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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Oral Itraconazole (Overview)

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


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Oral Itraconazole (Overview)

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


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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Treating Oral Thrush (Checklist)

Dab Nystatin liquid onto the oral thrush, if approved by the doctor
5 Min, 4x day for 1 Weeks
Sterilize bottles, nipples, and pacifiers in boiling water
2x week
Look for thrush on the baby's inner cheeks and gums
2x week
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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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I have oral/troat thrush took nistatin & fluconazole 200mg /16 days now itraconazole 100 mg /14 is not working what can I do? I'm terrified.

I have oral/troat thrush took nistatin & fluconazole 200mg /16 days now itraconazole 100 mg /14 is not working what can I do? I'm terrified.

Treat basic problem: It sounds like you are receiving treatment from a health provider (who prescribed meds). Are you and the provider certain this is thrush? Are you being evaluated or treated for an underlying disorder that has made you more susceptible to infection? Need to be certain the proper med is given for the diagnosis. May need to see an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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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


Dr. James Dukelow
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Sporanox (Definition)

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