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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

About Tinea Pedis

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.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
clotrimazole 1.0 1 review
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Brand names:  Canesten, Lotrimin AF Athlete's Foot Cream, Desenex Antifungal Cream, FungiCURE Pump Spray …show all

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

ketoconazole Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

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

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

terbinafine 5.9 19 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

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: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

econazole 8.5 4 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: econazole topical

Brand name:  Ecoza

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

Lamisil 7.9 8 reviews
Rx B N

Generic name: terbinafine systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

terbinafine 9.5 2 reviews
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: terbinafine topical

Brand names:  Lamisil AT, Athletes Foot Cream, Lamisil AT Cream, Lamisil AT Spray …show all

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

Naftin 10 1 review
Rx B N

Generic name: naftifine topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

tolnaftate Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: tolnaftate topical

Brand names:  Tinactin, Mycocide NS, Lamisil AF Defense, Absorbine Athlete's Foot, Absorbine Jr Antifungal, Aftate, Blis-To-Sol, Clarus Antifungal, Fungi-Guard, Tinactin Jock Itch, Tinaderm, Tinamar …show all

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

ciclopirox 1.0 1 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

miconazole 10 1 review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: miconazole topical

Brand names:  Zeasorb-AF, Lotrimin AF Athlete's Foot Powder, Aloe Vesta, Baza Antifungal, Lotrimin AF Deodorant Powder Spray, 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, Micaderm, Micro-Guard, Miranel AF, Monistat-Derm, Ony-Clear, Secura Antifungal Extra Thick, Tetterine, Triple Paste AF …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

Lamisil AT 9.0 1 review
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

Canesten Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: clotrimazole topical

Drug class: vaginal anti-infectives, topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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

Loprox Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: ciclopirox topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

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Nizoral Topical Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N

Generic name: ketoconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Tinactin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: tolnaftate topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

Athletes Foot Cream Rate Add review
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: terbinafine topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Desenex Antifungal 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
Rx/OTC B N

Generic name: terbinafine topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Oxistat Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: oxiconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

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

Zeasorb-AF Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: miconazole topical

Drug class: topical antifungals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, 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

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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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