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Condition: Chronic Fungal Infection of Skin
12/2/2014 11:16:00 AM

Reviewer: CD, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Dermatologist prescribed one dose of oral Rx and topical foam. When that didn't kick it, she prescribed oral 200 mg/8 tabs in four days, as well as topical cream. I haven't menstruated since (have missed two now) and when my mom looked up side effects, this is listed. In the four years since I started menstruating, his is the first time I've ever not been regular and I'm not sex ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Fungal Infection of Skin
7/19/2013 11:19:17 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Chronic Fungal Infection of Skin
5/30/2013 9:22:31 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Her Dr give her 14days but she have to stop taking,after my Mom took for 11days, the infection gone but she very tired and can't speak.

Condition: Chronic Fungal Infection of Skin
1/26/2013 3:32:35 PM

Reviewer: salonmess, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
took the med the same time everyday and made sure that I worked up a good sweat 20 minutes after taking med. Did not drink alcohol and stayed away from things that are fermented. Spots have not returned. So very thankful that I found this med.

Condition: Chronic Fungal Infection of Skin
3/29/2012 3:04:15 AM

Reviewer: Polish Prince, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I took this medication for a condition known as Tinea Versicolor. It causes splotches on the skin, caused by an abnormally high presence of yeast fungus. It's not contagious or bothersome, it just causes a splotchy/discored appearance. It reoccurs every few years, most common among younger, active people. The best times to take it, I've discovered, are after a period of activity in which ... Show Full Comment

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