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Onychomycosis (Tinea Unguium) Summary

Description: A fungal infection of the nail plate, usually caused by a DERMATOPHYTES; YEASTS; or nondermatophyte MOLDS.

Also Known As: Tinea Unguium; Nail Fungus; Fungus, Nail; Onychomycoses

Networked: 999 relevant articles (202 outcomes, 230 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Onychomycosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. terbinafine (Lamisil) : 84 outcomes 83 studies in 321 results : FDA 27 Generic
  2. Itraconazole (Sporanox) : 53 outcomes 63 studies in 237 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. ciclopirox (Loprox) : 22 outcomes 19 studies in 74 results : FDA 28 Generic
  4. Fluconazole (Zonal) : 19 outcomes 22 studies in 83 results : FDA 41 Generic
  5. amorolfine : 14 outcomes 17 studies in 49 results : IBA
  6. Griseofulvin (Grifulvin V) : 12 outcomes 16 studies in 108 results : FDA 11 Generic
  7. Antifungal Agents : 11 outcomes 8 studies in 87 results : IBA
  8. Urea (Carbamide) : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 30 results : FDA 6 Generic
  9. Ketoconazole (Nizoral) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 48 results : FDA 20 Generic
  10. bifonazole : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 17 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Onychomycosis

  1. Infection
  2. Tinea Pedis (Athlete's Foot)
  3. Dermatomycoses (Dermatophytosis)
  4. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
  5. Tinea (Ringworm)
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Key Therapies for Onychomycosis

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 10 outcomes 12 studies in 40 results
  2. Solid-State Lasers : 10 outcomes 4 studies in 14 results
  3. Debridement : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 19 results
  4. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 13 results
  5. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 17 results
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