Diflucan vs Monistat

Diflucan
(Rx)
Monistat
(Rx)
Diflucan is a fungal medication.
Monistat is a vaginal product and a skin medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Yeast Infection
1.7
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Yeast Infection
2.6
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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January 29, 1990
June 30, 1999
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
52,993 Discussions
43,438 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Thrush
#3 for Candida
#4 for Itching
#5 for Rash
#6 for UTI
Diflucan is prescribed for Yeast Infection, Thrush and Candida and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Itching, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Rash
#3 for Thrush
Monistat is approved for Yeast Infection and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dif
Tiredness
7
Nausea
4
Headaches
3
Anxiety
2
Bloating
2
Weight Gain
2
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
2
Stomach Pain
2
Dizziness
2
Mon
Spotting
4
Bleeding
4
Cramping
3
Nausea
1
Depression
1
Vaginal Discharge
1
Migraines
1
Ear Infection
1
Vulvodynia
1
Weight Gain
1
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Diflucan
Dif
Monistat
Mon
Tiredness
Dif
Mon
7
0
Nausea
Dif
Mon
4
1
Headaches
Dif
Mon
3
0
Anxiety
Dif
Mon
2
0
Bloating
Dif
Mon
2
0
Weight Gain
Dif
Mon
2
1
Weakness
Dif
Mon
2
0
Weight Loss
Dif
Mon
2
0
Stomach Pain
Dif
Mon
2
0
Dizziness
Dif
Mon
2
0
Spotting
Mon
Dif
4
0
Bleeding
Mon
Dif
4
0
Cramping
Mon
Dif
3
0
Nausea
Mon
Dif
1
4
Depression
Mon
Dif
1
0
Vaginal Discharge
Mon
Dif
1
0
Migraines
Mon
Dif
1
0
Ear Infection
Mon
Dif
1
0
Vulvodynia
Mon
Dif
1
0
Weight Gain
Mon
Dif
1
2
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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D Category D
Before taking Diflucan during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Monistat during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Diflucan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Monistat and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Suspension: 10 mg/mL, 40 mg/mL
: 2 % (100 mg)- 2 % (9 gram), 4 % (200 mg)- 2 % (9 gram)
Cream: 2%, 200 mg/5 gram (4 %)
Kit: 200 mg- 2 % (9 gram), 100 mg-2%
Suppository: 100 mg, 200 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fluconazole , Fluconazole In Saline Iso-Osmotic
Miconazole, Miconazole Nitrate/Skin Cleanser Comb No.17
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Diflucan and Monistat: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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