fluconazole

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flu·con·a·zole

 (flo͞o-kŏn′ə-zōl′, -kō′nə-)
n.
A broad-spectrum antifungal agent, C13H12F2N6O, administered either orally or by injection and used especially to treat systemic candidiasis and cryptococcosis.

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fluconazole

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Yes, those popular nystatin, Diflucan, caprylic acid, antifungal herbs and other yeast killers that Lyme specialists and other practitioners dispense.
I saw a female first name, someone else's last name and the name of a drug I'd never heard of: Diflucan. Google revealed this to be a cure for vaginal yeast infections, with possible side effects of upset stomach.
"The patient is a flight attendant for Diflucan Airlines."
THE FOOD AND DRUG Administration is reviewing the results of a Danish study that concludes there is a possible increased risk of miscarriage with the use of oral fluconazole (Diflucan) in pregnancy, according to a safety alert.
A 30day course of Diflucan was about $550, but prison doctors had Eteaki on a double dosage because of the severity of his disease, so his treatment was twice as expensive.
[10,26] Secondly, fluconazole is well tolerated and widely accessible to SA clinicians for the management of CM through the long-standing Diflucan Partnership Programme and government procurement of relatively cheap, generic formulations.
The treatment was systemic with Tienam (imipenem and cilastatin) 500 mg i.v., every 12 hours, PDN 30 mg/day (after 7 days 25 mg), Diflucan (fluconazolum) 1 cp/day, Dicarbocalm (calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate and trisilicate) 1 tbx3/day.
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If you see a health care professional, he or she may prescribe a single dose of oral fluconazole (Diflucan) or a generic equivalent, although this treatment is not recommended during pregnancy.
The most potent medical treatments are potentially toxic anti-fungal drugs taken by mouth, such as Ketoconazole, Lamisil (again), Sporanox and Diflucan. These cause serious liver complications in about one in 1.0,000 people, so you should avoid them for a superficial problem.