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Medications for Onychomycosis

Other names: Fungal Infection, Nails; Infection, Fungal, Nails; Nails, Fungal Infection; Tinea Unguium

Onychomycosis is fungal infections of the nails, causing thickening, roughness, and splitting, often caused by Trichophyton rubrum or T. mentagrophytes, Candida, and occasionally molds.

Drugs used to treat Onychomycosis

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
undecylenic acid 6.3 4 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Brand names:  Fungi-Nail, Cruex, Elon Dual Defense Anti-Fungal Formula, Undelenic, Blis-To-Sol Powder, Myco Nail A …show all

Drug class: topical antifungals

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Fungi-Nail 6.3 4 reviews
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: side effects

Cruex Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: side effects

Elon Dual Defense Anti-Fungal Formula Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: side effects

Undelenic Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: side effects

Blis-To-Sol Powder Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: side effects

Myco Nail A Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: 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
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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