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Medications for Cutaneous Candidiasis

Other names: Candidiasis; Candidiasis, Cutaneous

Cutaneous candidiasis is an infection of the skin caused by the fungus candida.

Drugs used to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis

The following list of medications are in some way related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

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Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
nystatin 7.3 13 reviews for nystatin to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx C N
Generic name:
nystatin topical
Brand names:
Nystop, Nyamyc, Klayesta
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
clotrimazole 10 2 reviews for clotrimazole to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
clotrimazole topical
Brand name:
FungiCURE Pump Spray
Drug class:
vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
nystatin / triamcinolone 8.8 14 reviews for nystatin / triamcinolone to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx C N
Generic name:
nystatin / triamcinolone topical
Drug class:
topical steroids with anti-infectives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
ketoconazole 10 1 review for ketoconazole to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Brand names:
Nizoral Topical, Xolegel, Nizoral A-D, Extina, Ketodan, Kuric
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Nystop 9.5 2 reviews for Nystop to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx C N
Generic name:
nystatin topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Lamisil 1.0 2 reviews for Lamisil to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx B N
Generic name:
terbinafine systemic
Drug class:
miscellaneous antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
terbinafine 1.3 6 reviews for terbinafine to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx B N
Generic name:
terbinafine systemic
Brand names:
Lamisil, Terbinex
Drug class:
miscellaneous antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
miconazole 1.0 1 review for miconazole to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
miconazole topical
Brand names:
Aloe Vesta, Baza Antifungal, Monistat-Derm, Zeasorb-AF, Micatin, Aloe Vesta 2 in 1 Antifungal, Critic-Aid Clear AF, Cruex Prescription Strength, DermaFungal, Desenex Jock Itch, Fungoid, Micaderm, Mitrazol, Secura Antifungal Extra Thick, Tetterine, Triple Paste AF, Zeasorb-AF Drying Gel, Dermagran AF, Micro-Guard, Miranel AF, Ony-Clear
Drug class:
vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Nyamyc 5.5 2 reviews for Nyamyc to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx C N
Generic name:
nystatin topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
ciclopirox Rate Add review
Rx B N
Generic name:
ciclopirox topical
Brand names:
Loprox, Ciclodan, CNL8 Nail
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
econazole 4.0 3 reviews for econazole to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx C N
Generic name:
econazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Nizoral Topical Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
FungiCURE Pump Spray 10 1 review for FungiCURE Pump Spray to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
clotrimazole topical
Drug class:
vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Xolegel 10 1 review for Xolegel to treat Cutaneous Candidiasis
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Nizoral A-D Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Aloe Vesta Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
miconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Extina Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Ketodan Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Klayesta Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
nystatin topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Kuric Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Baza Antifungal Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
miconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Monistat-Derm Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
miconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Terbinex Rate Add review
Rx B N
Generic name:
terbinafine systemic
Drug class:
miscellaneous antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Zeasorb-AF Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
miconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
Loprox Rate Add review
Rx B N
Generic name:
ciclopirox topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information

Frequently asked questions

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Symptoms and treatments

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Expanded Access Expanded Access is a potential pathway for a patient with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition to gain access to an investigational medical product (drug, biologic, or medical device) for treatment outside of clinical trials when no comparable or satisfactory alternative therapy options are available.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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