Fungal infections commonly treated with antifungal:- ringworm, athlete’s foot, fungal nail infection, vaginal thrush, some types of severe dandruff etc. Some fungal infections can grow inside the body and need to be treated in hospital such as- Aspergillosis-which affects the lungs, fungal meningitis- which affects the brain etc.
There are several types of antifungal medicines. They come as creams, sprays, tablets, solutions designed to go into the vagina (pressaries), shampoos, medicines to take by mouth, and injections. Most antifungal drugs work by damaging the cell wall of the fungus, which causes the fungal cell to die.
Fungal skin infections like-athlete’s foot or ringworm: A cream is usually used for two weeks as a minimum. Sometimes up to six weeks’ treatment is needed with a cream. Fungal nail infections- if taking an antifungal pill like Terbinafine, treatments are usually used for one month. Fungal infections in lungs-this is a more serious condition and the duration of treatment will be decided by a specialist in that field.
You should read the information leaflet that comes with your particular brand of a full list of cautions and possible side-effects. As a general rule- antifungal cream, sprays, liquids and shampoos- these cause no side-effects and are easy to use. Occasionally some people get a little bit of itch, burning or redness. Where the antifungal preparation has been applied. Antifungal medicines by mouth- the most widely used are Terbinafine for nail infections, Miconazole, and Nystatin for oral thrush, and Fluconazole for vaginal thrush which usually cause no side-effects. A few common possible side effects can arise such as- stomach pain, loss of appetite, feeling sick (nausea), tummy upsets, diarrheas, headache, rash, taste disturbance and muscle or joint pains etc.
There are a number of antifungal creams you can buy Antifungal Medicine at Indian pharmacy like- Clotrimazole, and Terbinafine. In addition, you can also buy oral Fluconazole from your online all generic medicine pharmacy, to treat vaginal thrush. Be aware though that if you use the wrong cream or drugs then it can make fungal skin infections worse. For example-steroids should not be used on Athletes’s foot –only Terbinafine cream by itself. If you put steroid cream on an athlete's foot it usually makes it worse. Always buy best antifungal medicine online pharmacy.