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I have been prescribed 150mg single dose of Fluconazole. I take Lexapro & Mirapex. Are there interactions? Can I consume alcohol with Fluconazole?

I have been prescribed 150mg single dose of Fluconazole. I take Lexapro & Mirapex. Are there interactions? Can I consume alcohol with Fluconazole?

It is possible.: If you have not taken Fluconazole before, you may have side-effects from the medication itself, though rare that might be difficult to sort out from side-effects of the other medications, such as dizziness, general feeling of tiredness or weakness, nausea , loss of appetite. Drinking alcohol will make it worse. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Hurwitz
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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 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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I was prescribed Diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg 1 pill every 3 days for a total of 3 pills. How long after taking the last dose would it be safe to drink alcohol?

No problem: Alcohol doesn't interfere with fluconazole (Diflucan®). A drink or two won't hurt anything. As I tell my patients, just don't drink so much that you forget to take the pills! ...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. Best to avoid sex until your symptoms have cleared up, probably a few days. Before then might be uncomfortable, but not dangerous; up to you and partner. 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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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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How long do you need to wait before drinking alcohol after treatment with diflucan (fluconazole)?

How long do you need to wait before drinking alcohol after treatment with diflucan (fluconazole)?

Alcohol/diflucan: Diflucan (fluconazole) can stay in your system 5-7 days since it is long-acting, and although interactions are not severe, it is advised that u not drink alcohol for at least 5 days. ...Read more

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What is the interaction of alchol with fluconazole?

What is the interaction of alchol with fluconazole?

Interaction: I wouldn't foresee a marked interaction with a small amount of alcohol, but your pharmacist can answer your question best. ...Read more

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What is the interaction of alchol with doxycycline and fluconazole?

What is the interaction of alchol with doxycycline and fluconazole?

Little or none: You asked the same question previously and the answer is the same: No interaction, except that alcohol and doxycycline both can upset the stomach, so best avoid alcohol for an hour or two after each dose of doxy. ...Read more

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I started diflucan (fluconazole) today and took milk thistle with it for liver support. Is this ok? Hoping there're no interactions. Thanks

I started diflucan (fluconazole) today and took milk thistle with it for liver support. Is this ok? Hoping there're no interactions. Thanks

I recommend: Not taking the milk thistle. Not enough science evidence to support its use http://health. Dir. Groups. Yahoo. Com/neo/groups/frequent-dose-chelation/conversations/topics/93067. ...Read more

Dr. Sharafali Diwan
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Diflucan (Definition)

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