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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

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I'm going out tonight to celebrate a birthday and I was given diflucan (fluconazole) how long after drinking can I take the pill? Or is it ok to mix alcohol with it

I'm going out tonight to celebrate a birthday and I was given diflucan (fluconazole) how long after drinking can I take the pill? Or is it ok to mix alcohol with it

Do not drink: Diflucan (fluconazole) is a powerful drug with potential side effects which can be worse if you drink. Side effects include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. These will worsen with alcohol. Since Diflucan (fluconazole) stays in the system for about a week, the best option is to avoid alcohol for a week after taking Diflucan (fluconazole). Perhaps you can celebrate with non-alcoholic beverages instead. Bars have non-alcoholic options. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol 4 days after taking diflucan (fluconazole)?

Can i drink alcohol 4 days after taking diflucan (fluconazole)?

I wouldn't.: Diflucan (fluconazole) is a powerful drug with potential side effects which can be worse if you drink. It is metabolized in the liver, like alcohol. Side effects include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. These will worsen with alcohol. Since Diflucan (fluconazole) stays in the system for up to a week, the best option is to avoid alcohol for a week after taking Diflucan (fluconazole). You can celebrate with non-alcoholic options. ...Read more

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How does drinking alcohol affect me while taking single dose of diflucan (fluconazole) 150 mg?

How does drinking alcohol affect me while taking single dose of diflucan (fluconazole) 150 mg?

Metabolism: Alcohol is metabolized by the liver. A rare but serious complication of diflucan (fluconazole) is liver damage. Consuming alcohol can potentially raise this possibility and thus it us not recommended to do so ...Read more

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I took single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg. How long does it stay in system and will drinking alcohol make it less effective or cause any health issues?

I took single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg. How long does it stay in system and will drinking alcohol make it less effective or cause any health issues?

No specific interact: Diflucan (fluconazole) could stay in your system from about 5-7 days, on average. There are no specific interactions with alcohol but, be careful: Diflucan (fluconazole) can cause liver toxicity and so can alcohol - a potential double-whammy to your liver. ...Read more

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Took 1 week of fluconazole 200mg daily split tablet. 1.5 weeks since i ended it. I am going to vegas for 4 days. Is it safe to drink alcohol.

Meds and Alcohol: Sure. It sounds like you have let enough time pass. The only other issue i would worry about is if you have any liver pain while on fluconazole. ...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. You should avoid sex until your symptoms are cleared up, which might take a few days. Before then might be uncomfortable and delay healing. However, 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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