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Dr. James Stankiewicz
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Itraconazole (Definition)

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


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What is the usual sporanox (itraconazole) dose for curing yeast infection?

What is the usual sporanox (itraconazole) dose for curing yeast infection?

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 (fluconazole). ...Read more

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What is itraconazole? Or spazol?

Itraconazole: I am unclear what spazol is but itraconazole is a common antifungal medication. ...Read more

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How long does it take for itraconazole(sporanox) to start working?

How long does it take for itraconazole(sporanox) to start working?

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 because nails grow so slowly and the new nail--the back of the nail--will hopefully be clear, but it takes several months for the new nail to become visible. If working, the nail will grow in like a window shade with progressively more of the nail being clear. ...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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Is alcohol ok with itraconazole?

Is alcohol ok with itraconazole?

Probably: This antifungal compound contains an azole grouping, not dissimilar to that of Metronidazole or cefazolin. There have not been reports, however, of alcohol intolerance. ...Read more

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Can u take itraconazole with alcohol?

Can u take itraconazole with alcohol?

Shouldn't: Alcohol increases liver metabolism. Some medications are metabolized and less effective. ...Read more

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Im on a 15 day course of itraconazole, can I drink?

Im on a 15 day course of itraconazole, can I drink?

Alcohol, I assume?: Antifungal agents like itraconazole have strong potential for liver damage. Even though no interactions between itraconazole & ethanol (alcohol) are listed, i'd advise against drinking while on this drug, for it has many other interactions, such as grapefruit juice & dozens of medications. Better to be safe. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Sporanox (Definition)

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