tinea%20capitis
TINEA CAPITIS
Tinea capitis  is a contagious dermatophytosis affecting the hair shaft and follicles of the scalp, eyebrows and eyelashes.
It is most common in the crowded areas as infection originates from contact with a pet or an infected person and asymptomatic carriage persists indefinitely.
It primarily affects children 3-7 years of age.
The causative agents are the genus Trichophyton and Microsporum.
Cardinal clinical feature is the combination of inflammation with hair breakage and loss.

Tinea Capitis Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Relief of external thrush symptoms.

Indication: Dermatophytes or yeasts, mycoses & other fungi eg, Tinea capitis, corporis, manuum, barbae, cruris, pedis....

Indication: Topical treatment of dermatophyte skin infections eg, tinea corporis, cruris, manus & pedis due to Trichop...

Indication: Cap: Vulvovag & oral candidosis; dermatomycosis, plantar tinea pedis & palmar tinea manus, pityriasis ...

Indication: Tinea pedis, cruris, corporis & versicolor; cutaneous candidiasis.

Indication: Acute or recurrent genital & vag candidiasis, candidal balanitis, dermatomycosis including tinea pedis, ti...

Axcel Ecozalon
econazole nitrate + triamcinolone acetonide

Indication: Eczema, inflammatory dermatoses w/ mycotic &/or bacterial infection caused by dermatophytes, yeast & m...

Indication: Cryptococcosis ie, cryptococcal meningitis & infections of other sites (eg, pulmonary, cutaneous). Mainten...

Indication: Fungal skin infections including candidiasis, tinea & pityriasis versicolor.

Indication: Management of superficial candidiasis & fungal skin infections eg, mucocutaneous candidiasis, dermatophyto...

1  /  8
Editor's Recommendations
Most Read Articles
3 days ago
Routinely used for treating cardiovascular diseases, statins have been shown to benefit other conditions, and new evidence suggests that using the drug at high intensity reduces the risk of hip or knee replacement, an effect that may be specific to rheumatoid arthritis.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 4 days ago
Following vegan and vegetarian diets, which offer plenty of what is good for health, has been reported to have a downside: an increased risk of depression and anxiety, especially for younger adults.
Pearl Toh, 29 Jun 2020
Having migraine during midlife appears to be associated with a higher risk of developing dementia in later life, according to a large population-based longitudinal Danish study presented at the AHS* 2020 Virtual Meeting, indicating that migraine may be a risk factor for dementia.
Roshini Claire Anthony, Yesterday

Upadacitinib may be a suitable treatment for patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who have insufficient response to non-biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (non-bDMARDs), according to results of the phase III SELECT-PsA-1* trial presented at EULAR 2020.