undecylenic acid & derivatives (OTC)

Brand and Other Names:Cruex, Caldesene, more...Blis-To-Sol powder, Desenex soap, Fungoid AF, Fungicure Maximum Strength Liquid, Fungi-Nail, Gordochom, Hongo Cura
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Dosing & Uses

AdultPediatric

Dosage Forms & Strengths

powder

  • 10%
  • 12%
  • 19%

topical solution/spray

  • 25%

cream

  • 20%

ointment

  • 25%

soap

  • 97.5g bar
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Fungal Infection of the Skin

Indicated for superficial dermal fungal infections, typically used for tinea corporis and tinea pedis

Apply thin layer to clean dry skin BID or as directed; continue use for up to 4 wk

Dosage Forms & Strengths

powder

  • 10%
  • 12%
  • 19%

topical solution

  • 25%

cream

  • 20%

soap

  • 97.5g bar
more...

Fungal Infection of the Skin

Indicated for superficial dermal fungal infections, typically used for tinea corporis and tinea pedis

<2 years: Safety and efficacy not established

2 years or older: As adults; Apply thin layer to clean dry skin BID or as directed; continue use for up to 4 wk

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Adverse Effects

Frequency Not Defined

Skin sensitivity

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Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Cautions

Discontinue is skin irritation occurs

For external use only

Avoid contact with eyes

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category: C

Lactation: Unknown whether distributed in breast milk, caution advised

Pregnancy Categories

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.

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Antifungal agent

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