Sulconazole Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Corporis

Topical cream or solution: A small amount should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice a day.

To reduce the possibility of recurrence, treatment should be continued for 3 weeks.

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Cruris

Topical cream or solution: A small amount should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice a day.

To reduce the possibility of recurrence, treatment should be continued for 3 weeks.

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Versicolor

Topical cream or solution: A small amount should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice a day.

To reduce the possibility of recurrence, treatment should be continued for 3 weeks.

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Pedis

Topical cream: A small amount should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas twice a day.

To reduce the possibility of recurrence, treatment should be continued for 4 weeks.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments

Topical treatment may be extended to 4 to 8 weeks if treating areas of skin that have thickened.

Precautions

If significant clinical improvement is not seen after 4 to 6 weeks of treatment with the cream, or after 4 weeks of treatment with the solution, an alternate diagnosis should be considered.

Sulconazole topical preparations are for external use only. Contact with the eyes should be avoided. If irritation develops, sulconazole topical should be discontinued and appropriate therapy started.

Sulconazole topical should not be used intravaginally.

Effectiveness of sulconazole topical solution has not been demonstrated in tinea pedis.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Symptomatic relief usually occurs within a few days after starting sulconazole topical and clinical improvement usually occurs within 1 week.

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