IS A VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION?
yeast infection is a common type of vaginal infection occurring in 3 out
of 4 women during their childbearing years. often referred to as
candidiasis by your doctor. This condition is caused by a type of
yeast, Candida, which is commonly present in healthy women.
In a healthy vagina, there is a balance of several basic "components" that
work together including bacteria, yeast, hormones and glycogen and natural
secretions. Some times conditions allow these yeast grow very
quickly and result in a vaginal infection. A yeast infection can
occur at any age, but most commonly occurs in women of childbearing age
very commonly in those who are taking antibiotics or steroids
or a weakened immune system.
ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF A VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION?
vaginal yeast infection often presents with symptoms of vaginal itching,
irritation, burning during urination or sex and a vaginal discharge
sometimes appearing like clumpy cottage cheese.
QUALIFIES FOR AN ONLINE DIFLUCAN CONSULTATION?
you have previously been diagnosed with a vaginal yeast infections, candidiasis,
and you now have similar symptoms you can "Kiss Your Creams" good-bye and
treat your vaginal yeast infection with ONE 150mg Diflucan dose. Medical
Wellness Center's Online consultation provides you a simple, safe and convenient
way to get a Diflucan prescription called into your local pharmacy within
24 hours. If you are experiencing a fever higher than 100 degrees
F, abdominal or back pain or have a foul-smelling discharge or have
never previously been diagnosed with a vaginal yeast infection, then you
do NOT qualify for an online consultation and need to seek immediate medical
attention from your physician or healthier provider. Although a large
percentage of women know the symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection, about
1 in 5 women when visiting their doctor learn that their condition was
not a yeast infection
IS DIFLUCAN & HOW DOES IT WORK?
is the FIRST & ONLY oral medication approved for the treatment of vaginal
yeast infections due to Candida. Diflucan is the first of a
new subclass of synthetic triazole antifungal agents and it works by selectively
inhibiting a metabolic function is yeast cells. Unlike topical vaginal
creams, Diflucan is an oral tablet taken only once any time of day or night.
DIFLUCAN WORK FOR ME & WHAT ARE THE INDICATIONS?
is the first of its kind ORAL treatment for vaginal yeast infections due
to Candida. If you have ever been diagnosed by a physician
with a vaginal yeast infection and are suffering similar symptoms Diflucan
may work for you. Diflucan, like vaginal creams and topical
medication, only works against vaginal yeast infections due to Candida
and will not work against other forms of vaginal infections that could
mimic the symptoms of a yeast infection. This is why it's important
that you have previously seen a doctor and have been diagnosed with Candida
vaginal yeast infections in the past.
OFTEN DO I HAVE TO TAKE DIFLUCAN & HOW LONG BEFORE I EXPERIENCE RELIEF?
is taken as a one time single dose of a 150-mg Diflucan tablet. It
begins working as soon as you take the dose and continues to work over
the next several days. Within 24 hours you will start to notice relief
of your symptoms, for some women it may take longer than 24 hours for symptom
relief to begin. Clinical studies have shown that approximately 80%
of patients experience clinical cure. If you do not experience an
improvement within 3 - 5 days you need to seek immediate medical
attention from your health-care provider.
DO I TAKE DIFLUCAN?
oral tablet should be taken as soon as you can after experiencing the symptoms
of a vaginal yeast infection to get the fastest possible relief from your
symptoms and the earliest cure. The tablet is taken by mouth and
swallowed and can be taken any time of day, with or without food.
Medical Wellness Center Express Service allows you to pick up your Diflucan
prescription at any local pharmacy of your choice within approximately
IS AT RISK for VAGINAL YEAST INFECTIONS?
incidence of Candida vagina yeast infections occur in women of childbearing
age, but a vaginal yeast infection can occur at any age. Life-style
factors that can increase your risk for vaginal yeast infections:
Wearing tight restrictive clothing or synthetic fabrics. Sitting
around in wet clothes after swimming or exercising. Using feminine hygiene
sprays, perfumes or deodorant soaps. Douching. Wiping from back to
front after a bowel movement. Taking antibiotics.
ARE THE SIDE
EFFECTS OF DIFLUCAN?
most common side effects from single-dose Diflucan include headache (13%),
nausea (7%), and abdominal pain (6%). With oral Diflucan there
is the possibility of increased risk of side effects compared with creams.
In rare instances, serious effects on the liver or serious allergic reactions
were reported. To prevent serious heart-related side effects do not
take Diflucan if you are taking PROPULSID. If you experience severe
diarrhea, vomiting or rash or any effects not listed above contact your
physicians or health-care provider and seek IMMEDIATE medical attention.
WHO SHOULD NOT USE
WHAT ARE THE CONTRAINDICATIONS
is contraindicated if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, taking PROPULSID,
oral hypoglycemic agents, or Dilantin (phenytoin), asthma-medication
(see contraindications on next page for complete list) .
is CONTRAINDICATED in anyone with liver disease or renal disease or impairment
of renal function.
is contraindicated in severely immunocompromised patients or patients with
HIV (AIDS) unless under direct supervision of their physician.
is CONTRAINDICATED in anyone with known hypersensitivity to the product
or any of its components.
inform your doctor before starting therapy.
NO circumstance should anyone under 18, anyone who is pregnant or nursing,
anyone who is HIV positive take Diflucan, unless prescribed
by your own personal, regular physician.