In Stock

Prices from £7.99
Review More Prices

Start Order
How to order
  1. Click on the green "Start Order" button.
  2. Fill in our short consultation form.
  3. Choose delivery method and mode of payment.
  4. Our team of expert prescribers will assess whether medication is suitable.
  5. If you get the green light and it is deemed suitable, your order will be processed quickly and efficiently.
Confidential Service

Your privacy is important, Prescription Doctor are committed to keeping your details completely confidential.

This is why we also take steps to conceal your prescription products under two layers of packaging.

Delivery and Packing
Discreet Delivery?

We have a commitment to delivering a discreet service and understand your need for privacy. We ship all orders via a trackable courier using discreet, plain packaging.

Do I Need to Wait in All Day for Delivery?

Once your order is dispatched you will receive a tracking number via sms and email.

Do You Deliver on Weekends?

We deliver medications between Monday and Saturday. You can upgrade to Saturday delivery on Friday.

My Order Hasn’t Arrived What Should I Do?

You should receive a tracking number with your order which you can use this number to track your parcel online. This should give you a clear indication of where your parcel is. If you haven’t received your parcel in the time frame given by our couriers, contact your local depot to find out where it is. You can also contact our support team who will do this for you.

Can I Be Notified by Text?

On checkout you will be asked to leave your mobile number so our courier can text you about the delivery. This is also useful if the courier has problems finding your address. We will not use your mobile number for anything else.

Payment Methods
How Can I Pay for My Order?

You can pay for your order using credit, debit card or via bank transfer.

I Don’t Have a Credit Card, How Can I Pay?

If you don’t have a credit or debit card you can pay via bank transfer. We will give you a unique reference number at checkout along with details of how to make the transfer. Once the money has cleared in our account, we will process your order.

How Do You Keep My Details Safe?

We are a completely secure site and take many measures to ensure your details are kept safe. We understand that you have a right to extreme privacy when purchasing sensitive health medications. All information that you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Payment and refunds?

You can pay for your order using credit, debit card and bank transfer.

Card Payment: Please notify us that you wish to cancel your order. Your refund will show available In 1 - 3 days.

Bank Transfer: A member of our team will contact you requesting for your bank details. These details are only used to transfer the funds back into your account.

About Product
This content has been written and checked for quality and accuracy by
Mohamed Imran Lakhi Content Administrator GPhC: 2060586 Updated on: 26/05/2020 Next review: 26/11/2020

What is Fluconazole?

Fluconazole is an antifungal which is used to treat a number of fungal infections including thrush, jock itch, athletes foot and ringworm.

Fluconazole is available under the brand name Diflucan.

Fungal infections rarely clear up on their own. Leaving a fungal infection untreated can cause recurrent infections or increase the risk of the infection spreading to other parts of the body or other people.

In many cases, infections occur when natural fungi and yeasts overgrow. Other times, they can be contracted from other people with the infection or from surfaces contaminated with fungi or yeast. The latter is a common way in which athletes foot can spread.

Buy Fluconazole Online UK

Going to the doctor or pharmacy to get a prescription for Fluconazole isn't always ideal. With Prescription Doctor's convenient online service, you can buy Fluconazole online from a UK registered pharmacy and have it delivered to your door the next day.

All you need to do is fill in our online medical form, and our doctor will determine whether Fluconazole is suitable for you.

If our doctor approves your order before 3pm on a weekday, one of our qualified pharmacists will dispense and dispatch your Fluconazole to you via a next-day discreet delivery.

Is athlete's foot contagious?

Yes, Athlete's foot is contagious and can be passed on through the surfaces of communal changing rooms or by sharing towels, socks or shoes with infected individuals.

Fungal infections, such as thrush, jock itch and athletes foot can spread from one part of the body to another. With the right conditions, athletes foot can be spread to the nails, resulting in a fungal nail infection.

Therefore, it is imperative to seek treatment for fungal infections.

Fluconazole is one particular treatment which is available as a capsule or an oral suspension.

You can buy Fluconazole capsules from our online pharmacy.

How does Fluconazole work?

Fluconazole acts directly upon the fungal cells to kill them.

Fungi and yeasts require ergosterol to survive, which they produce themselves. Fluconazole inhibits the organisms' ability to produce ergosterol. As a result, the membrane of the fungal cells weaken and break apart. The contents of the cell spills out and the cell dies.

Can Fluconazole prevent fungal infections from recurring?

Yes, Fluconazole can be used to prevent fungal infections from occurring. If you regularly experience bouts of fungal infections, speak to your doctor about using Fluconazole to prevent further fungal infections.

How do I take Fluconazole?

Fluconazole is available as 150mg capsules.

The amount and frequency you take Fluconazole will depend on the type and severity of your condition.

For instance, a vaginal thrush infection may only require a single 150 mg dose of Fluconazole. Other conditions may require taking one capsule daily for up to eight weeks.

Our Pharmacist can review and suggest a suitable treatment plan.

Always follow the instruction given by your doctor on how to take Fluconazole.

Fluconazole side effects and cautions

All medicines carry the risk of side effects, though not everybody gets them. Being vigilant of potential side effects is important to your care. We strongly encourage you to read the patient information leaflet which comes enclosed with your medicine before taking your first dose.

Common side effects (affect up to 1 in 10 people):

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Increases in blood tests of liver function
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Stomach ache
  • Vomiting

Uncommon side effects (affect up to 1 in 100 people):

  • Anaemia
  • Change in sense of taste
  • Constipation
  • Decrease of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fever
  • Fits
  • Flatulence
  • General feeling of malaise
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle cramps
  • Muscle weakness
  • Muscular pain
  • Pins and needles sensation
  • Spinning sensation
  • Sweating
  • Tingling
  • Tiredness

Rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 1000 people):

  • Change in heart rhythm
  • Decrease in white blood cells
  • Hair loss
  • Increase in blood levels of cholesterol and fats
  • Red or purple discolouration to the skin
  • Shaking
  • Unexplained bruising or bleeding

If you experience any side effects of Fluconazole, whether they are listed above or in the patient information leaflet, inform your doctor or speak to a pharmacist.

You can find your nearest pharmacy by using the NHS' Find A Pharmacy service.

Does Fluconazole interact with other medications?

Before taking Fluconazole, inform our prescriber of all the other medicine you take, including those prescribed to you, bought over the counter or health supplements. This will help the doctor determine the treatment is suitable for you.

Fluconazole may interact with some medications. Moreover, some herbal supplements, such as St John's Wort, may interact with Fluconazole.

Further information about drug interactions can be found in leaflet enclosed with your Fluconazole.

Do not take Fluconazole if you are taking:

  • Astemizole
  • Cisapride
  • Ergotamine
  • Methysergide
  • Pimozide
  • Quinidine
  • Terfenadine


Do not take Fluconazole if you are allergic to fluconazole or any of the other active ingredients listed in the leaflet.

If you experience an allergic reaction after taking Fluconazole, contact your doctor and go straight to your nearest accident and emergency department. Take the medicine with you so doctors know what you have taken.

Signs of an allergic reaction:

  • Chest tightening
  • Dry, red and cracked skin
  • Itchy, red watery eyes
  • Raised, itchy, red rash (hives)
  • Swelling of the lips, tongue, eyes or face
  • Tummy pain, nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea
  • Wheezing

Can I take Fluconazole while pregnant or breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult your doctor before taking Fluconazole.

Your doctor will be able to determine the safety of this medicine for you and your condition.

Other safety information

Always follow the instructions given to you by the Doctor or Pharmacist.

Do not stop taking Fluconazole unless instructed to do so, even if the symptoms clear up or you begin to feel better. Ceasing treatment with Fluconazole too early can increase the risk of the infection coming back.

Always speak to your doctor before you buy Fluconazole online from Prescription Doctor.

Please inform our doctor of all medications you are currently taking, including those prescribed by your GP, bought over the counter from pharmacies, as well as health and herbal supplements.

Do not take Fluconazole past the expiry date printed on the packaging. The date refers to the last day of the specified month.

Never throw away medicine via household or water waste. Take any unwanted or expired medication to your local pharmacy and ask them to dispose of them safely on your behalf.

Always keep medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets.

Never share your medicine with anyone else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms as you.

Frequently asked questions

What should I do if I forget to take Fluconazole when I should?

If you forget to take Fluconazole when you should, take it as soon as you remember. If it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue taking Fluconazole as your doctor has instructed

Do not take more Fluconazole to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I take more Fluconazole than I should?

If you or someone else takes more Fluconazole than they should, go straight to your nearest accident and emergency department. Take the packaging and remaining medicine with you so that doctors know how much of the medicine was taken.

Will Fluconazole affect my ability to drive or operate machinery?

Fluconazole is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machine.

If you experience dizziness or drowsiness while taking Fluconazole, you should avoid such activities until you feel safe to do so.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Fluconazole?

Alcohol consumption is unlikely to impact the effectiveness of the drug.

However, it is best to avoid or limit alcohol consumption while taking Fluconazole. Alcohol consumption can increase the risk of experiencing side effects or make already present side effects worse

Moreover, the sugar and yeast in alcohol beverages may promote the fungal infection to grow, making it difficult to treat.

Will Fluconazole affect my contraceptive pill?

It is unlikely that fluconazole will impact the effectiveness of your oral contraceptive pill.

If you experience vomiting or diarrhoea after taking Fluconazole, follow the appropriate guidance listed in the leaflet for your oral contraceptive pills.

How long does Fluconazole take to work?

How long Fluconazole will take to work will depend on the locality and severity of the condition. For oral thrush, vaginal thrush and balanitis, your symptoms should improve after taking Fluconazole for 7 days. Other conditions, such as ringworm, may take longer.

Your doctor will prescribe Fluconazole for as long as necessary to rid your fungal infection.

Table of contents

What is Fluconazole?

How does Fluconazole work?

How do I take Fluconazole?

Fluconazole side effects and cautions

Frequently asked questions

Additional resources

Why do I keep getting thrush?

Treatment information

  • Product Name: Fluconazole
  • Active Ingredient(s): Fluconazole
  • Administration: Oral
  • Presentation: Capsules
  • Available Strength: 150 mg
  • Exemption: Pharmacy
  • Application: Men and women over 18
  • Dosage: Take one capsule daily/weekly
  • Description: Fluconazole is an antifungal medicine which treats a range of fungal infections
  • Drug Class: Antifungal
  • Alcohol Consumption: Avoid or limit alcohol consumption
  • When Pregnant: Tell your prescriber if you are pregnant or intend on becoming pregnant.
  • When Breastfeeding: Tell your prescriber if you are breastfeeding.
Click here to view the Fluconazole - Patient Information Leaflet

Thrush Alternatives


  • Directly kills fungus
  • Easily applied to site of infection
  • Short course of treatment
View Treatment