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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.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/23/2009
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