Pills foot fungus: TOP 7 best drugs
Good day to you, dear readers! This article discusses the most effective and popular tablets from foot fungus. Why pills?
The fact is that oral medications have systemic action — act on different systems of the human body comprehensively. Due to this disease is no complications and heal much faster.
Is it possible to choose the pills for athlete’s foot?
To choose the most effective drug for you individually can only be a specialist after a thorough examination. To self-medicate is not worth it.
This article is not designed to you choose a medicine yourself, and to let you know that the medicine you prescribed by your doctor. Let’s take a look at the most effective tablets for the treatment of foot fungus is athlete’s foot.
Lamisil — suppressive activity of fungi
The effect of these pills is directed on suppression of vital activity of fungi. Simply put, it strongly spoils the perfect conditions for fungi. The course of treatment lasts not less than two months. The longest-held antifungal therapy against lesions of the nails.
The above drug be taken if the provocateur of the disease was dermatophytes. To refrain from its use follows:
- women who bears a child and nursing;
- people with kidney and liver disorders;
- people with hypersensitivity to components of drug;
- receiving certain antibiotics (check with your specialist).
Similar contraindications absolutely all antifungal medicine, which will be discussed further. The price of the packaging Lamizila varies from 1600 to 2300 RUB.
Fluconazole (Diflucan — second name)
These capsules are prescribed to patients with onychomycosis. Take them before food. Maximum efficiency occurs in four to five days. The drug affects the fungi is rather aggressive: it destroys their cell membranes.
Fluconazole is effective against different types of fungi:
- Candida albicans;
- Microsporum spp;
- Histoplasma capsulatum;
- Blastomyces dermatidis.
Capsule is recommended to drink until, until you grow a new healthy nail plate. Often, this process takes six months to a year.
New healthy long nails are protected against fungi, as the drug is eliminated from the body immediately. Average price of packaging is equal to 30-40 RUB.
Terbinafine — drug against mould and fungus
These pills it is advisable to take ill, whose defeat triggered the stop of mold. Maximum efficiency occurs at the eighth week of treatment.
Hit the fungi full these pills is able in twelve months. Unfortunately, no single antifungal drug in tablet form can’t give faster results.
Terbinafine price varies from 150 to 170 RUB. Agree, by today’s standards it is a little.
Itraconazole — generic medication
These pills are prescribed to almost all patients as effective against various species of fungi. Versatility — the main advantage of Itraconazole. Make the preparation is useful against fungal infections provoked by:
- by dermatophytes;
- the family of Candida.
The average cost of Itraconazole is equal to 400 RUB the Price is relatively high, but completely justified by the quality, and efficiency.
People speak positively about the drug, noting its quick action. Using Itraconazole to win the tiny parasites can be achieved in six months, if you do not interrupt the course.
Griseofulvin is an obsolete little-known drug
At the present time, these pills became almost completely forgotten. However, some experts continue to set them. The contraindications of the drug standard. Its only drawback that caused a loss of popularity, it is narrowly focused.
Griseofulvin cope only with the dermatophytes. This is the simplest fungi. If you drink it against more serious pathogens, then nothing positive will happen. In this case, the Griseofulvin is completely useless.
The price of this pills available for everyone and is equivalent to 250-300 rubles.
Ketoconazole — minimum price and reliability
To operate these tablets begin only on the twelfth week of use. But the effect lasts for a long time, making ill protected from fungi even after completing the course. Ketoconazole the most effective against dermatophytes. His average cost — 200 RUB.
Intrakonazol — modern synthetic antifungal agent
The main advantage of the above tablets is considered to be broad spectrum. Traditionally it is prescribed in following dosage: two capsules twice a day. The drug is drink a week, and then have to do a three-week break.
Complete cure of athlete’s foot occurs within four to six courses. Reviews about the medication. Many have noted its safety, which has improved with modern components, no contraindications.
How to increase the effectiveness of oral antifungal drugs?
To increase the effectiveness of the pill against athlete’s foot by using local medicines, which they must be combined. Want to know which local medication can be combined with the above pills? Then here a small list:
- creams Hurt, Nizoral;
- cream Pimafucin;
- ointment Candibene;
- spray lamisil;
- solution drug zistan (issued also in the form of a cream).
That’s the whole list of the most popular tablets with antifungal activity. We strongly recommend to self-medicate. It is better to consult the doctor and get tested to know exactly what type of mycosis has evolved, and what medicines it is better to take against this disease.
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Author: Anna Derbeneva (dermatologist)