The following names of ointments from the fungus are divided into subgroups - according to their main purpose for the treatment of specific fungal pathologies. Synonyms of preparations with the same active substance, but produced under other trade names are indicated in parentheses.
Ointments from the fungus for the treatment of dermatomycosis, microsporia, skin candidiasis:
- ointment Terbinafine (Terbifin, Terbinox, Thermicon, Lamikan, Lamizil, Lamizilil, Medofloran, Mikoterbin, Exifin, Fungoterbine);
- ointment Nizoral (Ketoconazole, Ketodin, Mikosept, Mycosoril, Fungoral, etc.);
- ointment Clotrimazole (Clotrimapharm, Candida ointment, Kanesten, Kanison, Clomazole, Clotriran, Vikaderm, Lotrimin, Mycosporin, Fungicid, etc.).
Analogues of ointments from the fungus Terbinafine, Nizoral and Klotrimazol - preparations of Kanespor (Bifonazol, Bifosin, Bifunal, Mycospor); Miconazole (Miconazole Hexal, Mycisone, Dactarine); Mifungar (Oxiconazole).
Also, with dermatophytosis of different localization and yeast fungal diseases, inexpensive ointment from Undecin fungi (Tsinkundan, Mikoseptin) can be used.
Sulfur ointment is recognized today as a very effective ointment from the fungus causing favus, as well as Malassezia furfur, which is the causative agent of seborrheic dermatitis.
The main names of ointments from the fungus used in the treatment of onychomycosis: Exoderyl (Naphthyfin), Clotrimazole, Mifungar, Miconazole, Lamisil (Terbinafine and other synonyms). It is recommended from the nail fungus and Kneospore ointment, which has a convenient form of release in the form of a set consisting of ointment with the addition of urea (to soften the affected nail plates), patches and scraper (to clean the nail bed from softened keratin).
In addition, for the treatment of onychomycosis, you can use an antifungal nail polish Loceril or a solution of Loceril (containing antimycotic amorolfin), as well as another special kit for removing the affected horny plates of nails - Mikozan.
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Recommended dermatologists ointments for the prevention of fungus (especially with reduced immunity) - Mifungar and Miconazole, which should not be used for longer than 4-5 months.
Those who want to protect themselves from the epidermophytosis of the feet can be helped by the foot care product Mugkosept, often figuring as ointment from the fungus 911. This gel contains a bactericidal phenolic substance of triclosan, drying the skin of zinc, as well as a set of essential oils (eucalyptus, juniper, tea tree, lavender and sage). Antiseptic means against excessive sweating of the feet is Teimurov's ointment (Teymurova paste). Well, the so-called Norwegian ointment is, obviously, a French cream for softening the skin on the heels and calluses on the sole Neutrogena Norvegienne® Formule (Norwegian formula).
Balsams from joint pain that are often called "green ointment" and "blue ointment" (in terms of the color of the ointment base), produced in Thailand, have nothing in common with ointments from the fungus. Perhaps this was the abovementioned ointment from the Undecin fungus, which contains undecylenic acid and gives the medium a bluish-green color of copper undecylenate.
Chinese ointments from the fungus: Au Kah Chuen Fugical Cream (PN Phramaceutical) and Hua Tuo Xian Gao Antifungal Ointment (Song Hua Pharmaceutical). The first means, according to the instructions, can be used for mycosis and ringworm, removing itching and inflammation due to the content of zinc oxide and diphenhydramine chloride (diphenhydramine) in the ointment. The second ointment is for the treatment of mycosis, scabies and eczema. In its composition: clotrimazole, salicylic acid, camphor, the ecstasy of the plant Chimonanthus praecox and the oil of Simmonsdia schinensis (jojoba).
Additional means for treating the fungus are:
- salicylic ointment (used for acne, oily seborrhea, eczema), which can be used to soften keratinization or remove the scab at the site of festering fungal infection;
- zinc ointment (it is a disinfectant and an astringent, that is, a drying agent);
- ointment of Yam (salicylic acid + zinc oxide).
In the case of complications of fungal disease, bacterial infections are associated with such drugs as: Triderm, tetracycline ointment, antibacterial ointment Levomecol. When the body is infected with the fungus Sporothrix schenckii (sporotrichosis) - if the subcutaneous nodes become inflamed with the formation of pus - you may need ichthyol ointment or Vishnevsky ointment, and after removal of the purulent exudate - a well healing propolis ointment.
Do not use antifungal drugs borazoline or boric ointment (antiseptic against pediculosis), as well as Stellanin ointment (designed to treat purulent wounds and abscesses, as well as abrasions, cuts and other skin lesions).
Based on the recommendations of dermatologists and the effectiveness of therapeutic effects, the rating of ointments from the fungus is topped by antimycotics Clotrimazole, Ketoconazole (Nizoral), Bifonazole, Miconazole, Terbinafine and Mifungar.