Brand and Other Names:Exelderm
- Classes: Antifungals, Topical
Dosing & Uses
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tinea corporis, cruris, versicolor: apply cream or solution qHS or BID x 3 weeks
Tinea pedis: apply cream qHS or BID x 3-4 weeks
Other Indications & Uses
Cruris, corporis, versicolor
Safety & efficacy not established
Not for ophthalmic or intravaginal use
Hypersensivity to other azole antifungals (eg, miconazole, ketoconazole, itraconazole)
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: C
Lactation: not known whether topical preparations get into breast milk; use caution
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
Antifungal ointment, interferes with cell membrane sterol biosynthesis
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