Prescription Drug Coverage

Fluconazole (Diflucan) Medicare Coverage

You may be able to find Medicare plan options in your area that cover Fluconazole or Diflucan. Learn more about Fluconazole and find Medicare Advantage plans in your area that cover other prescription drugs.
Chemical name: Fluconazole

Brand name: Diflucan

Typical dosage: 150mg

Typical type: Tablet1

Fluconazole is a medication used to treat and prevent fungal infections. Fluconazole is available as a brand name or generic, and it comes as an IV, oral tablet or oral liquid.

Fluconazole is a medication typically used to treat and prevent fungal infections, including vaginal yeast infections. The dose of Fluconazole depends on what you are taking the medication for.

Fluconazole works by preventing new fungal cells from forming, which allows the infection to heal. The brand name equivalent of Fluconazole is called Diflucan.

The most common side effects of Fluconazole include headache, upset stomach, dizziness, diarrhea and changes in taste.

How much does Fluconazole cost with Medicare?

Fluconazole coverage and costs may vary based on the specific plan you have, as well as what coverage stage you're in.

Contact your plan carrier or consult your plan formulary for more cost information.

Does Medicare cover Fluconazole?

According to GoodRx, 100% of Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D plans covered Fluconazole in 2023.1

  • Medicare Advantage plans or Part D plans that cover Fluconazole include copay amounts that can range widely from one plan to another. Plan members may also be responsible for meeting a deductible before the plan’s drug coverage kicks in.

  • Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage are called Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (MA-PD). 89% of 2023 Medicare Advantage plans included prescription drug coverage.2

  • Medicare prescription drugs plans each have their own formulary, or drug list, that details what prescription drugs are covered by the plan and how they are covered.

Drug coverage may vary based on plan availability. You may be able to find Medicare Advantage plan options in your area that cover Fluconazole. We represent carriers such as Humana, UnitedHealthcare®, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna Healthcare, Wellcare, or Kaiser Permanente.

You can also compare Part D prescription drug plans available where you live and enroll in a Medicare prescription drug plan online when you visit

Additional information

It is important to take the entire course of Fluconazole exactly as your doctor instructs you to, even if you feel better. You can take fluconazole with food if it makes your stomach hurt.

This drug can cause dizziness and, in rare cases, seizures. Make sure you know how this medication affects you before participating in activities that require you to be alert.

Talk to your doctor if you experience symptoms of fever, rash or swollen glands. This may be indicative or a more serious condition.


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This article is for informational purposes only. It is not healthcare advice, treatment, or diagnosis. It is not an endorsement of or recommendation for this medication. Speak to your doctor or healthcare provider about your specific healthcare needs, including your prescription medications. Only take medication as directed by your doctor.

Coverage and costs of prescription medications will vary by Medicare plan. Not all plans are available in all areas.


Written by Hayden Gharibyar, Pharm.D.

1 GoodRx. Fluconazole. Retrieved October 2023, from

2 Freed M, et al. (Nov 10, 2022). Medicare Advantage 2023 Spotlight: First Look. Kaiser Family Foundation.