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Is it actually ok for me to take diflucan (fluconazole) with alcohol?

Is it actually ok for me to take diflucan (fluconazole) with alcohol?

Avoid this: Is is reported that use of Diflucan (fluconazole) & alcohol together can lead to what is termed a “disulfiram effect". In short, this can make you feel quite ill. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz
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Fluconazole (Definition)

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


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Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) when I have fever?

Yes: There is nothing about a fever that makes taking Diflucan (fluconazole) more dangerous. The real question is what is causing the fever. ...Read more

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Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) while taking levofloxacin?

Interactions: Not advisable since it will increase qt interval more with both drugs and if absolutely necessary would need to monitor for arrhythmias ...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 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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Can you take diflucan (fluconazole) and miconazole at the same time?

Safe, but why?: It would be safe to use both at the same time, but probably unnecessary. Assuming you have a vaginal yeast infection, either of these should be effective on its own. Taking both won't clear it up any faster than either one alone. ...Read more

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Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) if I'm on an asthma puffer? Thanks in advance.

Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) if I'm on an asthma puffer? Thanks in advance.

No interaction: Diflucan (fluconazole) is an anti-fungal medication. There should be no significant drug interactions with the common asthma inhalers. ...Read more

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Do people take diflucan (fluconazole) and azithromycn (the z-pak) at the same time?

Do people take diflucan (fluconazole) and azithromycn (the z-pak) at the same time?

Yes, but why?: Azithromycin is used to treat bacterial infections and Diflucan (fluconazole) is used to treat fungal/yeast infections. So, if you have both condition and need both meds, you can use them. If not having both types of infections, no need to use both medicines. If you have additional concern, please consult the prescribing physician/nurse. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take diflucan (fluconazole) and use Monistat cream at the same time?

Diflucan (fluconazole) and Monista: Yes, they work differently. One is a pill you take by mouth and the other is a topical. ...Read more

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Might I take diflucan (fluconazole) if I don't have a yeast infection?

Why?: All medications have potential for side effects? So why take a medication without an indication? Were you prescribed Diflucan (fluconazole) because you were about to start an antibiotic? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diflucan (fluconazole) during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take diflucan (fluconazole) during pregnancy?

Yes: Diflucan (fluconazole) is frequently prescribed in pregnancy for yeast infections. It is impossible to say for certain that any medication is safe in pregnancy, however. Clinical trials on medications are not performed during pregnancy for ethical reasons. ...Read more

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Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) and ferrex 150mg in the same say? Should I feel dizzy?

Not likely: I am not aware of any significant drug interaction between the two. Some people may experience symptoms of GI upset or dizziness after taking supplemental iron. ...Read more

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How often can I take diflucan (fluconazole) for my yeast infection?

How often can I take diflucan (fluconazole) for my yeast infection?

Once only: Diflucan (fluconazole) is used as a single oral dose of 150 mgm for vaginal yeast infection and is effective most of the time and can be repeated foe recurrences. ...Read more

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What will happen if I take diflucan (fluconazole) and I do not have a yeast infection?

What will happen if I take diflucan (fluconazole) and I do not have a yeast infection?

Usually not much: Prescription medications are that for a reason, because of increased risks if taken inappropriately or improperly. Diflucan (fluconazole) is relatively safe, but can interact with other medications, causing problems from these. Diflucan (fluconazole) also has a rare association with liver failure, and should only be taken if an indication exists and the rest of your medication and medical history has been evaluated. ...Read more

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Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) 100 mg and ibuprofen 400mg as long as I don't take them together? How long should I wait between the two?

Can I take diflucan (fluconazole) 100 mg and ibuprofen 400mg as long as I don't take them together? How long should I wait between the two?

Mixing meds: If any interaction it would be mild. I would say to be on the safe side allow 4 hours before or after a dose to take the other medication but I think you will be fine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take diflucan (fluconazole) for a yeast infection while taking accutane?

Maybe: Although there are no listed interactions between the two drugs, they both can cause problems with liver, bone marrow and muscle. Both can be dangerous to embryos and developing fetuses. Short term use is certainly safer than chronic combined use. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diflucan (fluconazole) and drink alcohol free beer?

Is it safe to take diflucan (fluconazole) and drink alcohol free beer?

Avoid carbs: Assuming you are taking Diflucan (fluconazole) for a yeast infection, it would be best to avoid foods and drinks that turn to sugar in your body, including alcohol free beer. There seems to be a misconception that beer without alcohol is low carb but in fact one bottle can contain 13-15grams of carbs. Yeast live on sugars/carbs so a low carb diet that is preferable gluten -free as well, is best. ...Read more

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