Fluconazole

What is Fluconazole?

Fuconazole is an anti fungal drug.It is used for fungal infection.

Questions and answers on "Fluconazole"

I was told by an ENT specialist that fluconazole had "anti-inflammatory" properties..yet I have been unable to confirm this anywhere. Fluconazole eliminated ear,nose and throat symptoms for me....and I was told it was due to the anti-inflammatory of this drug. Is this correct ?

doctor1 MD

Hello

Thanks for writing to H.C.M.for your query.

I have gone through your query regarding activity of fluconazole.

In this connection I would like to tell you that FLUCONAZOLE is a potent antifungal.Whatsoever symptoms you are having in your ear, nose and throat, they may be because of fungal infection...

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Thought I burned my tongue, didn't go away and became very painful . One month later was treated for thrush with 1 pill 100mg fluconazole & nystatin mouth wash, Calmed down but stayed low grade. Treated again with fluconazole, again almost went away but stayed low grade. I doubled the meds and took 200mg a day, again almost gone. (Used listerine/peroxide mouthwash throughout as well). Blisters on the inside of my lips and roof of mouth-CRAZY PAINFUL. Blisters were everywhere. Started fluconazole again 200mg a day for 2 wks

doctor1 MD

Hello!Thank you for posting in HCM.

Thrush you are experiencing seems to be resistant.See your dentist for a antibiotic sensitivity test.You already used nystatin and fluconazole for the thrush.
Use a OTC pain killer if necessary.
Check if you are low on immunity.You did not mention if you are...

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Us it safe to take a fluconazole tablet while taking mifepristone/misoprostol abortion pill kit?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
CAN TAKE FLUCONAZOLE

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for writing to us with your health concern.
There are no known interactions between these two drugs.
You can go ahead and take the fluconazole .
All the best
Please feel free to discuss further.

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Hi, what happens if I smoke marijuana while on Fluconozole. Is it okay to do?

Thanks.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

It is not good to use Marijuana and Fluconazole at the same time. Fluconazole is a CYP2C9 inhibitor. Marijuana is metabolized by CYP2C9 pathway. So if you take both of them, Fluconazole will try to reduce the Marijuana metabolism and thereby increases its...

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Does fluconazole affect birth control (levlen ed 30)?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It does not affect the efficacy.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for writing to us about it.

Fluconazole increases the plasma level of progesterone and estrogen in your consistency because it inhibits CYP3A4 and decrease pills clearance.

Hence it does not affect its efficacy.

Hope it is...

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Is fluconazole used for cancer treatment or just fungal is fluconazole used for mild cancer treatment or just a fungal treatment of the lungs

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It is used to treat fungal infections.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Dear,

Thanks for posting your query on HCM.

Fluconazole is an antifungal agent and is used to treat fungal infections at various sites of the body.

In cancer patient also it is used mainly to prevent or treat fungal...

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I am a male over 80 years old. Can I take a fluconazole 150mg capsul to treat a candidiasis infection?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I tend not to used oral antifungals unless all topicals fail.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome,

I tend to avoid prescribing oral fluconazole or any oral systemic antifungals because these can be very hard on the liver. So you have to look at the risk vs benefit of using it....

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My doctor has me on 1/2 a tablet of Fluconazole (100mg) for 7 days--I will be on the 4th day tomorrow.
I am attending a dinner party and want to know if I can tolerate one glass of wine?
Thank you, XXXX

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, safe to take a glass fo wine!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have reviewed taking alcohol while on fluconazole. Small volumes such as a glass of wine is totally fine. Feel free to do so.

I wish you well and enjoy your...

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what is a proper dose of fluconazole when your blood test results of
Coccidioides Titer is 1:16 ?
That is of course result on Valley Fever

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Dose of fluconazole is 400-800 mg/day.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
Fluconazole is treatment of choice for Valley fever (coccoidiodomycosis).
Usual dose is 400-800mg/day.
Dose depends on your Wright.
So please let me know your weight, so that I can...

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Recent questions on  Fluconazole

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Hi I was at work when I expelled a white ish quarter sized piece of tissue from my vagina, followed by a small amount of blood and brown textured discharge. I have recently stopped using birth control for the first time in five years and I took a generic for diflucan pill for my yeast infection I currently have last night. I have been very careful and using protection. I will say I did have some pain in my right ovary area yesterday for a little bit. Any ideas what this might be?

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i think i have a yeast infection(vaginal) itching and a lil burning sensation and cottage cheese like discharge. i have been treated before with diflucan. i am very uncomfortable right now and the otc products did not give much relief. how can i decrease symptoms til i can see dr? is it common to be seen quickly when you have these symptom? i feel like going to the er.

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Hi Doctor, I am 35 years old and married. My wife is 29 years old. We have 4 children and our youngest daughter is 5 years old. My wide was diagnosed for PID three years ago and since then she was prescribed different tips of anti-biotic by Gynecologists, but no result. Last month she was gone under an endramterial biopsy with no positive result. Recently a Gynecologist prescribed both of us with one dose (14 injections) of 1g ceftriaxone. All these medicine we took during the past three years were not effective. Grateful if you advise us what to do. Many thanks. The medicine taken are; Ciprofloxacin (500mg, 75mg), fluconazole, Clotrimazol, fungizole, Keto profane, Ami kacien (500mg), Azithromycin, Nystatin (oral) and ceftriaxone (1g)

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hi i am a 59 year old female, who has seen a gym physican assitant last friday for vaginal pain soreness itching burning and pain that radiates to the rectum on the slide it showed yeast she gave me a 150 mg diflucan to take last friday and started me on doxyclinine for 10 days for a sinus infection that would not go awayshe also checked my urine it was negative, i have not gotten better . all this seemed to start when i used my usual premarin vag cream prior to seeing her, i have also been thirsty somme what tired, earlier in may i was on z-pack for a upper resp infection. i have never had a yeast infection ever that was like this and yes it may have been yeast but i feel it is something more as my symtoms are not getting resolved, could it be an other type of infection. i have been married for 40 years we are both faithful. i was put on premarin vag cream last fall for severe vaginal atrophy . can you help me withadvise. thanks christine

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I was having itching in my areas involving touching such as thighs, underarms and it was causing sour smell, so i asked one of the doctors here and they said that i have XXXXXXX otch and prescribed me an anti fungal cream but couldnt find it. I...

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Hello doc my mother has some skin problem

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I have a persistent yeast infection using fluconasole only takes it away for a day or two at the most. Sounds like nothing but is very uncomfortable. It was triggered when I was required to take 4 amoxicillin before a dental procedure after a knee...

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