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Medications for Tinea Cruris

Other names: Fungal Infection, Groin; Infection, Fungal, Groin; Jock Itch; Ringworm, Groin; Tinea of the groin

What is Tinea Cruris:  Tinea cruris is an infection of the groin area with mold-like fungi called dermatophytes.

Medications to treat Tinea Cruris

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
ketoconazole C N Add review Rate

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

 
betamethasone / clotrimazole C N Add review Rate

Generic name: betamethasone / clotrimazole topical

Brand name:  Lotrisone

Drug class: topical steroids with anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
clotrimazole B N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Brand names:  Canesten, Desenex Antifungal Cream, 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

 
econazole C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: econazole topical

Brand name:  Spectazole

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
miconazole N N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: miconazole topical

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

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 B N 5 reviews
4.0

Generic name: terbinafine topical

Brand names:  Lamisil AT, Athletes Foot Cream, Lamisil AT Cream for Jock Itch

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
fluconazole Off Label C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: fluconazole systemic

Drug class: azole antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Off Label: Yes

 
terbinafine B N 1 review
6.0

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

 
griseofulvin C N 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: griseofulvin systemic

Brand names:  Grifulvin V, Fulvicin U / F, Gris-PEG, Fulvicin P / G

Drug class: miscellaneous antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
ciclopirox B N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciclopirox topical

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

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
tolnaftate N N 1 review
10

Generic name: tolnaftate topical

Brand names:  Tinactin, Tinactin Jock Itch, Absorbine Athlete's Foot, Absorbine Jr Antifungal, Aftate, Clarus Antifungal, Fungi-Guard, Mycocide NS, Podactin, Q-Naftate, Tinaderm, Tinamar, Tinaspore, Ting

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
clioquinol C N Add review Rate

Generic name: clioquinol topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
butenafine C N Add review Rate

Generic name: butenafine topical

Brand name:  Mentax

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
naftifine B N 1 review
10

Generic name: naftifine topical

Brand names:  Naftin, Naftin-MP

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
luliconazole C N Add review Rate

Generic name: luliconazole topical

Brand name:  Luzu

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
oxiconazole B N Add review Rate

Generic name: oxiconazole topical

Brand name:  Oxistat

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
sulconazole C N Add review Rate

Generic name: sulconazole topical

Brand name:  Exelderm

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

 
undecylenic acid C N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical

Brand names:  Blis-To-Sol Powder, Cruex, Protectol, Undelenic

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: side effects

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
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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