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Can fluconazole cure chronic candidiasis and for how long should it be taken

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Hello sally,

Fluconazole is 80% assured to help cure candidiasis.

These are the usual doses for adults:

  • oral (mouth) thrush – 50mg a day, taken for 7 to 14 days
  • vaginal thrush or balanitis – 150mg, taken as a single dose
  • vaginal thrush that keeps coming back – 150mg, taken once every 72 hours for the first 3 doses, then take 150mg once a week for 6 months
  • candida infections (in your blood or elsewhere in your body) – 200mg to 800mg a day for several weeks
  • cryptococcal meningitis – 200mg to 800mg a day for several weeks
  • to stop cryptococcal meningitis coming back – 200mg a day, taken long term
  • to prevent fungal infections if you have a weakened immune system (a low white blood cell count) – 50mg to 400mg a day, until your white blood cell count improves
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