I have a health conditions call PCOS. I don't usually get my menstrual period. I was given fluconazole from my doctor yesterday after finding out I have a yeast infection. An hour after taking the medication I started to have pain of starting my period. It's been 24 hours since I've taken the pill and I'm still in pain. But I have not started bleeding. Can someone please help answer my question.
I have PCOS too. No, fluconazole does not induce menstruation. Stomach pains are listed as a side effect of the drug on the drug website and medicine insert. It indicates if you have this side effect, you should notify your doctor. If you did start your period, it could have been just a coincidence. Most of us with PCOS know that it is going to come if and when it wants to, if at all, but we don't know for sure when. You probably had a reaction to the medicine. If you still have the symptoms, I would contact my doc asap.
23 Dec 2017
I was getting treated for a yeast infection and took the pill this pasy monday them the other on Thursday and my pd started on Monday. Is that normal? My menstrual cycle was predicted for next week
29 Jun 2018
I took the pill Tuesday and started my period today which is really weird because my period is 3 week early and that has never happened before can someone come explain this
27 Nov 2019
I took this med for 21 days. I then started my period a week early and it lasted 12 days. I’m now having other stomach issues. I’m not sure if related or not.
16 Jun 2020
It did to me! Twice . Strange
22 Feb 2021
I started this medication yesterday morning, and got my period last night - heavy right from the start. I am over weight and usually get a period every 3 months (and last month I had it). Went searching for answers and found this forum. Coincidence? I am not thinking so.