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What is the medication for an yeast infection?

Hello Dr. Grief, my name is Patti and I am in need of assistance when it comes to a yeast infection . If one has a yeast infection, I do know they have a pill you can take immediately, a 3 day plan, if you will and I believe a 7 day one as well. Can you please tell me if there is such a thing as a doctor giving you pills to take (1 pill a WEEK for 6 weeks) for a yeast infection?
Asked On : Wed, 4 Jul 2012
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Hi, yes once a week fluconazole is usually given for yeast infection. Its dose is 150 mg evry week. Its a common drug used to treat fungal infections with lesser side effects.
Answered: Thu, 26 Dec 2013
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