Medically Reviewed by Dr. Harshi Dhingra, M.D.
Last Reviewed: Aug 01, 2022
How long does it take for fluconazole to work?
If you have a mild, uncomplicated fungal infection of the vagina, a single dose of fluconazole can provide symptom relief within 1-3 days.
Is one fluconazole pill enough?
One fluconazole pill is usually enough to treat uncomplicated vaginal infections caused by Candida. However, other types of fungal infections may require treatment with fluconazole for several days, weeks, or months.
How do I know a yeast infection is getting better on fluconazole?
You will notice a decrease in symptoms of yeast infections such as itching, discomfort, rash, swelling, and redness after taking fluconazole. If your symptoms of vaginal fungal infection do not improve after 3 days, talk to your doctor.
Does fluconazole treat chlamydia and gonorrhea?
No, fluconazole will not treat chlamydia and gonorrhea. Fluconazole is an antifungal medicine used to treat infections caused by fungi like Candida. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are bacterial infections.
Is fluconazole available without a prescription?
No, fluconazole (Diflucan) is available by prescription only in the US. However, you may be able to get some other antifungal medicine over the counter, such as miconazole (Monistat).
What is the price of fluconazole without insurance?
Without insurance, fluconazole can be as high as $35.00, but with a free BuzzRx prescription discount coupon, you could pay as low as $7.53 for the most common version of this medication. Use the BuzzRx drug price look-up tool to find the lowest discounted price, and be sure to enter the correct dosage, form, and quantity for the most accurate pricing. While generics tend to have the best savings, you can use your BuzzRx card and coupons to purchase brand-name versions of fluconazole like Diflucan. It never hurts to ask your pharmacist to try BuzzRx when filling or refilling any of your prescriptions—whether you have insurance or not.
What is the price of fluconazole with insurance?
Ask your pharmacist or insurance provider for your copay price on fluconazole—copay amounts vary depending on the type of insurance plan you have and if there is a deductible to reach before prescription drug coverage begins.
You could save up to 80% on your prescription medication with a free BuzzRx discount coupon for fluconazole. When using the BuzzRx lookup tool to find the price of your medication, be sure to enter the correct dosage, form, and quantity to receive the most accurate discounted pricing. It never hurts to ask your pharmacist to try BuzzRx when filling or refilling any of your prescriptions—whether you have insurance or not.