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TINEA UNGUIUM
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail bed, nail plate or both. It is caused by dermatophytes, non-dermatophyte molds and yeast.
Tinea unguium or dermatophytic onychomycosis is a dermatophyte infection of the nail more commonly affecting the toenails than the fingernails.
It is usually asymptomatic and patients first consult for cosmetic reasons.
It is suspected if there are changes in the 3rd or 5th toenail, involvement of the 1st and 5th toenails on the same foot and unilateral nail changes.
Drug Information

Indication: Relief of external thrush symptoms.

Indication: Dermatophytoses, mycoses & various fungi, pityriasis versicolor, infection & superinfection (gm +ve). ...

Indication: Cryptococcal meningitis & infections at other sites (eg, pulmonary, cutaneous). Prevention of cryptococcal...

Indication: Topical treatment of dermatophyte skin infections eg, tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea manus & tinea pe...

Indication: Jock itch (groin rash), tinea pedis (athlete's foot), tinea corporis (ringworm), pityriasis versicolor (white ...

Dosage: Cap Gynaecological: Vulvovag candidiasis 200 mg bd for 1 day or 200 mg once daily for 3 days. Dermatological/O

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

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

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

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

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