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EXELDERM (sulconazole nitrate) SOLUTION, 1.0% is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent indicated for the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, and Microsporum canis; and for the treatment of tinea versicolor. Effectiveness has not been proven in tinea pedis (athlete's foot).
Symptomatic relief usually occurs within a few days after starting EXELDERM (sulconazole) SOLUTION and clinical improvement usually occurs within one week.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
A small amount of the solution should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice daily.
Symptomatic relief usually occurs within a few days after starting EXELDERM (sulconazole nitrate) SOLUTION, 1.0%, and clinical improvement usually occurs within one week. To reduce the possibility of recurrence, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, and tinea versicolor should be treated for 3 weeks.
If significant clinical improvement is not seen after 4 weeks of treatment, an alternate diagnosis should be considered.
EXELDERM (sulconazole) SOLUTION, 1.0%
|5 mL||Plastic Bottle|| NDC 10631-100-32
(Physician Sample Not for Sale)
|30 mL||Plastic Bottle||NDC 10631-100-30|
Avoid excessive heat, above 40°C (104°F), and protect from light.
Developed by Syntex. RANBAXY Jacksonville, FL 32257 USA. Revised February 2009.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/23/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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