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Medications for Cutaneous Candidiasis

Other names: Candidiasis; Candidiasis, Cutaneous

About Cutaneous Candidiasis

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.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
nystatin 6.8 11 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: nystatin topical

Brand names:  Nystop, Nyamyc

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

clotrimazole 10 2 reviews
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Brand names:  Canesten, FungiCURE Pump Spray

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

nystatin / triamcinolone 8.7 12 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: nystatin / triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

ketoconazole 10 1 review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Brand names:  Nizoral Topical, Nizoral A-D, Xolegel, Extina, Ketodan, Kuric …show all

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Nystop 10 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Lamisil Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: terbinafine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

miconazole 1.0 1 review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: miconazole topical

Brand names:  Aloe Vesta, Monistat-Derm, Zeasorb-AF, Baza Antifungal, Micatin, Aloe Vesta 2 in 1 Antifungal, Fungoid, Mitrazol, Secura Antifungal Extra Thick, Tetterine, Triple Paste AF, Zeasorb-AF Drying Gel, Critic-Aid Clear AF, Cruex Prescription Strength, DermaFungal, Dermagran AF, Desenex Jock Itch, Micaderm, Micro-Guard, Miranel AF, Ony-Clear …show all

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

terbinafine 1.5 4 reviews
Rx B N

Generic name: terbinafine systemic

Brand names:  Lamisil, Terbinex

Drug class: miscellaneous antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Nyamyc 5.5 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Canesten Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

econazole 4.0 3 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: econazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, 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

Aloe Vesta Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Nizoral A-D Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Xolegel 10 1 review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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

FungiCURE Pump Spray 10 1 review
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

Kuric Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, 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

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Zeasorb-AF Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, 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

Loprox Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: ciclopirox topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Micatin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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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.
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
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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