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Note: You must complete a short online consultation so that our doctor can ensure that the treatment is suitable for you. The above pricing should only be used as a reference. The final decision to issue this treatment lies with the prescribing doctor.
Fluconazole has highly effective antifungal properties allowing it to treat vaginal thrush by killing the actual Candida fungus responsible for the symptoms. It's able to do this by preventing the fungus from producing ergosterol, which is vital in the formation of fungal cell walls. If a fungus can't multiply or maintain its cell walls it dies, resulting in the infection clearing up within a few hours.
Diflucan is mostly recommended as a vaginal thrush treatment for women over the age of 18. However, there may be some instances where the use of it is not advisable. This is why people with liver disorders, heart disease or decreased function of the liver may not be recommended this medicine. People with low blood levels of magnesium, calcium or potassium, pregnant or breastfeeding women or those with allergies to antifungal treatments are also at an increased risk of adverse side effects.
Diflucan comes in a 150mg tablet that is taken orally, with or without food. It can be taken at any point during the day and many women start to notice a change in their condition within 24 hours of taking this dose. Your doctor may recommend a cream treatment such as Gyno-Daktarin as well, but this is mostly in instances where infections have become recurrent or are particularly severe. If you don't notice any change in your condition, you should speak to your doctor before considering an increase to your dosage.
The side effects of this treatment are rarely serious, particularly since the treatment is so short. The most common side effects may include nausea, an upset stomach, headaches, an unpleasant taste in your mouth or dizziness, although these aren't likely to last for very long. However, if they don't go away, become worse or you start noticing the symptoms of an allergic reaction, which may include swelling of the face, tongue or mouth, you should seek emergency medical help.
Diflucan is available to order online at 121doc with the help of our online consultation service. Just ensure that you complete the consultation that forms part of the ordering process. This is free and will allow our doctors to ensure that you are prescribed this medication only if it's safe for you to use. If a prescription is approved, this will be passed to our pharmacy from where your order will be shipped for delivery right to your door. All orders are shipped free of charge and there is also no charge for our online consultation service, meaning that if your order is not approved, you will not be charged.
|Type of treatment|
|Type of treatment||Antifungal|
|Features||Treats localised area|
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|How to take||Apply 2x a day for 7 days|
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Every order starts with an online consultation. We will ask you medical questions to make sure only treatment that is safe and effective is prescribed. We take into account your lifestyle, health and any other medications you’re currently using.
The consultation is completely free, and takes between 5 and 10 minutes of your time.
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As soon as you place the order, one of our doctors will review your consultation. On working days, this usually takes around one hour.
If the doctor has any additional questions, you will receive a phone call and an email. We understand you might be at work or busy. Our customer service representatives are always discreet and can call back at a more convenient time if necessary.
Our emails never contain any personal or medical information, only a link to your private account on our website (where you will find your messages).
Once our pharmacy receives your prescription, you will get a second email with your package tracking code.
All orders include next-day delivery. Alternatively, you can select a delivery date that suits you better.
We also provide a free UPS Access Point service. Pick up your package from one of many collection points across the UK.
With your tracking code, you will know the estimated delivery time. All we need is your signature (or a friend‘s or relative’s).
All parcels are plainly labelled; there is no logo or any indication of its contents. Inside, you will find your treatment as well as a patient leaflet in your chosen language.
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There are no sign-up fees with this service. Plus, you get a 10% discount off all future prescriptions, increasing to 15% after six orders!