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Noxafil
(Posaconazole)

Diflucan
(Fluconazole)

Coming soon.Kills yeast and fungus. Diflucan (Fluconazole) is a quick, cheap, and convenient way to get rid of a yeast infection. (It's used for other kinds of fungal infections, too.) You have to avoid alcohol, though.
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Have you used Noxafil (Posaconazole)?
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Reviews for Diflucan (Fluconazole)
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Side effects
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How it works
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Coming soon.Diflucan (Fluconazole) is an oral antifungal medicine. It prevents yeast and fungi from reproducing and making their protective outer cell wall.
Type of medication
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AntifungalPrescription only
Available as
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  • Extended release
  • Liquid
  • Pill
  • Liquid
Used for (click to learn more)
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  • Aspergillosis
Risk factors for serious side effects
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Interactions
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    No interactions related info.
    • Can interact with birth control pills, so you'll need to use condoms or other barriers if you do have sex.
    Alcohol
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    No alcohol related info.
    • You have to avoid alcohol while on this medication.
    • Don't drink alcohol when you take this medication.
    Upsides and benefits
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    • Available in generic.
    • For women with yeast infections, you only have to take one pill one time.
    Downsides and risks
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    • You have to avoid alcohol while on this medication.
    • You have to avoid having sex for at least a week after you take Fluconazole.
    • Can interact with birth control pills, so you'll need to use condoms or other barriers if you do have sex.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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    • If you're taking this for a vaginal yeast infection, you only have to take it once. Don't have sex for at least 7 days.
    • For other fungal infections, take it exactly how your doctor tells you to.
    • Don't drink alcohol when you take this medication.
    • If you're on birth control pills, Fluconazole can make them less effective. Consider using another method (condoms, diaphragms) along with the pills.
    • Can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and headache.
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