Sulconazole

Sulconazole Overview

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Sulconazole is a prescription medication used to treat fungal skin infections such as jock itch, athlete's foot (cream only), and ringworm. Sulconazole belongs to a group of drugs called imidazole derivative antifungals. These work by killing the fungi that cause infections on the skin. 

This medication comes as a cream or a solution (liquid) to be applied on the affected area and is usually used 1 to 2 times a day, depending on what is being treated. 

Common side effects of sulconazole include itching, burning/stinging, and redness of the skin (cream).

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Uses of Sulconazole

Sulconazole is a prescription medication used to treat fungal skin infections such as jock itch, athlete's foot (cream only), and ringworm.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sulconazole Brand Names

Sulconazole may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Sulconazole Drug Class

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Side Effects of Sulconazole

Serious side effects have been reported with suconazole. See the "Sulconazole Precautions" section.

Common side effects of suconazole include:

  • itching
  • burning or stinging
  • redness (cream)

This is not a complete list of sulconazole side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.