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Generic name: fluconazole


What it does:
Treats many types of fungal infections, including AIDS-related Candida oral, esophageal, urinary, or vaginal yeast infections

Traditional dosage:
Doses vary based on targeted infection. Available as tablets, a powder to be mixed with water and taken orally, or an injection formula

Drug interactions, precautions, & recommendations:
Do not take with Quinaglute, Quinidex, Hismanal, Propulsid, Orap, or erythromycin. Use with caution with antidiabetic agents, anticonvulsants, blood pressure medications, immunosuppressive drugs, protease inhibitors, blood thinners, and vitamin A nutritional supplements. Use with caution if pregnant or if you have heart problems or kidney dysfunction. Do not take if you have sugar intolerance. 

Side effects:
Most serious: liver problems, potentially severe allergic reaction, seizures Other: rash, nausea, headache, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness

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