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Review: Diflucan and Valtrex





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Diflucan and Valtrex together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Diflucan and Valtrex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,504 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Diflucan has active ingredients of fluconazole. It is often used in vaginal yeast infection. (latest outcomes from Diflucan 17,697 users)

Valtrex has active ingredients of valacyclovir hydrochloride. It is often used in genital herpes. (latest outcomes from Valtrex 16,438 users)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 1,504 people who take Diflucan, Valtrex are studied

Diflucan, Valtrex outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Diflucan (fluconazole)
- Valtrex (valacyclovir hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Diflucan is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Valtrex is effective50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(4 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PneumoniaSepsisGraft Versus Host DiseaseDrowsinessBreath OdourHiatus HerniaWeight DecreasedPain
Renal Failure AcutePyrexiaPyrexiaGamblingHepatic FailureVitamin D DecreasedPyrexia
Febrile NeutropeniaThrombocytopeniaBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedLiver Function Test AbnormalVomitingMusculoskeletal DiscomfortNausea
PyrexiaFebrile NeutropeniaGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedSuicide AttemptWeight DecreasedDepressionAnxiety
SepsisVomitingDepressionPalpitationsHerpes SimplexInsomniaVomiting
NeutropeniaCytomegalovirus Test PositiveAcute Graft Versus Host DiseaseAnxietyGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseSuicide AttemptDiarrhoea
AnaemiaViral Haemorrhagic CystitisCholelithiasisBiliary DyskinesiaGastritisNightmarePneumonia
ThrombocytopeniaInterstitial Lung DiseaseDrug IneffectiveGallbladder Non-functioningDrowsinessHallucination, AuditoryAnaemia
PancytopeniaBlood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedCerebral ToxoplasmosisPainGerdHerpes ZosterFatigue
RashWhite Blood Cell Count DecreasedAnxietyCholecystitis ChronicDehydrationGastric DisorderFebrile Neutropenia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Diflucan is effective44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
Valtrex is effective66.67%
(6 of 9 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPyrexia
AnxietyAnaemia
NauseaPneumonia
PyrexiaFatigue
VomitingFebrile Neutropenia
PneumoniaVomiting
DiarrhoeaNausea
Febrile NeutropeniaPain
AnaemiaPancytopenia
Osteonecrosis Of JawDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diflucan is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Valtrex is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
DizzinessVomitingFebrile NeutropeniaChest PainFatiguePainPyrexiaPneumonia
FatigueDiarrhoeaBlood Bilirubin IncreasedNauseaAnaemiaPyrexiaPainPyrexia
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusMental Status ChangesPlatelet Count DecreasedDiarrhoeaDehydrationAnxietyAnxietyFebrile Neutropenia
Chest PainHypoxiaHaemoglobin DecreasedNeck PainDyspnoeaNauseaBack PainNausea
Cerumen ImpactionEpistaxisBlood Creatinine IncreasedAstheniaMulti-organ FailureOsteonecrosis Of JawVomitingDiarrhoea
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedSinusitis FungalRenal Failure AcuteCholecystitisGastrointestinal HaemorrhageGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationNeutropeniaAsthenia
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedTachycardiaAnxietyAbdominal Pain UpperNeutropeniaAnaemiaAnaemiaThrombocytopenia
Bundle Branch Block RightDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationPyrexiaPainProctalgiaVomitingOsteoarthritisVomiting
Back PainFebrile NeutropeniaDiarrhoeaDyspnoeaHyperglycaemiaHypertensionNauseaFatigue
AcidosisPneumoniaSepsisOedema PeripheralHeadacheFebrile NeutropeniaHypokalaemia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.

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