Sulconazole


Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Topical/Cutaneous
Tinea corporis, Tinea cruris, Tinea versicolor
Adult: As 1% soln or cream: Gently massage a small amount onto affected and surrounding skin areas 1-2 times daily for 3 wk.

Topical/Cutaneous
Tinea pedis
Adult: As 1% cream: Gently massage a small amount onto affected and surrounding skin areas bid for 4 wk.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Itching, burning, stinging, redness, blistering, erythema, pruritus, irritation, tingling, skin oedema, dryness, scaling, fissuring, cracking, generalised red papules, severe eczema, pustulation, vesiculation, contact dermatitis, papular rash.
Patient Counseling Information
Avoid contact w/ eyes.
Action
Description: Sulconazole is an imidazole antifungal. It is active against dermatophytes, Candida spp. and M. furfur. It also possesses some antibacterial action against gm+ve organisms.
Pharmacokinetics:
Absorption: Absorbed percutaneously (approx 8.7%).
Excretion: Primarily via urine.
Storage
Store at 40°C or lower. Protect from light.
MIMS Class
References
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Buckingham R (ed). Sulconazole Nitrate. Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference [online]. London. Pharmaceutical Press. https://www.medicinescomplete.com. Accessed 17/07/2014.

Exelderm Cream (Ranbaxy Laboratories inc.). DailyMed. Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine. https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/. Accessed 17/07/2014.

Exelderm Solution (Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc.). DailyMed. Source: U.S. National Library of Medicine. https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/. Accessed 17/07/2014.

McEvoy GK, Snow EK, Miller J et al (eds). Sulconazole Nitrate (Topical). AHFS Drug Information (AHFS DI) [online]. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). https://www.medicinescomplete.com. Accessed 17/07/2014.

Wickersham RM. Sulconazole Nitrate (Topical). Facts and Comparisons [online]. St. Louis, MO. Wolters Kluwer Clinical Drug Information, Inc. https://www.wolterskluwercdi.com/facts-comparisons-online/. Accessed 17/07/2014.

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