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Health Tip: Preventing Ringworm

Posted 16 May 2019 by Drugs.com

-- Ringworm is a fungal infection that gets its name from the red circular rash that develops. The inside of the ring typically is clear or scaly. People who use public lockers and showers, athletes and people with weak immune systems are especially at risk. To prevent the infection, Mayo Clinic suggests: Wash your hands often. Don't wear thick clothing in warm, humid weather. Avoid infected...

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...

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...

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