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I have an infection in my fingernails and around the tip of

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I have an infection in my fingernails and around the tip of my fingers. The doctor prescribed itraconazole. However in the past I have had a bad reaction to metramazole and was wondering if they are related.

If I take a quarter 1mg lorazepam with with itraconazole will this be ok?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
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We can not tell you to add medications that your doctor did not prescribe.

These two drugs , however, are not listed as having interactions.

I think you mean metranidazole, which is not the same class of drug.

There is no drug called matramazole that is itraconazole.

Let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

my gp did prescribe lorazepam for when I fly but I am worried if I take a quarter of a 1mg lorazepam that it will not be safe with the Itraconazole.


 


I assumed that because Metranidazole has a similar ending in its name to Itraconazole that it might make me feel as ill is Metranidazole did.


 


Thanks.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.

There is no interaction with itraconazole It should be safe. No the metranidazole is not related. You are welcome anytime.

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