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What medications treat ringworm of the skin?
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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology
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In brief: "azole" antifungals
Ringworm is usually treated with different types of "azole" antifungal medicines.
These are miconazole, ketoconazole, econazole etc. There is also another type of topical antifungal called allyl-amines. Medicines in this class are better at treating dermatophyte fungal infections (ringworm, athletes foot, jock itch, etc). Examples of these allyl-amines are naftifin and lamisil (terbinafine).

In brief: "azole" antifungals
Ringworm is usually treated with different types of "azole" antifungal medicines.
These are miconazole, ketoconazole, econazole etc. There is also another type of topical antifungal called allyl-amines. Medicines in this class are better at treating dermatophyte fungal infections (ringworm, athletes foot, jock itch, etc). Examples of these allyl-amines are naftifin and lamisil (terbinafine).
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