Diflucan functions by preventing the development of fungus so as to arrest the infection
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Diflucan is one of the drugs that are commonly applied in treating fungus-based infections. The drug is primarily used to treat yeast infection and toe nail fungus.
Diflucan functions by preventing the development of fungus so as to arrest the infection. It does this by enhancing the permeability of cellular membranes, which then results in the leakage of the substances that encourage the growth of fungus.
One of the conditions that Diflucan helps in treating is vaginal candidiasis. This condition, which is popularly referred to as yeast infection, is quite an irritating and painful condition for women. In milder cases, the problem results in discomfort, where the sufferer feels like scratching herself frequently. If the case is more severe, the patient will get intense pain that results in walking difficulty.
Such complications result when there is an overgrowth of fungi in the body, which then cause disease. Diflucan helps to check this uncontrolled growth and thereby eliminate the problem. The drug can either be administered locally or swallowed depending on the extent of the problem. There is one problem, however.
In the process of getting rid of dangerous fungi, Diflucan will clear the body of all other bacteria, including those that the body uses to protect itself against some medical conditions. This will thereby leave the body more susceptible to infections.
There are some side effects that you should watch out for when you are using Diflucan. These side effects include dizziness, tiredness, and poor concentration. It can as well cause some allergic reactions.
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