Itraconazole

About "Itraconazole"

Itraconazole belongs to the triazoles group of antifungal drugs. It is used to treat fungal infections affecting the lungs, nails, mouth, and esophagus. The common side effects include stomach pain, diarrhea, rashes, and nausea.

Related Terms: Fungal Infection, Terbinafine, Clotrimazole, Antifungal, Luliconazole, Sertaconazole, Fluconazole

Recently Answered Questions


There are some cuts on my foreskin and it burns a little. Please advise.
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 30 year old unmarried male, a diabetic as well as BP patient. From the last two weeks, I have a problem in the foreskin of my penis. There are some cut marks in the top part of the foreskin of my penis which makes me feel a sensational burn when I pull the foreskin. I have appl...  Read Full »
Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is an infection due to diabetes. You can take capsule Itraconazole 100 mg twice daily for a week. Take this capsule immediately after food. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with their consent. You can take table...  Read Full »
 
I am having itching and infected skin between anus and genital area. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I have got some itching and infected skin in-between anus and genital area. It started more than a year ago near the anus and it is increasing its area slowly. White dry dead skin comes at the surface of the infected area when not lubricated. I thought it will heal in some time by app...  Read Full »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have a fungal infection. I suggest you take Itraconazole 100 mg capsule (Ceastra XL 100 mg), twice daily for two weeks. In addition, I suggest you apply either Loceryl cream or Fungicros cream, twice daily for four weeks. You may also take an oral antihis...  Read Full »
 
What medicine can help itching in the thighs and underarms?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 57-year-old male. My weight is 75 kg. I am not having BP problems or diabetes. I am suffering from itching near the thighs and underarm area since last two months. I have taken Terbinafine 250 mg once daily and Luliconazole cream for six weeks. Since the last two to three days,...  Read Full »
Dr. Sandeep Golla
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern may be intertrigo secondary to candidal yeast infection. I suggest you stop using Terbinafine tablet and try Sporanox (Itraconazole) 100 mg capsule. Have it one daily for four weeks. Do not change the brand. Apply Onabet (Sertaconazole Topical) cream ...  Read Full »
 
There are pink spots in my scrotum. Is it a jock itch?
Query: Hello doctor, I noticed for some time now that the skin in my groin area looks gray and when I looked close, I saw that my skin was peeling and there were a few pink spots. And my scrotum began to itch. I assumed it was a jock itch. So, two days ago, I purchased Lotrimin Ultra and applied it in my g...  Read Full »
Dr. Sandeep Golla
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is intertrigo secondary to candida yeast infection. It is not a contagious disease. I suggest you start using Sporanox (Itraconazole) 100 mg one capsule every day for 16 consecutive days. There are no food restrictions when you take this medicine but avoi...  Read Full »
 
How to treat the fungal infection in my penis?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. I have a fungal infection in the groin area. It has got spread. It has affected my penis. Now I have an urge to urinate inside my penis. I want to get cured. Please suggest.  Read Full »
Dr. Shaunak Patel
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you consult your local dermatologist soon. I suggest you start with antifungal medications soon. Take capsule I-Win 100 mg (Itraconazole) twice daily after lunch and dinner for two weeks. Apply Eberwin cream (Eberconazole) over the affected area once daily aft...  Read Full »
 
How can jock itch be treated?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old non-diabetic male. I am suffering from a jock itch and ringworm infection. I have been applying Quadriderm cream but I have not noticed any significant improvement. Rather, the itching has intensified. The inner thigh and anal area have turned brown. On ringworms, I ...  Read Full »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I suggest you take an oral antifungal like Zimig 250 mg (Terbinafine) or Canditral (Itraconazole) 200 mg capsule once a day for four weeks. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss ...  Read Full »
 
What is the skin infection present in the inner thigh?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a skin infection in my inner thighs. It burns and itches a lot. Even, the slightest touch triggers the itching. I have been applying Clotrimazole for the past two days. On using it, the itching stops. But again, I have itching after a few hours. I have the infection in my inner th...  Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim
Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a candida infection in the groin area, called tinea cruris. Use Clotrimazole ointment twice daily for ten days. Take Itraconazole 100 mg orally once daily for ten days. Keep th...  Read Full »
 
Please help with my recurrent fungal infection.
Query: Hello doctor, I am getting itching in the area where I wear my undergarments. I tried many medicines for fungal infection, but it does not go away. It has been there for more than a year. It keeps recurring. Currently, I am applying Miconazole cream and Clotrimazole powder. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Suvash Sahu
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With your given description, it looks like resistant tinea cruris infections or may be erythrasma (skin condition affecting the folds in the body), You have not mentioned the duration of individual drugs you have taken. Itraconazole is a good drug for this, but yo...  Read Full »
 
I got black spots on hip after a trip to a water park. How can it be treated?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 33 year old male. After returning from a recent trip to a water park, I have noticed few black spots on my hips. These black spots are itchy, and also slightly painful. There are four to five such spots on my right hip, and one to two on the left side. I applied "Ring Guard" for ...  Read Full »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern and I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like a fungal infection. I suggest you take an oral antifungal such as capsule Syntran 100 mg (Itraconazole) once daily for four weeks. Consult your spec...  Read Full »
 
Can I use Terbinaforce Plus cream for ringworm?
Query: Hi doctor, I am having ring like patches all over the body for the past five months. I have itching all over the body including private parts and now it spreads to face as well. I had Griseofulvin tablets, Liv-Cet-5 twice daily and Terbinaforce Plus cream for the last 2 months. But, it did not cure...  Read Full »
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should not have used Terbinaforce plus cream (combination of Clobetasol propionate, Ofloxacin, Ornidazole and Terbinafine) as it contains Clobetasol which is a steroid. It aggravates fungal infection and does not get it cured. You should take capsule Itracona...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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