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Diflucan is commonly prescribed to treat various types of fungal infections, including yeast infections and thrush. It is also approved to prevent yeast infections in people undergoing bone marrow transplantations. The medication comes in tablet, liquid suspension, and injectable form. Some of the most commonly reported side effects include nausea, headache, and abdominal pain.
- Diflucan comes in tablet, suspension (oral liquid), and injectable form.
- Unlike most other yeast infection medications, Diflucan is not used vaginally. It works through the bloodstream to treat yeast infections.
- You can take a dose either with or without food and at any time of the day.
- Be sure to shake the oral suspension form well before each dose.
For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.