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Can I smoke if taking antibiotics for UTI and yeast affection ?

Can I still smoke weed if I m taking antibotics for uti and yeast affection I have 2 one is called diflucan foe the yeast and nitrofurantoin for the uti
Thu, 19 May 2011
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Hello, Welcome to HealthcareMagic!

You are taking Diflucan (antifungal) & Nitrofurantoin (antibiotic) medications for urinary infection (UTI). Smoking causes faster metabolism of drugs in liver as it is enzyme inducer. So less medicine in your body will be available to fight infection. So it may lead to treatment failure. So smoking in any form is not advisable. Wishing you best of health,

Dr NAVEEN KANSAL, MD [PGI, Chd]
Skin Clinic, SCO 298, Sect. 20, Panchkula.
kansalnaveen@gmail.com
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