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Luliconazole Topical



Luliconazole topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin, such as tinea corporis (ring worm), tinea cruris (fungal infections of the groin or buttocks), tinea pedis (fungal infection of the foot or area between the toes) and tinea manus (fungal infection of the hand). It is also used for other fungal infections caused by Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum.

How it works

Luliconazole belongs to a class of medications called as azole anti-fungals. It works by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it, thereby killing the sensitive fungi.

Common side effects

Application site itching, Skin irritation


Expert advice

  • Avoid direct contact of the cream with your eyes, ears or mouth. In case of direct contact, wash with water and seek immediate medical attention. 
  • Exercise caution before using luliconazole cream in children.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to luliconazole or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions

Luliconazole Topical

Q. Is luliconazole safe?
Luliconazole is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Luliconazole good for eczema?
Use of luliconazole in eczema is not known. Please consult your doctor regarding its use.

Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)