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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: Topical treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, tinea versicolor, erythrasma candidiasis due t...

Indication: Ear drops: Otomycosis. Prophylaxis for swimmers. Lotion: Tinea capitis, tinea barbae, tinea unguium, tinea cor...

Indication: Fungal skin infections eg, athlete's foot, white spots, ringworm, tissues adjacent to nails, skin folds; eryth...

Indication: Topical fungal infection caused by dermatophytes, yeast, moulds & other fungi including Tinea infections, ...

Indication: Fungal skin infections due to dermatophytes & other dermal infections eg, Tinea pedis, cruris & corpor...

Indication: Topical fungal infection caused by dermatophytes, yeast infection, pityriasis versicolour & cutaneous cand...

Indication: Tinea pedia, tinea cruris & tinea corporis, cutaneous candidiasis & tinea versicolor.

Indication: Topical treatment of tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis, pityriasis versicolor & cutaneous candidiasis.

Indication: Tinea corporis, cruris & pedis. Pityriasis, versicolor. Cutaneous candidiasis. Seborrheic dermatitis.

Indication: Cryptococcal meningitis & infections at other sites (eg, pulmonary, cutaneous). Maintenance therapy to pre...

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