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Could you give some suggestions to stop my Tinea corporis ?
Allan



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Dear Allan,

Tinea corporis is a superficial dermatophyte infection characterized by either inflammatory or no inflammatory lesions .

Tinea corporis (often called ringworm of the body) is a common skin disorder, especially among children.

Topical antifungal agents are effective for treating most cases of tinea corporis. Systemic therapy may be indicated for tinea corporis that is extensive, involves immunocompromised patients, or is refractory to topical therapy.

We attach a list of drugs for systemic therapy and topical therapy.
Systemic therapy refers to drugs which can be given by mouth or directly into the bloodstream.

Drug Category: Topical allylamines
Naftifine 1% cream or gel (Naftin)
Terbinafine 1% cream (Lamisil)

Drug Category: Topical pyridones
Ciclopirox olamine 1% cream (Loprox)

Drug Category: Topical benzylamines
Butenafine 1% cream (Mentax)

Drug Category: Systemic azoles
Fluconazole (Diflucan)
Itraconazole (Sporanox)
Ketoconazole (Nizoral)

Drug Category: Systemic allylamines
Terbinafine (Lamisil, Daskil)

Drug Category: Other systemic antifungals
Griseofulvin (Fulvicin)

Drug Category: Topical azoles
Clotrimazole 1% cream (Mycelex, Lotrimin)
Ketoconazole 2% cream (Nizoral)
Miconazole 2% cream or lotion (Monistat)
Oxiconazole 1% cream (Oxistat)
Sertaconazole 2% cream (Ertaczo)
Sulconazole 1% cream or solution (Exelderm)

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