Dermatology Handbook

The professional's guide to product selection

Topical antifungals

Canespro Fungal Nail Treatment Set

Canespro Fungal Nail Treatment Set

Used as part of a topical treatment for the removal of fungally infected parts of toenails and fingernails. Clinically proven to remove the infected part of the nail in 2-3 weeks. Urea ointment softens the part of the nail infected by fungus. The plasters are used to cover the treated nail. The scraper is used to remove the softened infected parts of the nail.

Canesten Athlete’s Foot 1% w/w Cream

Canesten Athlete’s Foot 1% w/w Cream

The active substance clotrimazole belongs to a group of medicines called imidazoles and is an antifungal agent which fights the cause of fungal skin infections.

Canesten Cream

Canesten Cream

Used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, fungal nappy rash and fungal sweat rash. It is also used to relieve irritation of the vulva (external thrush) or the end of the penis, which may be associated with thrush. The active substance is clotrimazole. Belongs to a group of medicines called imidazoles and is an antifungal agent which fights the cause of fungal skin infections.

Canesten Dermatological Spray

Canesten Dermatological Spray

Used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, jock itch and fungal infected skin folds. The atomiser spray is particularly suitable for infections covering large or hairy areas. The active substance is clotrimazole. Clotrimazole belongs to a group of medicines called imidazoles and is an antifungal agent which fights the cause of fungal skin infections.

Canesten Solution

Used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, fungal infected skin folds (intertrigo) and fungal infections of the outer and middle ear. The solution is particularly suitable for use on hairy skin. The active substance is clotrimazole. Clotrimazole belongs to a group of medicines called imidazoles and is an antifungal agent which fights the cause of fungal skin and ear infections.

Daktarin

Daktarin contains miconazole nitrate, an imidazole antifungal agent that may act by interfering with the permeability of the fungal cell membrane. It possesses a wide antifungal spectrum and has some antibacterial activity

Lamisil AT Gel

Lamisil contains terbinafine, an allylamine which has a broad spectrum of antifungal activity. At low concentrations terbinafine is fungicidal against dermatophytes, moulds and certain dimorphic fungi. Its activity against yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic, depending on the species. Terbinafine interferes specifically with fungal sterol biosynthesis at an early step. This leads to a deficiency in ergosterol and an intracellular accumulation of squalene, resulting in fungal cell death.

Lamisil AT Spray

Lamisil contains terbinafine, an allylamine which has a broad spectrum of antifungal activity. At low concentrations terbinafine is fungicidal against dermatophytes, moulds and certain dimorphic fungi. Its activity against yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic, depending on the species. Terbinafine interferes specifically with fungal sterol biosynthesis at an early step. This leads to a deficiency in ergosterol and an intracellular accumulation of squalene, resulting in fungal cell death

Lamisil Once Cutaneous Solution

Lamisil contains terbinafine, an allylamine which has a broad spectrum of antifungal activity. At low concentrations terbinafine is fungicidal against dermatophytes, moulds and certain dimorphic fungi. Its activity against yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic, depending on the species. Terbinafine interferes specifically with fungal sterol biosynthesis at an early step. This leads to a deficiency in ergosterol and an intracellular accumulation of squalene, resulting in fungal cell death

Loceryl

Loceryl is a topical antimycotic that contains amorolfine belonging to a new chemical class its fungicidal action is based on an alteration of the fungal cell membrane, targeted primarily on sterol biosynthesis. The ergosterol content is reduced, and at the same time unusual sterically non-planar sterols accumulate. Amorolfine is a broad-spectrum antimycotic. It is highly active against yeast, dermatophytes, moulds, dermatiacea and dimorphic fungi

Mycota

Mycota

An SLS free, 2-in-1 leave on emollient and wash that adds moisture to the skin for the relief of flaking dry skin conditions.

Nizoral

Nizoral contains ketoconazole, which has a potent antimycotic action against dermatophytes and yeasts. Ketoconazole cream acts rapidly on pruritus, which is commonly seen in dermatophyte and yeast infections

Nystaform

Nystaform

Nystaform contains a combination of nystatin and chlorhexidine. Nystaform is a fungistatic and fungicidal antibiotic, primarily effective against Candida albicans. Chlorhexidine is active against a wide range of bacteria

Pevaryl

Pevaryl contains econazole nitrate, which is a broad-spectrum antimycotic with activity against dermatophytes, yeasts and moulds. A clinically relevant action against Gram-positive bacteria has also been found

Trosyl Nail Solution

Tioconazole is an imidazole that is active against commonly occurring dermatophyte and yeast-like fungal species. It is fungicidal in murine models vs Candida spp., T. rubrum and T. mentacrophytes. In vitro, it is fungicidal to pathenogenic dermatophytes, yeasts and other fungi