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Exelderm

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/2/2019
Exelderm Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 10/02/2019

Exelderm (sulconazole nitrate) Solution, 1.0% is a topical (for the skin) antifungal medication used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot (cream only), jock itch, and ringworm. Common side effects of Exelderm include:

  • skin burning
  • stinging
  • swelling
  • irritation
  • redness
  • pimple-like bumps
  • dryness
  • tenderness, or
  • flaking of the treated skin

The dose of Exelderm is to gently massage a small amount of the solution into the affected and surrounding skin areas once or twice daily. Other drugs may interact with Exelderm. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Exelderm should be used only if prescribed during pregnancy. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Exelderm (sulconazole nitrate) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

QUESTION

Ringworm is caused by a fungus. See Answer
Exelderm Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using sulconazole and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of treated skin.

Common side effects may include:

  • mild stinging, burning, itching, or redness where the medicine was applied.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Exelderm (Sulconazole)

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Exelderm Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

There were no systemic effects and only infrequent cutaneous adverse reactions in 370 patients treated with sulconazole nitrate solution in controlled clinical trials. Approximately 1% of these patients reported itching and 1% burning or stinging. These complaints did not usually interfere with treatment.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Exelderm (Sulconazole)

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© Exelderm Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Exelderm Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

QUESTION

Ringworm is caused by a fungus. See Answer

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