Compare Diflucan vs. Nystatin

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Treats yeast and other fungal infections.

Diflucan (fluconazole) is a cheap and effective treatment for fungal infections.

3.9/ 5 average rating with 30 reviewsforDiflucan
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Upsides
  • Available in a cheap generic version.
  • Single dose treatment for vaginal infections.
  • Available as a pill, liquid, or injection.
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Downsides
  • Excessive use of alcohol while on this medicine can harm your liver.
  • Can interfere with how other medicines work, especially birth control pills.
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Used for
  • Candidal vulvovaginitis Candidiasis of skin
  • Cutaneous and mucocutaneous infections Gastrointestinal candidiasis
  • Non-esophageal Oropharyngeal candidiasis
  • Candidiasis; Prophylaxis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Injection
  • Pill
  • Liquid
  • Topical
  • Cream, gel, or ointment
Price
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Reviews
30 reviews so far
73%
saidit'sworth it
60%
saiditworked well
20%
saidit'sa big hassle

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Side effects
4possible side effects
  • Headache
    13%
  • Nausea
    7%
  • Abdominal pain
    6%
  • Diarrhea
    3%
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The Mycostatin (Nystatin) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Liver disease
  • Serious immediate allergic reaction
  • Skin rash
  • Use in pregnancy
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