Information about Luliconazole

Luliconazole Uses

Luliconazole is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.

How Luliconazole works

Luliconazole is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane. This treats your skin infection.

Common side effects of Luliconazole

Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
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Expert advice for Luliconazole

  • Luliconazole helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • Few healthy tips for Athlete's Foot:
    • Keep your feet clean and dry, particularly between the toes.
    • Cut your nails short and prefer open-toe shoes for everyday use.
    • Use a separate clean towel for the feet and wear clean cotton socks. 
    • Never share your socks, shoes, and towel with others.
  • Apply an amount sufficient to cover the affected area and 1 inch of the immediate surrounding skin.
  • It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
  • Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It is not taken orally, so it does not cause many side effects.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after four weeks of treatment.

Frequently asked questions for Luliconazole

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Q. Is Luliconazole safe in pregnancy?

Luliconazole should be avoided during pregnancy as there is no data to support its safety in pregnancy. However, you should consult your doctor who will evaluate the benefits versus risks to your unborn baby if it is necessary to use Luliconazole.

Q. Is Luliconazole fungicidal or Fungistatic?

Luliconazole has fungicidal property as it acts by slowing the growth of fungi. It decreases an important constituent of the cell membrane of fungi (ergosterol), thereby exhibiting its fungicidal activity.

Q. How to use Luliconazole?

Use Luliconazole exactly as per your doctor’s advice. If you have athlete's foot between the toes, apply a thin layer of Luliconazole to the affected skin areas and spread it to cover at least 1 inch of the surrounding skin. Use it once a day for 2 weeks. If you have jock itch or ringworm, apply Luliconazole to the affected skin areas and spread it to cover at least 1 inch of the surrounding skin. Use it once a day for 1 week. Always wash your hands after you apply Luliconazole.

Q. How long does it take for Luliconazole to work?

For different ailments, Luliconazole works differently. Results for treating athlete's foot between the toes are typically seen 4 weeks after treatment, but it may take up to 6 weeks in some patients. On the other hand, results for treating jock itch and ringworm are typically seen 3 weeks after treatment, and it may take up to 4 weeks.

Q. How should I store Luliconazole?

Keep Luliconazole in the container it came in. Keep the container tightly closed and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature (20°C to 25°C) and away from light, excess heat, and moisture (not in the bathroom).

Q. Is Luliconazole safe to use in children?

Yes, Luliconazole is safe and effective to be used in children above 2 years of age. Safety and effectiveness were obsereved to be same between children and adults.

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