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Fluconazole for Fungal Infections User Reviews

Brand names: Diflucan

Fluconazole has an average rating of 4.7 out of 10 from a total of 11 reviews for the off-label treatment of Fungal Infections. 27% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 55% reported a negative experience.

Fluconazole rating summary

4.7/10 average rating

11 ratings from 11 user reviews.

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Reviews for Fluconazole

  • Trizzy
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • April 1, 2023

"I take 400 mg a day for a rare Candida infection in my prosthetic knee. I'm 2 months into a 6-month treatment. I only have had two side effects, but both have been severe. 1. I’m extremely fatigued. Not necessarily sleepy, but no physical energy. It takes everything in me just to get up and walk to the kitchen. 2. Severe skin irritation. The skin on my entire body has been exfoliating much more than normal. It’s like the skin cell turnover process got turned up. Also, the worst chapped lips of my life. I feel like it’s clearing the fungal infection in my knee, but these side effects suck."

5 / 10
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  • LTD
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • June 24, 2023

"Took fluconazole 150 mg orally 1st dosage, then the second 72 hours later as prescribed. I feel weak, sweating, terrible brain fog, confused, and anxious. Side effects got more intense after the 2nd dosage. I read the drug stays for six days. That's a lot of suffering; never again."

2 / 10
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  • winte...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • September 29, 2022

"Avoid this medicine. I was so naive. I wanted to try a ''real'' treatment for my fungal issues and ended up with the most depressed dysphoric ''life is hell'' state I have ever felt in 20 years. Followed with a severe cold + intense coughs + pains + severe chills + headaches + chest soreness + fever + odd taste in mouth. I thought I might even die because it was really starting to hurt a lot during coughing. Day 6 I'm getting a bit better but still pretty brutal mood. I hope there is no long term damage from this disgusting pharma drug. I took 50mg twice. Day 1 not too bad. Day 2 all went downhill."

1 / 10
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  • Dave
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • August 16, 2018

"Yes ... men get yeast infections too , from their partner who also had one while being intimate . So I get one and my partner got 2 of the pills and within 2 hrs I saw a difference it's been 2 days and it's just about fully gone . I didn't experience any side effects from the pill , I took it without food . It says is an easy pill to take "

10 / 10
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  • Marleyt
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • April 16, 2020

"Great! Finally 0 side effects and seems to be getting the job done after suffering armpit fungal infection for 5 months with other treatments but working and making it worse from bad reactions! I took for 2 weeks along with a non steroid topical and combined everything is looking good! Very satisfied!"

10 / 10
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  • maliah
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • October 15, 2019

"Took the one dose pill. I have taken this pill 3 times. Once I took it after antibiotics used to treat my UTI gave me a bad yeast infection and it seemed to work eventually. The last two times I tried taking this it did not work. I currently have a yeast infection that is pretty bad and causing itchy blisters all over my body. It's getting worse because my period is coming. I am prone to getting UTI's and I wonder if my persistent antibiotic usage is the reason why I get frequent yeast infections."

1 / 10
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  • Loren
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • July 22, 2019

"Single dose tablet. Got rid of my yeast infection. Quite nasty side effects, but over in a day for me. Side note: it is possible that vulvar irritation is not the result of a yeast infection - even tight leggings can cause the same discomfort for me as thrush, and it feels *exactly* the same as a yeast infection! Please get a diagnosis from a doctor before self medicating, I didn’t and suffered for weeks before solving the problem!!"

10 / 10
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  • Sugar...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • August 27, 2019

"Wow. I landed in the ER with the sorest of sore throats. I have a systemic yeast infection. I'm taking fluconazole 100mg for a month this medication is no joke! It makes me insanely dizzy, my legs feel as if they will fail. No appetite whatsoever. Brain fog, confusion I'm going to have to bite the bullet until I'm finished in 2 weeks. The only plus side of the coin is that it is clearing up the Thrush."

6 / 10
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  • Sbrewer
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • March 12, 2023

"I was prescribed 150 mg weekly for 4 weeks for Sebbhorric Dermatitis. I took the second dose 2 days ago and was sweating a lot. Especially my palms of hands, armpits, soles of feet, and back. Very uncomfortable, and probably will not complete the last two doses. I also use a cream for my seb derm so not sure if the cream or this med that has helped with clearing it but I'll take my chances with the cream."

2 / 10
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  • Soggy...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • May 26, 2023

"My doctor prescribed this for Small intestinal fungal overgrowth (SIFO). 200 mg on day 1 and then 100 mg for 13 days. Days 3 and 4 were hell and so I halved the dose to 50mg. Today is only day 5, I haven’t even taken it today and I feel like total garbage. I’m dizzy, and sleepy like I was given an Ambien and was aching all over. Today the aching is better but I can’t keep my eyes open and also can’t sleep. This is hell. I don’t think I can continue with it."

3 / 10
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  • shona
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • March 3, 2023

"Took this for thrush, single dose, will never take again! While the thrush is gone I've now had 3 days of extreme diarrhoea and nausea plus 2 nights of chills and counting...."

2 / 10
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