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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Caspofungin (Overview)

Caspofungin is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
2 doctors shared insights

Caspofungin (Overview)

Caspofungin is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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What is the treatment for candida glabrata?

See below: It depends where the infection is located. Many strains of c. Glabrada are resistant to fluconazole/diflucan but some strains are sensitive and can be treated with this drug. If resistant to Diflucan you can use oral voriconazole or intravenous micafungin or caspofungin. ...Read more

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Fluconazole vs. Itraconazole effects?

Fluconazole vs. Itraconazole effects?

About the same.: Difference is: you need to take 2~3 pills of itracon vs. 1 pill of flucon daily. ...Read more

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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Whats topical or oral terbinafine?

Whats topical or oral terbinafine?

Antifungal medicine: Terbinafine is an antifungal medicine. It is made in both a topical (cream) and systemic form (pills). ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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Could ketoconazole 2% cure candida?

Could ketoconazole 2% cure candida?

Ye, you can use: topical ketoconazole for 10 day or treatment systemic therapy with fluconazole. However, you should see a medical doctor as well so that any underlying health problems can be treated. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Can canestan oral antifungal pill cure oral thrush on tongue?

Can canestan oral antifungal pill cure oral thrush on tongue?

Not a good choice: Even though canestan is an antifungal, it would not be the drug of choice for oral thrush. If you have thrush-like symptoms on your tongue, you should see your dentist or physician, because there are several different medications used to treat this yeast-like fungus, depending on the severity of the thrush, your own health, and your immune strength. It would not be wise to treat this yourself. ...Read more

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Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Will nystatin oral tablet cure a vaginal yeast infection?

Yes : It is an antifungal although not often used for this. Over the counter creams will work too. ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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Cancidas (Definition)

Cancidas is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind ...Read more