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FDA Approves Expanded Use of Luzu (luliconazole) Cream in Pediatric Patients with Athlete’s Foot, Jock Itch and Ringworm

Posted 8 Mar 2018 by Drugs.com

RALEIGH, N.C., FEBRUARY 22, 2018 – Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) (“Valeant”), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the use of Luzu (luliconazole) cream, 1% for the topical treatment of patients 12 and older with athlete's foot (inte ...

Health Tip: Make Sure Kids' Shoes Fit Well

Posted 7 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

-- Children need carefully-fitted, sturdy shoes to support their growing feet. The American Podiatric Medical Association offers these shoe-shopping tips: A child's feet typically grow quickly, so sizes may change every few months. Always measure your child's feet before buying a pair of shoes. Shoes that don't fit well can lead to discomfort and irritation. Check for these and signs of uneven ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Nizoral (ketoconazole) Oral Tablets: Drug Safety Communication - Prescribing for Unapproved Uses including Skin and Nail Infections Continues; Linked to Patient Death

Posted 23 May 2016 by Drugs.com

ISSUE: FDA is warning health care professionals to avoid prescribing the antifungal medicine ketoconazole oral tablets to treat skin and nail fungal infections. Use of this medication carries the risk of serious liver damage, adrenal gland problems, and harmful interactions with other medicines that outweigh its benefit in treating these conditions, which are not approved uses of the drug. FDA ...

Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study Finds

Posted 10 Feb 2016 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 – Wrestlers are much more likely to suffer skin infections than other U.S. high school athletes, new research shows. The study authors examined five years of data on skin infections among athletes in 22 high school sports. Nearly 74 percent of skin infections occurred among wrestlers, and just under 18 percent among football players, the investigators found. The actual ...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces U.S. Approval Of Luzu Cream, 1%

Posted 17 Nov 2013 by Drugs.com

LAVAL, Quebec, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, has received notice that the New Drug Application for Luzu (luliconazole) Cream, 1% has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Luzu Cream, 1% is indicated for the topical treatment of ...

Skin Infections Can Spread Easily Among Athletes

Posted 13 Feb 2011 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Feb. 11 – In addition to the collegiality and competitive spirit that typifies team sports, one dermatologist cautions that players may be sharing something far less desirable: contagious skin infections. "Outbreaks of ringworm, herpes and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have occurred at the high school, collegiate and professional level throughout the world," ...

Resistant Ringworm Common in Urban Elementary Schools

Posted 19 Apr 2010 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, April 19 – Treatment-resistant ringworm is common among urban elementary school children, U.S. researchers report. They studied 10,514 children in kindergarten through Grade 5 at 44 schools across the bi-state Kansas City metropolitan area, and found that 6.6 percent of them were infected with the fungus (T. tonsurans) that causes ringworm, which can cause scaly, itchy scalps and hair ...

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