Topical antifungal preparations

1. Treatment of tinea infections with topical preparations has limited efficacy because of the lengthy duration of treatment and high relapse rates.

2. Ointment preparations soften thickened, hyperkeratotic lesions. Lotions and solutions prevent maceration in intertriginous areas and hairy areas of the body. Cream formulations are beneficial in the treatment of scaling, non-oozing lesions. Powders alone are less effective. However, they are helpful as adjunctive agents for reducing moisture and maceration, and they can prevent fungal infections in intertriginous areas.

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