Antifungals for Topical Use

DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB00525TolnaftateTolnaftate topical is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm infections. Tolnaftate is also used, along with other antifungals, to treat infections of the nails, scalp, palms, and soles of the feet. The powder and powder aerosol may be used to prevent athlete's foot.
DB00735NaftifineFor the topical treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis caused by the organisms Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton tonsurans and Epidermophyton floccosum.
DB00793HaloproginUsed to treat fungal (Tinea) skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and tinea versicolor.
DB00856ChlorphenesinUsed, along with rest and physical therapy, to treat injuries and other painful muscular conditions. Investigated for use in trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), a neuropathic disorder characterized by severe facial pain. Was investigated as a modulator of histamine release.
DB00857TerbinafineFor the treatment of dermatophyte infections of the toenail or fingernail caused by susceptible fungi. Also for the treatment of tinea capitis (scalp ringworm) and tinea corporis (body ringworm) or tinea cruris (jock itch).
DB00971Selenium SulfideFor treatment of tinea versicolor, tinea capitis, dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp.
DB01007TioconazoleFor the local treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis (moniliasis).
DB01091ButenafineFor the topical treatment of the following dermatologic infections: tinea (pityriasis) versicolor due to M. furfur, interdigital tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), tinea corporis (ringworm) and tinea cruris (jock itch) due to E. floccosum, T. mentagrophytes, T. rubrum, and T. tonsurans.
DB01110MiconazoleFor topical application in the treatment of tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), tinea cruris, and tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum, in the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis (moniliasis), and in the treatment of tinea versicolor.
DB01188CiclopiroxUsed as a topical treatment in immunocompetent patients with mild to moderate onychomycosis of fingernails and toenails without lunula involvement, due to Trichophyton rubrum.
DB04794BifonazoleUsed for the treatment of various topical fungal infections, including athlete's foot (tinea pedis).
DB06820SulconazoleSulconazole solution 1.0% is indicated for the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, and Microsporum canis; and for the treatment of tinea versicolor. Effectiveness has not been proven in tinea pedis (athlete’s foot).
DB08933LuliconazoleLuliconazole is indicated in adults aged 18 years and older for the topical treatment of fungal infections caused by Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum, specifically tinea pedis, cruris, and corporis.
DB09040EfinaconazoleIndicated in the treatment of fungal infection of the nail, known as onychomycosis.
DB09056AmorolfineNot Available
DB11117Undecylenic acidIndicated for the treatment of fungal infections as a salt form. No therapeutic indications on its own.
DB11368ChlorophetanolNot Available
DB13858DimazoleNot Available
DB00196FluconazoleFor the treatment of fungal infections.
DB00239OxiconazoleFor treatment of dermal fungal infection.
DB00257ClotrimazoleFor the local treatment of oropharyngeal candidiasis and vaginal yeast infections, also used in fungal infections of the skin such as ringworm, athlete's foot, and jock itch.
DB00400GriseofulvinFor the treatment of ringworm infections of the skin, hair, and nails, namely: tinea corporis, tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea barbae, cradle cap or other conditions caused by Trichophyton or Microsporum fungi.
DB00406Gentian violet cationFor the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections inside the mouth (thrush) and skin, also for the prevention of transmission of Chagas' disease (as a blood additive).
DB00646NystatinFor treatment of cutaneous or mucocutaneous mycotic infections caused by Candida species
DB00730ThiabendazoleFor the treatment of strongyloidiasis (threadworm), cutaneous larva migrans (creeping eruption), visceral larva migrans, and trichinosis.
DB00826NatamycinFor the treatment of fungal blepharitis, conjunctivitis, and keratitis caused by susceptible organisms including Fusarium solani keratitis.
DB00936Salicylic acidKey additive in many skin-care products for the treatment of acne, psoriasis, callouses, corns, keratosis pilaris and warts.
DB01026KetoconazoleFor the treatment of the following systemic fungal infections: candidiasis, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, oral thrush, candiduria, blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, histoplasmosis, chromomycosis, and paracoccidioidomycosis.
DB01099FlucytosineFor the treatment (in combination with amphotericin B) of serious infections caused by susceptible strains of Candida (septicemia, endocarditis and urinary system infections) and/or Cryptococcus (meningitis and pulmonary infections).
DB01127EconazoleFor topical application in the treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton tonsurans, Microsporum canis, Microsporum audouini, Microsporum gypseum, and Epidermophyton floccosum, in the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis, and in the treatment of tinea versicolor.
DB01153SertaconazoleFor the topical treatment of interdigital tinea pedis in immunocompetent patients 12 years of age and older, caused by Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum.
DB08943IsoconazoleNot Available
DrugDrug NameTargetType
DB00525TolnaftateSqualene monooxygenasetarget
DB00735NaftifineSqualene monooxygenasetarget
DB00856ChlorphenesinCYP2B proteinenzyme
DB00856ChlorphenesinCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
DB00856ChlorphenesinCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00856ChlorphenesinXanthine dehydrogenase/oxidaseenzyme
DB00856ChlorphenesinProstaglandin G/H synthase 2enzyme
DB00856ChlorphenesinCholinesteraseenzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCytochrome P450 2D6enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCytochrome P450 1A2enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCytochrome P450 2C8enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineProstaglandin G/H synthase 1enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCholesterol side-chain cleavage enzyme, mitochondrialenzyme
DB00857TerbinafineCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
DB00857TerbinafineSqualene monooxygenasetarget
DB01007TioconazoleCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
DB01007TioconazoleCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
DB01007TioconazoleCytochrome P450 2C8enzyme
DB01007TioconazoleCytochrome P450 2E1enzyme
DB01007TioconazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB01007TioconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB01007TioconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB01091ButenafineSqualene monooxygenasetarget
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 2D6enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialenzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 2A6enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 2B6enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 2E1enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylaseenzyme
DB01110MiconazoleCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
DB01110MiconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB01110MiconazoleNitric oxide synthase, endothelialtarget
DB01110MiconazoleNitric oxide synthase, inducibletarget
DB01110MiconazoleCalcium-activated potassium channel subunit alpha-1target
DB01110MiconazoleCalcium-activated potassium channel subunit beta-1target
DB01110MiconazoleCalcium-activated potassium channel subunit beta-2target
DB01110MiconazoleCalcium-activated potassium channel subunit beta-3target
DB01110MiconazoleCalcium-activated potassium channel subunit beta-4target
DB01110MiconazoleIntermediate conductance calcium-activated potassium channel protein 4target
DB01110MiconazoleSmall conductance calcium-activated potassium channel protein 1target
DB01110MiconazoleSmall conductance calcium-activated potassium channel protein 2target
DB01110MiconazoleSmall conductance calcium-activated potassium channel protein 3target
DB01110MiconazolePotassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2target
DB01110MiconazolePotassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 6target
DB01110MiconazolePotassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 7target
DB01110MiconazoleNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2target
DB01110MiconazoleMultidrug resistance protein 1transporter
DB01188CiclopiroxSodium/potassium-transporting ATPase subunit alpha-1target
DB04794BifonazoleCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
DB04794BifonazoleCytochrome P450 2E1enzyme
DB04794BifonazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB04794BifonazoleCytochrome P450 2B6target
DB04794BifonazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB06820SulconazoleCytochrome P450 1A2enzyme
DB06820SulconazoleCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DB06820SulconazoleCytochrome P450 2D6enzyme
DB08933LuliconazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB08933LuliconazoleCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
DB08933LuliconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB09040EfinaconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB00196FluconazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00196FluconazoleCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DB00196FluconazoleCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
DB00196FluconazoleCytochrome P450 3A5enzyme
DB00196FluconazoleCytochrome P450 3A7enzyme
DB00196FluconazoleCytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialenzyme
DB00196FluconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB00196FluconazoleMultidrug resistance protein 1transporter
DB00239OxiconazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00239OxiconazoleCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
DB00239OxiconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB00239OxiconazoleLanosterol synthasetarget
DB00239OxiconazoleNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2target
DB00257ClotrimazoleCholesterol side-chain cleavage enzyme, mitochondrialenzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 2D6enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 2C8enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 2B6enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialenzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 2A6enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 2E1enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleCytochrome P450 3A7enzyme
DB00257ClotrimazoleIntermediate conductance calcium-activated potassium channel protein 4target
DB00257ClotrimazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB00257ClotrimazoleNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2target
DB00257ClotrimazoleNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 3target
DB00257ClotrimazoleCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 2transporter
DB00257ClotrimazoleMultidrug resistance protein 1transporter
DB00257ClotrimazoleCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 1transporter
DB00257ClotrimazoleBile salt export pumptransporter
DB00400GriseofulvinCytochrome P450 1A2enzyme
DB00400GriseofulvinCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00400GriseofulvinCytochrome P450 2D6enzyme
DB00400GriseofulvinTubulin beta chaintarget
DB00400GriseofulvinTubulin alpha chaintarget
DB00400GriseofulvinKeratin, type I cytoskeletal 12target
DB00406Gentian violet cationDNAtarget
DB00406Gentian violet cationSolute carrier family 22 member 1transporter
DB00646NystatinCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00646NystatinErgosteroltarget
DB00646NystatinSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B1transporter
DB00646NystatinSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B3transporter
DB00730ThiabendazoleCytochrome P450 1A2enzyme
DB00730ThiabendazoleCytochrome P450 1A1enzyme
DB00730ThiabendazoleFumarate reductase flavoprotein subunittarget
DB00826NatamycinCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB00826NatamycinErgosteroltarget
DB00936Salicylic acidSerum albumincarrier
DB00936Salicylic acidCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DB00936Salicylic acidProstaglandin G/H synthase 1target
DB00936Salicylic acidProstaglandin G/H synthase 2target
DB00936Salicylic acidAldo-keto reductase family 1 member C1target
DB00936Salicylic acidSolute carrier family 22 member 6transporter
DB00936Salicylic acidSolute carrier family 22 member 10transporter
DB00936Salicylic acidSolute carrier family 22 member 8transporter
DB00936Salicylic acidSolute carrier family 22 member 11transporter
DB00936Salicylic acidSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 2B1transporter
DB00936Salicylic acidMonocarboxylate transporter 1transporter
DB00936Salicylic acidSolute carrier family 22 member 7transporter
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 2C9enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 2C19enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 3A5enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 1A2enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 2C8enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 1A1enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 2D6enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 3A7enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCholesterol side-chain cleavage enzyme, mitochondrialenzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialenzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 1B1enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 26A1enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 2A6enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 2B6enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylaseenzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleUDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1-1enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleUDP-glucuronosyltransferase 2B7enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 4F12enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleLeukotriene-B(4) omega-hydroxylase 1enzyme
DB01026KetoconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB01026KetoconazoleAndrogen receptortarget
DB01026Ketoconazole17-hydroxylasetarget
DB01026KetoconazoleSteroid 21-hydroxylasetarget
DB01026Ketoconazole11-hydroxylasetarget
DB01026KetoconazoleCytochrome P450 19A1target
DB01026KetoconazolePotassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2target
DB01026KetoconazoleNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2target
DB01026KetoconazoleNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 3target
DB01026KetoconazoleBile salt export pumptransporter
DB01026KetoconazoleMultidrug resistance protein 1transporter
DB01026KetoconazoleSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1A2transporter
DB01026KetoconazoleSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B1transporter
DB01099FlucytosineThymidylate synthasetarget
DB01099FlucytosineDNA (cytosine-5)-methyltransferase 1target
DB01099FlucytosineDNAtarget
DB01127EconazoleCytochrome P450 19A1enzyme
DB01127EconazoleCytochrome P450 2E1enzyme
DB01127EconazoleCytochrome P450 3A4enzyme
DB01127EconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget
DB01127EconazoleNuclear receptor subfamily 1 group I member 2target
DB01153SertaconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylaseenzyme
DB01153SertaconazoleLanosterol 14-alpha demethylasetarget