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Is it safe to take fluconazole while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take fluconazole while breastfeeding?

Probably: There does not seem to be adequate literature to assess the risk of Fluconazole exposure from breastmilk on infants so caution is advised. However, Fluconazole is a drug given to neonates to treat candida. When measuring the amount of the drug excreted in breastmilk it has been found to be less than the prescribed neonatal dose so it is probably safe. Info can be found on drugs.Com/breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Yeast infection on Augmentin while breastfeeding. Safe to take fluconazole with 1d left of antibx? Or Monistat -1,3 or 7? Taking dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) probiotic

Yeast infection on Augmentin while breastfeeding. Safe to take fluconazole with 1d left of antibx? Or Monistat -1,3 or 7? Taking dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) probiotic

Safe: Fluconozole is generally considered safe to use during breastfeeding. I would ask your OB/GYN or Family Doctor to make sure they agree with that before taking the medication (did the prescribing doctor realize you were breastfeeding?). Monistat is also safe. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding, flaky oozing breasts. On bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and diflucan for a month. Is there anything else that can't be done? Will I have to quit breastfeeding

Breastfeeding, flaky oozing breasts. On bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and diflucan for a month. Is there anything else that can't be done? Will I have to quit breastfeeding

Consult doctor: You may be having infection of breast which is not going away with bacterium and diffucan . You may hold breast feeding for now , Get your doctor opinion, he may do some test and change the medicine ...Read more

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Fluconazole have a risk to breast feeding?

Fluconazole have a risk to breast feeding?

There is: Not enough information available to say for certain, but it is a category c drug during pregnancy and not advised in both pregnancy and while breast feeding. I would advise against it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take fluconazole 150mg when 7wks pregnant?

Is it safe to take fluconazole 150mg when 7wks pregnant?

Yes : Untreated yeast infections have been associated with spontaneous abortions/preterm labor. Some studies have shown that the use ~200mg Fluconazole does not increase the risk of congenital abnormalities/other poor outcomes. If this is still concerning, please discuss use of topical antifungals like monistat/gyne-lotrimin 7 days therapy with your doctor would a another option. Good luck and take care. ...Read more

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Im pregnant and I have a yeast infection is it safe to take fluconazole 150 mg?

Im pregnant and I have a yeast infection is it safe to take fluconazole 150 mg?

Generally yes.: When used in high doses, Fluconazole is teratogenic in animal studies. Following exposure during the first trimester, case reports have noted similar malformations in humans when used in higher doses (400 mg/day) over extended periods of time. Use of lower doses (150 mg as a single dose) does not suggest an increase risk to the fetus. ...Read more

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


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