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Medications for Tinea Pedis

Other names: Athlete's Foot; Fungal Infection, Feet; Infection, Fungal, Feet; Ringworm, Foot; Tinea of the foot

Tinea pedis is an infection of the feet with mold-like fungi called dermatophytes.

Drugs used to treat Tinea Pedis

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
clotrimazole 1.0 1 review for clotrimazole to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
clotrimazole topical
Brand names:
Lotrimin AF Athlete's Foot Cream, FungiCURE Pump Spray
Drug class:
vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
ketoconazole 10 1 review for ketoconazole to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Brand names:
Nizoral Topical, Extina, Ketodan, Kuric, Nizoral A-D, Xolegel
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
terbinafine 6.1 20 reviews for terbinafine to treat Tinea Pedis
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
econazole 8.5 4 reviews for econazole to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx C N
Generic name:
econazole topical
Brand name:
Ecoza
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
terbinafine 9.5 3 reviews for terbinafine to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
terbinafine topical
Brand names:
Lamisil AT, Lamisil AT Cream, Lamisil AT Spray
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph
Lamisil 7.9 9 reviews for Lamisil to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx B N
Generic name:
terbinafine systemic
Drug class:
miscellaneous antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
betamethasone / clotrimazole Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
betamethasone / clotrimazole topical
Brand name:
Lotrisone
Drug class:
topical steroids with anti-infectives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Naftin 10 1 review for Naftin to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx B N
Generic name:
naftifine topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
miconazole 10 1 review for miconazole to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
miconazole topical
Brand names:
Zeasorb-AF, Lotrimin AF Athlete's Foot Powder, Aloe Vesta, Baza Antifungal, Micatin, Mitrazol, Zeasorb-AF Drying Gel, Aloe Vesta 2 in 1 Antifungal, Critic-Aid Clear AF, Cruex Prescription Strength, DermaFungal, Dermagran AF, Desenex Antifungal Atheletes Foot Spray Liquid, Desenex Antifungal Foot Cream, Fungoid, Lotrimin AF Deodorant Powder Spray, Micaderm, Micro-Guard, Miranel AF, Monistat-Derm, Ony-Clear, Secura Antifungal Extra Thick, Tetterine, Triple Paste AF
Drug class:
vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
ciclopirox 1.0 1 review for ciclopirox to treat Tinea Pedis
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
tolnaftate 7.0 3 reviews for tolnaftate to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
tolnaftate topical
Brand names:
Tinactin, Mycocide NS, Clarus Antifungal, Lamisil AF Defense, Absorbine Athlete's Foot, Absorbine Jr Antifungal, Aftate, Blis-To-Sol, Fungi-Guard, Mycozyl AL, Tinaderm
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph
Lamisil AT 9.0 1 review for Lamisil AT to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
terbinafine topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Lotrimin AF Athlete's Foot Cream Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
clotrimazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Lamisil AT Cream 10 1 review for Lamisil AT Cream to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
terbinafine topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Lotrisone Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
betamethasone / clotrimazole topical
Drug class:
topical steroids with anti-infectives
For consumers:
dosage, interactions, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Nizoral Topical 10 1 review for Nizoral Topical to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, 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
Tinactin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N
Generic name:
tolnaftate topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Lotrimin Ultra Athlete's Foot Cream Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
butenafine topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
FungiCURE Pump Spray Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
clotrimazole topical
Drug class:
vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, 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
Kuric Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
ketoconazole topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Lamisil AT Spray Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N
Generic name:
terbinafine topical
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
naftifine 10 3 reviews for naftifine to treat Tinea Pedis
Rx B N
Generic name:
naftifine topical
Brand names:
Naftin, Naftin-MP
Drug class:
topical antifungals
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

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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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