Antifungal drugs

Topical treatment is usually effective but for fungal infection of the nails and intractable infections of the skin systemic treatment may be required.

Griseofulvin (500 mg daily) is a well established treatment for fungal infections of the skin, hair, and nails. Although it should not be used in pregnancy, it can be used in children. It can cause lupus erythematosus to flare up.

Terbinafine (250 mg daily) is an effective systemic antifungal drug that does not affect the liver. It is used for both nail and skin infections.

Imidazole and triazole drugs include itraconazole and ketoconazole, which are effective for dermatophyte infections of the skin and pityriasis versicolor.

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