Fungal Infections: Risks of Oral Antifungals
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Oral antifungal medicines may be used to treat a fungal infection , such as athlete's foot or a fungal nail infection . Before you decide to take this type of medicine, you and your doctor will want to consider the risks. Some antifungal medicines may:
During oral antifungal treatment, your doctor may require blood tests to check your kidney and liver function.
Mild side effects caused by these medicines may include stomach upset, headaches, and skin rash.
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Primary Medical Reviewer Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Ellen K. Roh, MD - Dermatology
Current as ofOctober 5, 2017
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