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Antifungal Overview

An antifungal medication, also known as an antimycotic medication, is a pharmaceutical fungicide or fungistatic used to treat and prevent mycosis such as athlete's foot, ringworm, candidiasis (thrush), serious systemic infections such as cryptococcal meningitis, and others. Such drugs are usually obtained by a doctor's prescription, but a few are available over the counter (OTC). The evolution of antifungal resistance is a growing threat to health globally.

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Can i use persivate for athletes foot?

Can I use Pesivate Ointment for athletes foot ? ## Hello, Mike! How are you? No, this will not treat the fungus that causes athlete's foot. This is a steroid cream that is used to treat allergic reactions and immune disorders. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including skin dryness, redness, itching, rash and irritation. There is also a chance that it may worsen your current issue. You should consult your medical practitioner to discover what would be safest for you to use. ## Yes you can. It helped me with the itchiness. ## Persivate ointment is a steroid that is typically used for allergic type skin rashes such as eczema and dermatitis. It can also be prescribed for some inflammatory skin conditions. So while it may help with symptoms such as itching, it will not...

Expired Canex V

Hi. Can you please tell me what the symptoms of using expired Canex V are? ## In this case, since it is an antifungal cream that's commonly used treat yeast infections, the worst side effects would like be a funny odor and skin irritation, according to the NIH. It doesn't become dangerous, nor will it necessarily cause any harm, except for possibly a rare infection, if it is too old and has gone bad. ## Canex has expired 6 months ago can I still use it ## Hi please help me. I bought it in 2021 and used it twice that year. So it's been 2 or 3 years. Can I still use it or should I buy a new one? It doesn't even have and expiration date listed. ## I bought mine in 2020. I still use it and it works perfectly well... I don't know if that's a good thing? ## I bought it...

clotrimazole/betameth cream

## Clotrimazole with Betamethasone combines an antifungal with a steroid class medication, it's used topically to treat skin fungal infections. Side effects to topical use may include skin irritation, rash, redness and burning. Learn more Clotrimazole details here and you can learn more Betamethasone details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## What about ringworm on the skin? Can it help with that?

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Canex V Cream

What's the common cause for using canex v cream? ## Hi Jerome, From what I could gather, Canex V cream is a topical anti-fungal agent that is most commonly used to treat the symptoms associated with fungal/yeast infections of the skin/vagina. Unfortunately, I was unable to locate any other specific details on the drug itself; but I hope this bit of info helps! ## Can i use canex v cream after unprotected intercourse? ## Can I use canex v while im taking the doxycycline pills? ## hy I've used canex v last night n wen I go to the toilet i found a little bit of it on my underwear n toilet paper. so m asking myself if I've used it ok or not? ## My vigilant is very inch and come out a creamy discharge ## I just found out that my husband is taking Canex V. Why would he use it? Whe...

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how does Klion D work and how effective is it

I have an itch that is associated with burning and i even think my vaginal is inflamed. I have used 3 Klion D inserts in a 2 day period and i am not feeling any different. I want to know if it normally takes this long to start working or if i should go back to my doctor? ## Klion-D contains Miconazole and Metronidazole, it is used to treat vaginal fungal infections, such as yeast infections. It can take several days to start working. However, if you really don't feel it's helping, then you should contact your doctor. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Try klion d 100 over four time don't resurt of it on my fifft one ## Shoul i have any discharge when using the klion-d 100 vaginal tablets? ## What is klion d 100 use to treat ## If a male and female are being intima...

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Expired Clotrimazole

Have a tube of Clotrimazole Beta. Dipro. cream, 1%. Don't know how long I've had it and can't interpret date code on end of tube. It is 669K 00T12 -- please tell me what the expiration date is. ## Look at the metal end of the tube and you will see the expiration date. You may need a magnifier. It is etched. ## Bob, can you see the manufacturer name on there anywhere? If so let me know, maybe it would be possible to contact them with that lot # and they could know the date based on that? And Jasmine's suggestion is probably right too, any luck with that? Interested to know either way. ## I posted the "Exp. date" etched on the end of the tube. But it's not a date! My question is, what does it translate into, datewise? Guess I'll have to query the mfr. ## Mf...

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what is betametasona clotrimazol gentamicina used for

Betametasona/clotrimaol/Gentamicina. Will it work on dark spots on your face? ## This is a combination steroid, antibiotic and antifungal cream. And no, you shouldn't use it on your face, unless your doctor has specifically instructed you to do so, because there are some conditions that it may worsen. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## This is not a steroid cream... this cream is a generic to QUADRIDERM....which is another creme for infections and other diseases that US meds cant cure. We have been using this cream in our family for about 35 years. Quadriderm! ## Hey AL - just to let you know the betamethasone in the cream is a steroid. mixed with the other ingredients it is used to treat infection and reduce redness and inflammation. ## I had a very bad case of rosacea.w...

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is canex t good for my face?

Hi. I have pimples on my face and my doctor recommended Canex T, but from the posts I read here the cream is for vaginal infections. If I continue using it on my face will it help? ## Canex-T is listed as containing the active ingredient Clotrimazole, which is an antifungal medication, it can be used topically to treat fungal infections on any area of the skin, or vaginally. Learn more Clotrimazole details here. That said, no it's not going to help with acne. Are you sure that's what the doctor recommended? ## i have been using canex t together with adco betamethosine cream on my face as a lotion and makes my face beautiful and smooth... now i have developed what doctors say is a stubborn fungi on my legs and it's not going anywhere... who can help me ## Can Canex-T remove s...

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Gelmicin Drug Information

Active Ingredients: -Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.05% -Clotrimazole 1% -Gentamicin Sulfate 0.1% Dosage Form: Tube Ointment Manufacturer: Collins Productos Farmaceuticos Availability: Mexico ## is it ok to use on burns ## This medication is unavailable in the U.S. and I am sorry to say that other countries do not regulate their prescription drugs as strictly as the FDA does. That said, finding information on them is very difficult, since there are no databases which list them all, like there are for U.S. prescription drugs. The only thing I can suggest is that you try asking your doctor or pharmacist for more information. ## One product we found is called Gelmicin, a topical antibiotic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal. These products are normally sold separately in the US, whether for i...

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Terbinafine for fungal infections

I have yeast on my foot, blisters, pus, skin peeling, and a foul oder. Will this medication help me? ## Hello, Niesha! How are you? Yes, Terbinafine is an antifungal medication. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, indigestion, headaches and vertigo. However, you should only take it, if your doctor has confirmed that you have a yeast infection and that is the appropriate medication for you. There are other problems that could also cause these types of symptoms and this isn't the appropriate medication for all and could even worsen some. ## My. Dr has put me on a script for Terbinafine for treating fungal disease in toenails. I read online that it has side effects. I am 69 years old and my COPD was cured from hcv. 6 yrs ago on Epclusa, though I still get nausea a...

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Antifungal Medications (132 results)