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Can I mix mycelex with Prilosec ?

Can I mix mycelex with Prilosec ?

Use Prilosec alone: Do not mix mycelex with prilosec
However you can apply my Elev to your skin while taking prilosec ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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What is the definition or description of: Mycelex allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Mycelex allergy?

Mycelex allergy: Mycelex (clotrimazole )is an antifungal medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For possible adverse reactions see: http://www.rxlist.com/mycelex-drug.htm ...Read more

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How long can you use the mycelex (clotrimazole) troches for oral thrush?

How long can you use the mycelex (clotrimazole) troches for oral thrush?

Problem: Mycelex (clotrimazole) troches can be used repetatively. The issue here is that oral thrush should not occur in a normal adult, and particularly when it may need continued treatment. You need to have your immune status checked and be HIV tested. Good luck. ...Read more

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A monthl or so ago I took mycelex for possible oral thrush and since around that time my uvula touches my tounge ?

A monthl or so ago I took mycelex for possible oral thrush and since around that time my uvula touches my tounge ?

May still be Infxn: Is your uvula painful and red? If so, it is most likely a uvulitis (inflamed uvula). Since the uvula is suspended from the top of your mouth, any inflammation can cause it to hang down more than usual. Sometimes it can even touch the tongue. Have you been back to your medical provider, since being prescribed the Mycelex? Have the other symptoms in your mouth resolved? If not, I recommend going back to your medical provider for additional assessment, since you may have some other type of infection that needs to be treated.
If your uvula is swollen and pale/translucent them you could have something that’s known as uvular hydrops. Its considered translucent if you could easily shine a light through it (but please don’t try shining a light through your uvula). Uvular hydrops occurs when clear fluid collects in your uvula, most commonly a result of either a moderate to severe allergic reaction or something that’s called hereditary angioedema (very rare, typically caused by an enzyme deficiency and shows up when you are given certain medications, like an ACE Inhibitor, which is a blood pressure medication, and sometimes NSAIDs, like Motrin/Ibuprofen/Advil/Naproxen). If this is the first time this has ever happened, it is most likely not hereditary angioedema. Most times we are unable to determine the cause of uvular hydrops, termed Idiopathic Uvular Hydrops. Uvular hydrops is a self-limiting condition, meaning it will go away on its own and you don’t need any medications to treat it.
Whichever one this may be, the most important thing to remember, is that a swollen uvula can block off your airway, making it difficult to breath. I don’t want to frighten you, but I just want you to be aware that in RARE cases, this can occur. If your uvula starts becoming more swollen, seek medical care immediately (ie. go to an Emergency Department). If you are having trouble swallowing solid foods, at the very least, stay hydrated with water, diluted Gatorade, etc; and you can also try supplement shakes for calories (drinks like Ensure or the equivalent).
If you have no change within the next 3-5 days, I recommend seeing your medical provider for further assessment/treatment. If this worsens, I recommend going to an emergency department.
Good luck and please don’t hesitate to contact us again with any further questions or concerns.
Cheers,
Dr. Jen Smith ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diflucan and mycelex troche at the same time i came down with thrush and was put on mycelex 10 mg troche 5 times a day for 14 days now its 2 days latter and I have a yeast infected my dr called in diflucan 150 mg 1 every other day for 3

Is it safe to take diflucan and mycelex troche at the same time i came down with thrush and was put on mycelex 10 mg troche 5 times a day for 14 days now its 2 days latter and I have a yeast infected my dr called in diflucan 150 mg 1 every other day for 3

According : According to drugs.Com, there are no listed interaction between these two medications. Both are anti-fungals, though one works topically (mycelex) while the other works internally (diflucan). You should be ok taking both. Good luck! ...Read more

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I think my son has ringworm and now I have a small one on my face. Can you prescribe medication. We have been already using lotrimin (clotrimazole) but need stronger?

I think my son has ringworm and now I have a small one on my face. Can you prescribe medication. We have been already using lotrimin (clotrimazole) but need stronger?

Two issues: The public HT site does not offer diagnosis and or treatment.If you can find a HT prime doc that will accept you, some of those services are possible.Read the site info. If your assumption is correct, lotrimin (clotrimazole) applied twice a day is adequate for ringworm, but may require more than a week to see any change. Treatments for ringworm will not help a skin problem caused by something else. ...Read more

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Have tinea pedis on one foot. I apply Clotrimazole. Use the same sandals, even if I applied the medication and wear the same sandals does it reinfect?

Have tinea pedis on one foot. I apply Clotrimazole.  Use the same sandals, even if I applied the medication and wear the same sandals does it reinfect?

Low but real risk: With sandals, there is a small but present risk of reinfection from wearing them. Because they are so open to air, the risk is much less than say, tennis shoes, where fungal spores are much more apt to thrive in the dark and moist environment. ...Read more

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How do I cure a yeast infection when I am allergic to the over-the-counter drugs like Monistat and gynelotrimin (clotrimazole)?

How do I cure a yeast infection when I am allergic to the over-the-counter drugs like Monistat and gynelotrimin (clotrimazole)?

Other medications!: Good morning,
there are other medications such as Diflucan (fluconazole) that are prescribed by physicians if there is evidence of infection by yeast. Allergy to Monistat is very rare, but possible. Please visit your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and seek treatment if needed. ...Read more

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On clotrimazole for 3 weeks. Some improvement in tongue. Blood tests fine. Nonsmoker. Would different drug be better for oral thrush.

Nystatin / Diflucan (fluconazole): You could use Diflucan (fluconazole) & Nysatin. The question also is , why do you have thrush? Diabetes, antibiotic use, inhaled steroids, and immune system problems are some of the causes. ...Read more

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Which is better tolnafate or clotrimazole?

Which is better tolnafate or clotrimazole?

Topical creams: Tolnafate is a topical steroid - betamethasone - and clotrimazole is a topical antifungal cream. They have different applications, though sometimes topical steroids are used in combination with topical antifungals. You should discuss with your provider or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is clotrimazole ?

What is clotrimazole ?

Antifungal med: For things like athletes foot or similar conditions. ...Read more

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What percent clotrimazole works best?

What percent clotrimazole works best?

Depends: It depends on what you are treating. Common concentrations of topical preparations are 1% and 2%. The lower dose is recommended for tinea infection while the higher strength is recommended for candidiasis. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to recommend the strength appropriate for your condition. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I use clotrimazole for barbers itch?

Can I use clotrimazole for barbers itch?

Fungal Infection: Clotrimazole is an antifungal agent that will only help to treat your barber's itch if you have a super infection with fungus. Ordinarily barber's itch is an inflammatory reaction caused by the misdirected growth of hairs between the skin layers due to shaving/plucking/waxing. Medications generally will not help. ...Read more

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What is the correct way to apply lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

What is the correct way to apply lotrimin (clotrimazole)?

Thin layer: Lotrimin (clotrimazole) is white so apply a thin layer and rub it in until the color is gone and all you see is a sheen on the skin. ...Read more

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Can you use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra and clotraminzole together?

Can you use lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra and clotraminzole together?

You could: but they are both anti fungal creams, so I'm not sure what extra benefit you would obtain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of clotrimazole?

What are the side effects of clotrimazole?

Fairly safe: in small doses or creams, unless allergic. azole tablets in high doses can lead to liver problems, skin-safe. ...Read more

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Mycelex (Definition)

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