Review: Diflucan and Valtrex drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Diflucan and Valtrex. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,473 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Diflucan (latest outcomes from 17,463 users) has active ingredients of fluconazole. It is often used in vaginal yeast infection.
Valtrex (latest outcomes from 16,400 users) has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 1,473 people who reported to have interactions when taking Diflucan, Valtrex are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Diflucan (fluconazole)
- Valtrex (valacyclovir hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Diflucan, Valtrex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||193|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||160|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||155|
|Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)||152|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Diflucan, Valtrex:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Gastric Disorder (disease of stomach)||1|
|Herpes Simplex (herpes simplex is a common viral infection)||1|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||1|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Diflucan (fluconazole) is often used to treat vaginal yeast infection. Valtrex (valacyclovir hydrochloride) is often used to treat genital herpes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Diflucan is used in:
- Valtrex is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Diflucan alternatives:
- Valtrex alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year ago):
From this study (1 year ago):
I take the diflucan, valtrex, and depoProvera intermittently, as needed. The others I take daily.
I discontinued Welbutrin 6 months ago, and I discontinued
by counting out the grains and decreasing over a one year period
Cymbalta 4 weeks ago and panic attacks began
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Greg: How were you treated and what were the results of treatment for fluconazole rash reaction.
Broke out in general rash which became worse over time, even though I discontinued use of fluconazole. No underlying conditions or other drugs.
- By Hopeful: Severe leg pain with waling or movement also weakness is this related to tendon damage from valacyclovir?
Also taking oral transmucosal Fentanyl Citrate for intrapped femerol nerve from pelvic bone lesions. Many allergies to medications
- By Nita: Is 800mg of fluconazole @ day for valey fever extreme? could it cause hair loss?
Have been taking fluconazole (800mg) for 4 months. My hair is falling out. Could the fluconazole be the cause? My infectious Dr. doesn't seem to want to commit to saying it is the cause.
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- By Mhedgco: Plavix and miscarriage
I have had two miscarriages in the past two years. Both were at 5 weeks 3 days gestation. My doctors think it was my age and not the result of any of my drug regimen.
Recent related drug studies:
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- A study of drug interactions between Bactrim, Diflucan, Amlodipine Besylate, Spironolactone, Benicar Hct, Detrol La, Cytomel, Valacyclovir for a patient with Enterococcal Sepsis, Candidiasis, High Blood Pressure, Urge Incontinence, Hypothyroidism, Oral Herpes. The patient has Panic Attack (Panic disorder), Muscular Weakness (Weakness)
- A study of drug interactions between Valium, Valtrex, Diflucan, Lortab, Soma, Singulair, Zyrtec for a patient with Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, Shingles, Yeast Infection - Vagina, Pain Management, Muscle Spasms, Allergies, Allergic Respiratory Disease. The patient has Vomiting (Nausea and vomiting), Diarrhea, Nausea
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