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Sulconazole Topical Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 1%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Corporis

Topical cream or solution: Gently massage a small amount into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice a day.
Duration of therapy: 3 weeks

Comments:
-Topical cream: Most patients have early symptom relief; clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy.
-Topical solution: Symptomatic relief usually occurs within a few days after starting this product; clinical improvement usually occurs within 1 week.
-Should treat for 3 weeks to reduce possible recurrence

Uses: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, and Microsporum canis; for the treatment of tinea versicolor

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Cruris

Topical cream or solution: Gently massage a small amount into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice a day.
Duration of therapy: 3 weeks

Comments:
-Topical cream: Most patients have early symptom relief; clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy.
-Topical solution: Symptomatic relief usually occurs within a few days after starting this product; clinical improvement usually occurs within 1 week.
-Should treat for 3 weeks to reduce possible recurrence

Uses: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, and Microsporum canis; for the treatment of tinea versicolor

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Versicolor

Topical cream or solution: Gently massage a small amount into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice a day.
Duration of therapy: 3 weeks

Comments:
-Topical cream: Most patients have early symptom relief; clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy.
-Topical solution: Symptomatic relief usually occurs within a few days after starting this product; clinical improvement usually occurs within 1 week.
-Should treat for 3 weeks to reduce possible recurrence

Uses: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum, T mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, and Microsporum canis; for the treatment of tinea versicolor

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Pedis

Topical cream: Gently massage a small amount into the affected and surrounding skin areas twice a day.
Duration of therapy: 4 weeks

Comments:
-Most patients have early symptom relief; clinical improvement may be seen fairly soon after start of therapy.
-Should treat for 4 weeks to reduce possible recurrence

Use: For the treatment of tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, E floccosum, and M canis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Only use topically/externally; not for ophthalmic use.

Storage requirements:
-Avoid excessive heat, above 40C (104F).
-Topical solution: Protect from light.

General:
-If significant clinical improvement is not seen after 4 to 6 weeks of treatment with the topical cream, or after 4 weeks of treatment with the topical solution, an alternate diagnosis should be considered.
-Effectiveness of the topical solution has not been shown in tinea pedis.

Patient advice:
-Use this drug as directed by physician; only use it externally.
-Avoid contact with the eyes.

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