Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG
North East Essex CCG
East Suffolk and North East Essex NHS Foundation Trust

 
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13 Skin
13-10-02 Antifungal preparations

Primary care guidance

Self care leaflets

Athlete's Foot and Fungal Nail Infections


Clotrimazole 1%
Formulary

Can be bought OTC


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Miconazole 2%
Formulary

Can be bought OTC


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Terbinafine 1% cream
Formulary

Can be bought OTC


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Terbinafine tablets
Formulary

Primary care guidance

Treating Fungal Nail Infection

If antifungal treatment is indicated, confirm diagnosis (positive microscopy or positive culture) via mycology result before initiating treatment

It is not recommended to combine topical treatment and oral drug treatment.

Usual course length 3 months

Perform LFT prior to treatment and monitor periodically


Amorolfine nail lacquer is available OTC for mild cases and for treatment of max. 2 nails. It should not be prescribed as there is a lack of evidence.


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Amorolfine Loceryl®
Non Formulary

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Amorolfine Loceryl®
Non Formulary

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Benzoic Acid
Non Formulary

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Econazole Pevaryl®
Non Formulary

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Econazole Nitrate Ecostatin®
Non Formulary

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Econazole Nitrate Pevaryl®
Non Formulary

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Griseofulvin Grisol AF®
Non Formulary

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Nystatin Tinaderm-M®
Non Formulary

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Nystatin with Chlorhexidine cream Nystaform®
Non Formulary

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Salicylic Acid Phytex®
Non Formulary

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Sulconazole Nitrate Exelderm®
Non Formulary

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Terbinafine Hydrochloride 1% Lamisil®
Non Formulary

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Tioconazole Trosyl®
Non Formulary

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Undecenoates Monphytol®
Non Formulary

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Undecenoates Mycota®
Non Formulary

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