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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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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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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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Can you take the medicines keflex and sporanox (itraconazole) together?

Can you take the medicines keflex and sporanox (itraconazole) together?

Yes, but…: Your fp may want to monitor liver function while you are taking sporonox as there is significant potential for liver damage. No interactions between the two drugs are listed. If you are taking other meds, they should be cross-checked as well. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Sporanox (Definition)

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