[MEDSP] The Medical/Dental Sentence Pack: Oral medicine for athlete’s foot

This entry is part 23 of 41 in the series [MEDSP] The Medical/Dental Sentence Pack

sp001473m[1]水虫用飲み薬(Oral medicine for athlete’s foot)


This is a medicine to sterilize fungi (mold). It is used against diseases caused by fungi.

  1.  【診察で】アレルギーを起こしやすい人は、医師に伝えておきましょう。
    1. (During consultation): Please tell your doctor if you’re prone to allergies.
  2. 【注意する人】病気によっては、その病状を悪化させるおそれがあります。肝臓や腎臓、心臓の悪い人は慎重に使用する必要があります。妊娠中の服用は避けてください。
    1. Warning/Contraindications: Depending on another disease, it may worsen the condition of the patient. People with kidney, liver or heart problems must take with caution. Please abstain from taking this medicine during pregnancy.
  3. 【用法】:通常、成人はイトラコナゾールとして100~200mgを1日1回食直後に経口服用する。なお、年齢、症状により適宜増減する。
    1. Usage: Typically, the dose for adults is to take orally once a day, immediately after a meal, from 100 to 200 mg of itraconazole. This dose can be increased accordingly depending on the age and symptoms or condition of the patient.
  4. 【備考】:ふつう、水虫の治療には軟膏や液剤など外用薬を用います。飲み薬による治療は、外用薬では治りにくい爪の水虫などに対してです。
    1. Remarks: Normally, topical medicine, such as ointments and solutions, are used for treatment of the athlete’s foot. Orally taken treatments are for cases of athlete’s foot fungi developing under the nails, which are difficult to treat with these topical medicines.
  5. 【副作用】ときどき肝臓が悪くなる人がいます。重症化することはまれですが、長期服用時は予防のために定期的に肝機能検査を受けるようにしましょう。
    1. Side effects: It may affect the liver occasionally. Severe cases are rare, but periodical examinations for liver function are recommended in cases of long-term consumption.
  • 水虫=みずむし
  • 飲み薬=のみぐすり
  • 殺菌=さっきん
  • 妊娠中=にんしんちゅう
  • 軟膏=なんこう
  • 液剤=えきざい
  • 外用薬=がいようやく
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