Home > Fungal Infections: Risks of Oral Antifungals
Before you decide to take an oral antifungal medicine to treat a
fungal infection such as
athlete's foot or a
fungal nail infection, you and your doctor will want to consider the possible risks. Depending on the
medicine and your risk factors, some antifungal
During oral antifungal treatment, your doctor may
require blood tests to check your kidney and liver function.
Possible mild side effects caused by antifungal medicines include
stomach upset, headaches, and skin rash.
June 27, 2012
Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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