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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. Sharafali Diwan
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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)?

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?

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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Diflucan (Definition)

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