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Luzu Side Effects

Generic name: luliconazole topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Aug 29, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about luliconazole topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Luzu.

Applies to luliconazole topical: topical application cream.

Serious side effects of Luzu

Along with its needed effects, luliconazole topical (the active ingredient contained in Luzu) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking luliconazole topical:


  • Burning, itching, stinging, redness, or other signs of irritation at the application site

Incidence not known

  • Blistering, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin
  • itching, pain, tenderness, or warmth on the skin
  • scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to luliconazole topical: topical cream.


Application site reactions (less than 1%) were the most common side effects. Most reactions were mild in severity.[Ref]

Frequency not reported: Application site reactions[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Contact dermatitis, cellulitis[Ref]


1. Product Information. Luzu (luliconazole topical). Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation. 2013.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.