Drug Index

Luliconazole

 
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Mechanism :

Azole antifungal that appears to inhibit ergosterol synthesis by inhibiting the enzyme lanosterol demethylase, resulting in decreased amounts of ergosterol and a corresponding accumulation of lanosterol.


Indication :

• Topical treatment of interdigital tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum.


Contraindications :

No contraindications.


Dosing :

Topical

Tinea pedis or tinea cruris: Children ≥12 years and Adolescents: Apply to affected area and ~1 inch of immediate surrounding areas once daily for 2 weeks.

Tinea corporis: Children ≥2 years and Adolescents: Apply to affected area and ~1 inch of immediate surrounding areas once daily for 1 week.


Adverse Effect :

Application site reaction, cellulitis, contact dermatitis.


Interaction :

Cilostazol: CYP2C19 Inhibitors may increase the serum concentration of Cilostazol.


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