Tinea pedis (athlete's foot)

Indication for Ketoconazole

Population group: Suitable for both men and women, only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

2 spreads in 2 divided doses

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

2 - 2 {spreads}

Dosage regimen

From 1 To 1 {spreads} 2 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

For tinea pedis, ketoconazole cream should be applied thinly to the affected areas twice daily. The infected area should be washed and dried, especially between the toes, before applying the cream. The usual duration of treatment for mild infections is 1 week. For more severe or extensive infections (e.g. involving the sole or sides of the feet), treatment should be continued for 2–3 days after all signs of infection have disappeared to prevent relapse. If no improvement in symptoms is experienced after 7 days treatment, a doctor should be consulted.

Active ingredient

Ketoconazole is an imidazole-dioxolane antimycotic, active against yeasts, including Malassezia and dermatophytes.

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