I recently had a UTI and was treated with Bactrim. While taking the medication, I developed a yeast infection and my doctor called me in a vaginal insert to treat it. My antibiotics will run out on Thursday morning and I was wondering how long I should wait after completing the antibiotics before using the yeast infection medication- I didn't know if the antibiotics needed to be completely out of my system so it wont counteract with the yeast infection treatment. I want to make sure that the yeast infection goes away!
I am sorry. I missed most of the questions in this group. YOu can take the antifungal near the end of your antibiotics. I ask my patients to take it on the last day of the antibiotics. You need to know that the yeast medicine kills the yeast right away, but your body (whhich generates the immune response which causes the itching) will take a few days to notice the yeasts have died, so the ictching may last a few days beyond when you take the antifungal.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.