Apply 5% gel topically daily
Apply 100% solution topically BID x 6 mth
Apply 10% cream topically BID x 1 mth OR
25-50% solution applied BID x 1 mth
Acne, athlete's foot, ear infections, insect bites/stings, lice, local antiseptic, onychomycosis, ringworm, scabies, skin surface infections
Possibly effective for acne, fungal skin infections, onychomycosis
Frequency Not Defined
Allergic contact eczema
Allergic contact dermatitis
Ototoxicity (otitis use)
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: N/A
A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.
B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.
C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.
D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.
X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.
NA:Information not available.
Mechanism of Action
Terpinen-4-ol has broad-spectrum antibacterial & antifungal properties
Alpha-terpineol & linalool also antimicrobial