FLUCANAZOLE is an antifungal medication used to treat yeast infections. Most women (90%) have an uncomplicated infection. A yeast infection is one of the most common causes of vaginal itching and discharge. Treatment is indicated for relief of symptpoms. You may engage in sexual relations during treatment, although it may feel uncomfortable until symptoms resolve. Treatment is best for healthy, non-pregnant women with mild to moderate symptoms. if you have severe symptoms you should see a doctor, as longer treatment may by necessary. If you are pregnant, diabetic, have severe symptoms, or history of more than three yeast infections per year, please see a doctor. Treatment of sexual partners is not recommended.
Treatment is an oral 150mg tablet taken once. Do not take this medication if you are pregnant, breast feeding, or allergic to Flucanozole or other antifunfgal medications ending in -azole.
FLUCANAZOLE 150 MG EVERY THREE DAYS FOR THREE DOSES. LESS THAN 2% OF PATIENTS EXPERIECNE SIDE EFFECTS SUCH AS HEADACHES, DIZZYNESS, STOMACH UPSET, SKIN RASH
The recommended treatment for a yeast infection is one pill of Fluconazole. If you have frequent yeast infections (more than 4 in one year) or have been treated for a yeast infection in the past 3 months, we recommend you take three pills of fluconazole. The three pills are spaced out every three days (72 hours). Please email/call with questions, or ask your pharmacist.
Less than 10% of patients may experience side effects such as headache, nausea, vomiting, or stomach upset. These symptoms typically resolve with discontinuation of the medicine.
Do not take this medication if you are allergic, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding.
Certain medicines like antibiotics, stress, or other factors may cause a growth in the fungus. You should avoid irritants like soap, sprays, or douching.
You should notice an improvement in symptoms within 2 days. If you do not notice an improvement in symptoms, please see your doctor as other medications may be necessary.
A yeast infection is caused by a fungal organism and can be treated with an antifungal called Fluconazole. Common symptoms in women with yeast infections are vaginal itching and a thick white discharge that is different from your normal vaginal discharge.
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