Description of the medicine: Bifonazole (Bifonazolum)
(±) -1- (n-para-α-diphenylbenzyl) imidazole.
Synonyms: Bifosin, Mikospor, Bifonarole, Bifosinum, Micospor.
A broad-spectrum antifungal drug similar in mechanism of action to other imidazole derivatives.
Applied externally (in the form of a cream, gel, solution or powder) for dermatomycosis (superficial candidiasis, dermatophytosis, erythrasma, multicolored lichen, etc.) and onychomycosis.
The cream or solution is applied in a thin layer, rubbing it onto the infected surface of the skin. Apply at the rate of 5 mm of a column of cream squeezed out of a tube, or 3 drops of a solution per palm-sized area 1 time per day (at night). The duration of treatment is usually 2-4 weeks.
With onychomycosis, a thin layer of cream is applied to the affected nails, covered with a plaster and a bandage for 24 hours. After a day, the cream together with the softened part of the nail is removed by wetting the fingers in warm water, the fingers are dried and the cream is applied again. The procedure is repeated for 7-14 days. After removal of the nail, treatment is continued for 4 weeks. If necessary, the course of treatment is repeated.
Possible side effects: local irritation, allergic reactions.
Contraindicated in pregnancy.
Method of issuance: 1% powder (powder) in banks of 30 g; 1% cream in tubes of 15, 20, 30 and 35 g complete with adhesive tape strips and a set of scraper files to remove softened areas of nails; 1% gel in 100 g vials; 1% solution for external use in dropper bottles of 15 and 30 ml.
Storage: List B.