Antifungal

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Antifungal, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


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 OTC (over-the-counter). Contents 1 Types 2 Classes 2.1 Polyenes 2.2 Azoles 2.2.1 Imidazoles 2.2.2 Triazoles 2.2.3 Thiazoles 2.3 Ally...

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LDN and yeast/fungus

I take LDN for CFS and it’s been amazing. I also have athletes foot for the first time in my life and it won’t go away. I have been using lamisil for a month. My doctor had me take the yeast infection pill once, then again a week later. I haven’t taken the 2nd pill yet, but it hasn’t improved and I remember when I started LDN some people reported chronic yeast infections. Does anyone have any info or experience with this? I don’t want to give up the LDN for a week or two but I will if it’ll help me fix my foot. It hurts to walk now. ## Hi, I’m Beth, 66 years old and have dealt with Dr.’s and pharmaceuticals for years! When I was eight years old I ended up hospitalized for a year and they diagnosed me with Epstein bar and, yellow jaundice, ...

Updated in Lamisil
gelmicin cream for eczema

I just got a tube of Gelmincin. My grandson had a severe case of eczema, red itchy on back of leg arms and back ...just want to know if anyone had used it for their eczema and get some feedback on the usage. ## Hello, Faith13! How are you and your grandson? I'd suggest not using it on him, without doctor's approval. Using the wrong thing may actually make it worse. Gelmicin contains a topical steroid, an antibiotic and antifungal medication. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including skin irritation, redness, dryness and itching. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you for your reply. We are currently using Aquaphor and Tropical oil Fluocinolone Acetonide prescribed by his dermatologist but we haven't seen a change. Still breaking out, very irr...

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Gelmicin For Nail Fungus! Help To heal?

Will Gelmicin help to eliminate toenail fungus? I bought it in Mexico and want to try it on my toe nails to kill the fungus. Any ideas? ## It's worth a try, I used it a couple of times but wasn't consisting on it, I used to use fungi pen and and would make my nails "look clear" I used it for 5 months every day but in the end it didn't work. So $10 a tube for gelmicin its worth giving it a shot, just maybe use up one tube apply twice a day since it rubs off if you wear socks and see if there's any results, I'll be doing that. ## Have you guys ever looked into trying Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca) as a natural remedy for nail fungus? My research suggests that it's as effective as topical Clotrimazole in the treatment of nail fungus. Although I personally haven...

Updated in Clotrimazole
Betametasona Clotrimazol Gentamicina

cream in a tube - sold in mexico as gelmicin ## What is Garasone Oftalmico (Betamasona, Gentamacina) used for? ## most commonly provided in topical form to treat various skin conditions. You can read some about it here: This medication is combined in this, with Clotrimazole, an antifungal. Some side effects commonly experienced while using this include: mild burning, irritation or a stinging sensation. They are the active ingredients in Gelmicin. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I have been using a Betametasona / Clotrimazol Gentamicia creme for a rash that I purchased in Mexico. Is this creme available for sale in the U.S.? ## I went to a pharmacy in Mexico and asked for a medicine that will treat the small pimples I had in my face. So the lady recommended me this medicin...

Updated in Clotrimazole
how to use propysalic nf lotion scalp

hair fall problem, itchy scalp with dandruff, bad odor from hair ## My doc has advised me for my scalp and hair to use Propysalic NF Lotion. Is it OK to use for scalp ## How to use propysalic nf6 on scalp I have scalp itching problem and I think it's a early stage of developing dandruff Will it give any side effects like hair fall ## How to apply in hair at the night or morning period . Then if I apply the lotion when I have to wash my hair. .. ## I used propysalic lotions on my head but i got more hair fall so please don't use on head ## I have fungus on my scalp I advised to use prophysalic cream is it safe to use on a display basis

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Question regarding possible side effects from use of Jublia

Since I have been applying Jublia, I have suffered nausea, abdominal pain, and pain in my chest and back. I have been checked by my doctor and have no other medical problems. Would like to know if anyone else has similar more serious side effects such as nausea and abdominal pain, etc ## Hello, Cera! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems you've experiencing. While there is no way to say how any given medication will affect any certain person that tries it, those symptoms are not among its typical side effects, as reported by the FDA. Since it's applied topically, it's usual side effects are related to that and include ingrown toenail, application site pain and irritation, stinging and redness. Has anyone else experienced symptoms such as this, while using it? ## Can ...

Updated in Jublia
what is Canex T used for?

I had uti and a burning sensation but not in vagina and dr gave me this to apply ## It contains the active ingredient Clotrimazole, which is an antifungal medication, so yes, it is normally used to treat things such as yeast infections. Learn more Canex-T details here. Did he give you any antibiotics to take? ## Yes, I was on a 3 day course...however, I do think that I'm peri-menopausal and I had this burning sensation again after I was treated for the UTI, but its definately not thrush of sort as the burning is not inside, the Canex T that he gave had no applicator so I'm just applying it to the area. ## hi there can I use canex t for my 18 month old baby,she has got nappy rash and its been red for two weeks and it does not want to go away ive tried everything. ## Yes i tink u ...

Updated in Clotrimazole
arrest sunspot lotion

At one point in my 20’s I had sunspots. They looked horrible like I had some horrible thing going on with my skin. On both arms and chest. I went to 3 different derematolgist and every one of them gave me a different diagnosis and still nothing worked.... I was devastated! I had a girlfriend of mine tell me one night at a party that she too “use” to have sunspots. I’m like how did you get rid of them? She said go to the local tanning bed salon and get the lotion arrest. Of course I went and within a week all my sunspots were gone!!! Finally! Hallelujah! That was some time back ... the problem is I can’t find any anywhere not in stores sometimes online but it always says out of stock not sure when it will be back in stock. I’m so upset. What can I do? ...

Updated in Tolnaftate
Jublia Worked for Me After Fingernail Excised Due to Fungus

Wanted to let you know that Jublia worked. I used a dab of vinegar first, and then put the Jublia on my fingernail. It was amazing for me. I had the fungus for over 3 years. Everyone, even my dermatologist, told me it probably wouldn't work. I used it for the 48 weeks religiously every night. I'm still using it to make sure the nail is healed. I only used one bottle. Just 'wetted' the nail each night. ## I am very glad that it worked for you, that's amazing. I have a friend who has tried everything, for many years, with no luck. Each time something new becomes available, her doctor prescribes it for her, but so far, she's only wasted her money and time. I've also read some complaints online about people running out too fast, it's been said that the bottle...

Updated in Jublia
gelmicin cream for ringworm

Can Gelmicin be used for ringworm and if so is it effective? ## Hello, Robert! How are you? It does contain the antifungal Clotrimazole, so it may help, but you should only use it if a doctor has advised you to do so, because it also contains an antibiotic and a steroid, the latter of which may actually worsen some skin conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including skin redness, irritation and dryness. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Appreciate your response my question. I will update you should I experience some side effects. Thanks again ## I have ringworm in my private place and it has been itching more and big black spots are forming. How can I treat it? ## I think I might have bed bugs bits all on my legs or some sort of bugs / mites never ever...

Updated in Clotrimazole

Antifungal Medications (128 results)




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