Antifungal activity of ibuprofen alone and in combination with fluconazole against Candida species.

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    Mykoza
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    Here is a study about how taking Ibuprophen along with Diflucan kills fluconazole-resistant Candida strains.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10966233

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    jameskep
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    I’ve seen that study. Too bad ibuprofen has some bad side effects of its own . I have used ibuprofen in the past every now and then to do a good job at inhibiting candida. Candida does seem to develop some long-term resistance with Ibuprofen.

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    Mykoza
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    That’s so unfortunate. Seems like Candida is able to become resistant to almost every commercial drug. I’ve been taking Diflucan + Ibupr. irregularly, but I haven’t noticed any difference from taking Diflucan alone. I am probably resistant to it already anyway because it doesn’t work as it used to…

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