LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole)
What is LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) used for?
LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) is an imidazol antifungal drug for the treatment of various fungal diseases of the foot caused by fungi Thichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum. It is used for treatment such pathology as athlete`s foot, jock itch, and ringworm.
The drug was approved by the FDA on the basis of data from 3 studies involving 679 adult patients with foot mycosis (2 studies) and mycosis of large skin folds (1 study). When using luliconazole in patients with mycosis of the feet, the full final clinical and laboratory cure was the main end point by the 4th week after treatment. In the first study, a complete cure was observed in 26% of patients who applied the cream with luliconazole for 2 weeks. In the second study, a complete cure was noted in 14% of patients. In the third study in the treatment of skin fold mycosis, the main end point was a complete clinical and laboratory cure 3 weeks after treatment. One week after the start of therapy, a complete recovery was observed in 21% of patients who applied the cream with luliconazole, and in 4% who applied the cream without luliconazole.
How should I use LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole)?
Always follow your doctor`s instructions when using LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment.
Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities or for longer than recommended.
Do not ingest. LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) is intended for use on the skin only.
Treating the athlete`s foot: apply the medicine to the affected areas and the adjacent skin once a day for 2 weeks.
Treating itching or ringworm: apply LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) cream on the affected areas and the adjacent skin once a day for 1 week.
Apply only a thin layer of LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) to the affected area. Spread the medicine on the adjacent skin about 1 inch from all sides of the affected areas.
Wash your hands after applying this medication.
Do not share LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) cream with other persons, even if they have the same symptoms that you have.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose.
What are the side effects of LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole)?
The most frequent side effect during treatment with LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) is a local allergic reaction (such as burning, redness, swelling at the site of medication uses) observed in less than 1% of patients.
In this case, you must contact your doctor to decide on further actions.
LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) should not be used in patients who are allergic to luliconazole.
LuliRx Cream (Luliconazole) is not approved for use by anyone under 18 years of age.
It is not known whether Luza will harm the unborn child. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
It is not known whether luliconazole passes into breast milk and can cause harm to the baby. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding.