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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 Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
nystatin C N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: nystatin topical

Brand names:  Nystop, Nyamyc, Mycostatin Topical, Nyata, Pedi-Dri, Pediaderm AF …show all

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage,

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

nystatin / triamcinolone C N 7 reviews
9.0

Generic name: nystatin / triamcinolone topical

Brand names:  Mycolog II, Mytrex

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

clotrimazole B N 1 review
10

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Brand names:  Canesten, FungiCURE Pump Spray

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage,

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

ketoconazole C N 1 review
10

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

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

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage,

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

Nystop C N 1 review
10

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Lamisil B N Add review
8.0

Generic name: terbinafine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

miconazole N N Add review Rate

Generic name: miconazole topical

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

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Mycolog II C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: nystatin / triamcinolone topical

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

terbinafine B N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: terbinafine systemic

Brand names:  Lamisil, Terbinex

Drug class: miscellaneous antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Canesten B N Add review Rate

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Nyamyc C N 1 review
10

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Mycostatin Topical C N Add review
10

Generic name: nystatin topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

econazole C N 2 reviews
5.0

Generic name: econazole topical

Brand name:  Spectazole

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

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

Nizoral Topical C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

Aloe Vesta N N Add review Rate

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

ciclopirox B N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciclopirox topical

Brand names:  Loprox, Ciclodan, CNL8 Nail, Loprox TS, Pedipirox-4 …show all

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage,

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

Zeasorb-AF N N Add review Rate

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Loprox B N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciclopirox topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Monistat-Derm N N Add review Rate

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Nizoral A-D C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Micatin N N Add review Rate

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Xolegel C N 1 review
10

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Baza Antifungal N N Add review Rate

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Extina C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

FungiCURE Pump Spray B N Add review Rate

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
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Pregnancy
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 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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