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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience in Podiatry
Too soon to tell: Even if it is wildly successful, it takes several months with sporanox (or Lamisil (terbinafine) oral or even laser therapy) to see results. It is be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Pharmacy: At any pharmacy with a prescription.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Monitor: It will be more helpful to know more about your health history to be able to guide you about possible drug interactions. Although these meds can be ta ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
You probably can: No significant interactions reported, good that you asked always exercise caution with multiple medications, wish you well
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience in Dermatology
Same drug: Same drug by different routes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on…: Age of the patient, condition of liver function, other meds being taken. Preferred treatment for tinea capitis (scalp ringworm) is griseofulvin, altho ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Lamisil (terbinafine) at will probs ly work on tinea versicolr although selsun ble is commonly used for this condition.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Partial effect: Penlac works only in 8 per cent of people treated and Lamisil (terbinafine) works in about 58 per cent of people who take a 3 month course. For toenai ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
It is very good: It has a good track record for the most common nail infections. It is tolerated well, affordable and generally effective. This medicine is by pre ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Wrong drug: You don't usually treat ringworm with fluconazole. You typically use topical anti-fungal creams. If oral agents are necessary, there are better choice ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
About the same.: Difference is: you need to take 2~3 pills of itracon vs. 1 pill of flucon daily.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Probably not. In any case, you've had an acne flare; you usually won't find the cause. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide for a few months; if this ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: As long as you are talking about prescription Lamisil (terbinafine) by mouth. Topical will not do much for the toenails.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
200 mg: Usually 200 mg a day (given 100 mg twice daily) for 1-2 weeks. This medication is only used for yeast infections that have NOT responded to diflucan ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Itraconazole : It is an antifungal. It inhibits ergosterol synthesis.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
59 years experience in General Practice
See below: Should work, though less toxic antifungals are available.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience in Dermatology
Nail fungus therapy: Naftin (naftifine) is not effective therapy against nail fungus. In fact, no topical creams or lotions have any beneficial effect against this infect ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience in Podiatry
Lamisil (terbinafine): Is the safest and has the broadest spectrum of all the others. There are failures with any medication, and Lamisil (terbinafine) is no exception. I ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Simple....: Take 400mg of Nizoral (ketoconazole) and do activity to sweat profusely after the pill. Iron all your garments, linen, towel....whatever touches your ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience in Podiatry
Creams? Neither.: Topical creams don't really work on toenail fungus. The fungus isn't this problem--creams just can't penetrate the nails very well. Nail fungus is a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience in Dermatology
No.: Nail fungal infection would not respond to topical antigungal, no matter it's cream, liquid or gel. Only certain oral antifingals would help.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antonio Cruz
14 years experience in Dermatology
Worthy of a try: There are several factors involved in evaluating a response topical terbinafine. You first need to know what you are treating (t. Pedis, i presume?) ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience in General Practice
Not really: Puts you at risk for increased xanax (alprazolam) level which can suppress your mental state since these meds all get metabolized by the liver. Do yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Antifungal: It is an antifungal agent used most commonly these days for jungal infections of the skin, hair and nails.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: They are 2 different anti-fungal medications.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe: Topical does not work well. Oral Lamisil (terbinafine) works very well.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Antifungal medicatio: Diflucan is an excellent oral agent for yeast infections: fluconazole. It is best avoided during pregnancy, though.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience in Podiatry
Side Effects: It would depend on the reaction. If you are allergic to the medication, you might experience an allergic reaction immediately. If you develop proble ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Dofetilide: Sporanox (itraconazole) interacts with tikosyn to increase its effects and increases the chance for arrhythmia related to the drugs. They are not to b ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
As much as it drops: It will go up to pre Lipitor (atorvastatin) levels more or less, unless you have changed your diet and weight substantially.
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