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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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Itraconazole for fungas, i see liver and heart side effects, I am 40 in good shape i think:) should I be worried at all to take it?

Itraconazole for fungas, i see liver and heart side effects, I am 40 in good shape i think:) should I be worried at all to take it?

Worries: Medication in combination can cause qt prolongation. Lead to life threatening arrhythmia. Needs to be taken carefully and not to exceed standard dosage. As to liver doctor should perform liver blood work first month and every couple of months during course of treatment. ...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

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Is sporanox (itraconazole) a good or bad medicine for fungi?

Is sporanox (itraconazole) a good or bad medicine for fungi?

It is one of the med: It is not good or bad but it is a useful anti fungal antibiotic which can be used for nail fungus of finger and toe nails and yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can i take cb-1 weight gainer with itraconazole fungal medication?

Do not know: Can not verify the ingredients so rather be safe than sorry and wait until you have finished your prescription to prevent any interactions. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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