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Antifungal

What is the difference between Lamisil AT and other antifungal medications?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Lamisil AT contains the active ingredient terbinafine and is intended only for athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm. It not intended to treat vaginal infections or those that develop under the nails or on the scalp. The other over-the-counter antifungals include: Lotrimin AF Cream, which contains the active ingredient clotrimazole; and Lotrimin AF Topical Powder, Topical Powder Spray and Topical Solution Spray, which contain the active ingredient miconazole. These two are intended for the athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm.

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