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Dermatophytosis (tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea manus, tinea pedis interdigitalis)

Posted Tuesday 25 September 2007 - 13:44 PM by David Chan

First Line Drugs

  1. CLOTRIMAZOLE (D01AC01)

  2. MICONAZOLE (G01AF04)

  3. TERBINAFINE (D01BA02)

Second Line Drugs

  1. TERBINAFINE (D01BA02)

  2. ERYTHROMYCIN (J01FA01)

Reference

Comments/Instructions

1. Topical imidazoles

clotrimazole 1% cream, bid x 3-4 weeks $3.08/30 g

or miconazole 2% cream, bid x 3-4 weeks $8.91/30 g

or econazole 1% cream, bid x 3-4 weeks $12.50/30 g

2. Topical allylamines

naftifine 1% cream, bid x 1-2 weeks $5.84/15 g

or terbinafine 1% cream, once daily to bid x 1-2 weeks $13.50/30 g

Second-line therapies:

For extensive or treatment resistant tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea manus, tinea pedis

terbinafine 250 mg, once daily x 1 week $24.91/week

or itraconazole 200 mg, once daily x 1 week $49.00/week

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