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Is the medicine used for oral thrush diflucan (fluconazole)?

Is the medicine used for oral thrush diflucan (fluconazole)?

Fluconazole : Which is the generic name for diflucan, (fluconazole) is very useful in the treatment of oral candidiasis (thrush). ...Read more

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Mycostatin (Definition)

Mycostatin is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a ...Read more


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Medication for vaginal candidiasis?

Medication for vaginal candidiasis?

Antifungal: Some common vaginal antifungals are: miconazole, clotrimazoloe, butocanazole, terconazole, fluconazole. Strengths of these medications vary. I typically recommend a 5 or 7 day course of vaginal suppositories. Ask pharmacist in your community if they have that type of medication. ...Read more

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Is diflucan (fluconazole) an antibiotic?

Is diflucan (fluconazole) an antibiotic?

Antifungal: While technically, Fluconazole is an antifungal agent, one might consider antibacterial agents, antiviral agents and antifungal agents all to be antibiotic agents. ...Read more

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Can timodine treat thrush?

Can timodine treat thrush?

No: If you have thrush, some white patches that's not removable by brushing or rubbing in the oral cavity, all you need is either Nystatin suspension or Diflucan (fluconazole) orally. You do not need the other components in the timodine. ...Read more

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Nystatin for ringworm?

Nystatin for ringworm?

See below: Should work, though less toxic antifungals are available. ...Read more

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Treated for c diff @ 6 weeks ago; battling systemic candidiasis. What can be done? Using prescription shampoos, diflucan, (fluconazole) nystatin, & oravig.

Treated for c diff @ 6 weeks ago; battling systemic candidiasis.  What can be done?  Using prescription shampoos, diflucan, (fluconazole) nystatin, & oravig.

Detoxify you body: Systemic candida is usually associated with mercury and other heavy metal toxicity. Stop all sugar consumption and all carbohydrates as possible. See a doctor that can evaluate and treat the metal poisoning. If you have silver filling in you mouth , they will be contributory. Visit www.Acam.Org for a doctor in you area that specializes in this type of care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nystatin or diflucan (fluconazole) with other medications?

Is it safe to take nystatin or diflucan (fluconazole) with other medications?

Yes and No: Nystatin is not absorbed so yes you can take it with other meds. Diflucan (fluconazole) can interact with some meds. Need to be more specific. ...Read more

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Can canestan oral antifungal pill cure oral thrush on tongue?

Not a good choice: Even though canestan is an antifungal, it would not be the drug of choice for oral thrush. If you have thrush-like symptoms on your tongue, you should see your dentist or physician, because there are several different medications used to treat this yeast-like fungus, depending on the severity of the thrush, your own health, and your immune strength. It would not be wise to treat this yourself. ...Read more

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Nystatin (Definition)

Treats infections caused by fungus. Belongs to a class ...Read more


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Bio Statin (Definition)

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