after a couple of half lives the affect on other medicine should be fading. ...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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How long does a person need to wait for sex after taking diflucan (fluconazole)?

Yeast infection: Wait till you have no more white, clumpy discharge; no redness; no tenderness; no raw tissue. If you are also using a vaginal medication - wait until that is complete. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to nurse my baby after taking 150mg oral capsule of fluconazole?

How long should I wait to nurse my baby after taking 150mg oral capsule of fluconazole?

It's all good!: You can continue to nurse your baby while taking Fluconazole. Infants and even premature infants can be safely prescribed this medicine, and very little of it is excreted in breast milk. Very few medications are extensively studied for breastfeeding, but this one is commonly used and safe. And breastfeeding is so important! Eat yogurt to recolonize your GI tract after taking this medicine. ...Read more

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I am taking a single, 150mg dose of Fluconazole tonight. How long will this medication stay in my system?

Few hours: The medication works within 24 hours. It kills the overgrowth of yeast. The good bacteria have to re grow. This takes some time. Within a week the bacteria usually are back in balance. ...Read more

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I'm going out this weekend for a birthday and I was given diflucan (fluconazole) how long after drinking can I take diflucan (fluconazole)?

Diflucan (fluconazole) & Alcohol: Diflucan (fluconazole) stays in our system for 5-7 days then you better avoid alcohol for up to a week after your last dose otherwise you would feel dizzy, nauseated. Also Alcohol decreases Diflucan (fluconazole) effectiveness. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How long does fluconazole stay in the body?

How long does fluconazole stay in the body?

120-150 hours: It takes about 120-150 hours for your body to clear fluconazole. It takes longer if your kidneys are working harder. ...Read more

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How long is single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150 mg in your system for?

Diflucan (fluconazole) elimination: Dliflucan has a "half-life" of about 30 hours. This means that 50% is gone in 30 hrs, 75% gone in 60 hrs, 87.5% gone in 90 hrs, 93.75% gone in 120 hrs, etc...so 99+% will be gone in 210 hrs. ...Read more

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Will diflucan (fluconazole) affect sprintec bc? And if it does how long until the bc is affective again?

Not likely: Diflucan (fluconazole) should not affect the pill. Certain antibiotics can such as erythromycin. In those situations you should use a backup method the rest of the cycle. ...Read more

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How long does it take for fluconazole to work on ringworm?

10 days: The skin turns over in 10 days. If you have a common fungus you probably got it from a kitten (or a cat), or from another person. The best therapy is usually lamisil. The generic terbinafine costs $4 for 10 pills to take 1 a day. You should also get otc an antifungal cream such as Miconazole or clotrimazole. These are cheap and effective. Many skin disorders look like fungus but are not. ...Read more

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How long after I take diflucan (fluconazole) can I have sex?

If you are being: Treated for a yeast infection - it would be prudent to wait until tissues are no longer, red, raw, itching, burning or tender. ...Read more

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