Antifungal medicine

Antifungal medicine

Antifungal medicine works to treat fungal infections, which mostly affect hair, skin, and nails.

Some of the antifungal medicines you can buy without a doctor’s prescription.

How does antifungal medicine work?

These medicines effectively work by inhibiting the spread of fungal infections and also killing the fungus.

When to consult a health adviser?

In case you have any fungal infection and it is not healing with home remedies consult a health adviser as soon as possible.

Use of antifungal medicine

This medicine treats several types of fungal infections that include.

  • fungal nail infection
  • vaginal thrush
  • ringworm
  • athlete’s foot
  • Dandruff

Some other types of fungal infections spread inside the body and that infection need hospitalization.

Types of antifungal drugs

Antifungal medicines come in various different forms that include;-

  • Injections
  • Capsules
  • Gel
  • Ointments
  • Creams
  • Tablets
  • Spray

A few things you should keep in your mind before using antifungals

Before applying any antifungal drug discuss with a doctor in detail if you have;-

  • In case having any side effects with antifungal medicines
  • allergies that can affect your treatment.
  • Some medications can interact with antifungal medicines.
  • in case you are pregnant or feeding a baby

Some adverse effects of this medicine

Sometimes in some cases, a few patients can notice some negative effects that include;-

  • itching or burning
  • redness
  • diarrhea
  • a rash
  • feeling sick
  • abdominal pain

In some rare cases, this medicine can give very severe adverse effects such as;-

  • Some allergic reactions on your face, tongue, or neck such as swelling and breathing difficulty.
  • Skin peeling or blistering on the skin is also a very severe side effect.
  • A very rare case is live damage

Discontinue the use of these medications if you see any above severe side effects.



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