What is the best antifungal cream for ringworm?
The leading antifungal medications for ringworm are griseofulvin (Grifulvin V, Gris-PEG) and terbinafine hydrochloride (Lamisil).
Is Lotrimin ringworm the same as Lotrimin?
Is there a difference between the Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole) for athlete’s foot, the Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole) for ringworm, and the Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole) for jock itch? No, the Lotrimin AF (clotrimazole) cream marketed for athlete’s foot, ringworm, and jock itch all contain the same ingredient: clotrimazole.
How long does Lotrimin take to work on ringworm?
Symptoms can take a little while to heal after the bacteria is all killed – Lotrimin Ultra eliminated all symptoms in 27% of patients in one week, 77% in two weeks, 96% in four weeks and 100% in eight weeks.) So go for Lotrimin Ultra if you want a much higher chance of being cured in 1 or 2 weeks.
Can you put Lotrimin on ringworm?
Ringworm on the skin like athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) and jock itch (tinea cruris) can usually be treated with non-prescription antifungal creams, lotions, or powders applied to the skin for 2 to 4 weeks. There are many non-prescription products available to treat ringworm, including: Clotrimazole (Lotrimin, Mycelex)
Which is better for ringworm clotrimazole or butenafine hydrochloride?
Butenafine recipients exhibited higher clinical cure as compared with clotrimazole recipients at the end of 1 week (26.5% vs 2.9%) as well as higher mycological cure (61.7% vs 17.6%).
How often should I put Lotrimin on ringworm?
Use an anti-fungal cream (such as Lotrimin) 2 times per day. No prescription is needed. Put it on the rash and 1 inch (2.5 cm) beyond its borders. Keep using the cream for at least 7 days after the rash is cleared.
How often do I apply Lotrimin to ringworm?
Care Advice for Ringworm
- Use an anti-fungal cream (such as Lotrimin) 2 times per day. No prescription is needed.
- Put it on the rash and 1 inch (2.5 cm) beyond its borders.
- Keep using the cream for at least 7 days after the rash is cleared.