How long does it take for the fluconazole to kick in?

I have a yeast infection, and went to the doctor today and she prescribed me Fluconazole. I took the first dosage today at 4:00 PM. My mom told me the stuff usually kicks in within hours, but it's 12:11AM (8 hours since the dose) now and I'm starting to feel itchy again. It's not a horrible itch like... show more I have a yeast infection, and went to the doctor today and she prescribed me Fluconazole. I took the first dosage today at 4:00 PM. My mom told me the stuff usually kicks in within hours, but it's 12:11AM (8 hours since the dose) now and I'm starting to feel itchy again. It's not a horrible itch like the first few days of the yeast infection, but it does tingle. Does it take a full 24 hours? Was my mom exaggerating. The doctor told me to take the next pill in 3 days.
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