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Luzu Cream

Generic name: luliconazole topical [LOO-li-KON-a-zol-TOP-i-kal]
Brand name: Luzu
Drug class: topical antifungals

What is Luzu?

Luzu cream acts as an antifungal to fight infections caused by fungus.Luzu cream can be used on adults and children over 12 years of age to treat athlete's foot (tinea cruritis).Luzu cream can also be used to treat ringworm (tinea corporis) in both adults and children older than 2 years.


Please carefully follow all instructions listed on your medication's label or packaging, and inform your healthcare provider of all medical conditions, allergies and medicines you are taking.

Before you take this drug

Luzu cream should not be used if you have an allergy to luliconazole.Luzu is not known to harm unborn babies. If you plan to get pregnant or are already pregnant, tell your doctor.There is no way to know if luliconazole topically passes into breastmilk or if it can harm a baby who is nursing. You should tell your doctor if your baby is breastfed.Anyone younger than 18 is not allowed to use Luzu Cream.

How to take Luzu?

Follow the directions on your prescription label. Please follow all the instructions on the prescription label. Take this medication only as prescribed. Do not exceed the recommended dosage or take it for longer.Luzu should not be taken by mouth. Luzu should only be applied to the skin.For 2 weeks, apply the medication to the affected area and the nearby skin.For jock itch and ringworm, apply Luzu Cream once a day to the affected area as well as nearby skin for a week.Only apply a thin layer to the affected areas. Spread the medicine on the skin around the affected area by about an inch.After using this medication, wash your hands.Luzu cream should not be shared with anyone else, even if the other person has similar symptoms.Store away from heat and moisture at room temperature.

Similar/related drugs

Clotrimazole topical, ketoconazole topical, terbinafine, miconazole topical, Lamisil

Details on dosage

Adult dose of Luzu cream for Tinea Pedis:Once a day, for two weeks, apply a thin layer of cream to the affected area as well as the area surrounding it.Approved indications: Topical treatment for interdigital tinea pedicis caused by Trichophyton rhodum and Epidermophyton flaccosumAdult dose for Tinea corporis (ringworm)Apply the cream to the affected area and the area around it (about 1 inch) every day for a week.Approved indications for use: Topical treatment of tinea corporis and tinea rubrum due to T. rubrum and E. floccosumAdult dose for Tinea cruris (Jock Itch)Apply the cream to the affected area and the area around it (about 1 inch) every day for a week.Approved indications for use: Topical treatment of tinea corporis and tinea rubrum due to T. rubrum and E. floccosum

What happens if I miss the dose?

As soon as you realize, take the missed dose right away; otherwise if your next scheduled dosage is approaching quickly, skip it altogether. You should not take extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 for poison help or seek immediate medical attention.

What should be avoided?

Do not get this medication in your mouth, eyes, or vagina.

Side effects of Luzu

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, or throat.If you experience severe burning, swelling, or stinging following the application of medicine, call your doctor immediately.Luzu can cause mild skin irritation when applied to the skin.There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. Contacting the FDA directly can help report potential side effects by calling them on 800-FDA-1088 or online via their portal.

Interaction with other drug

Other drugs that you may take orally or even inject are unlikely to have any effect on luliconazole applied topically. Many drugs interact. Inform your healthcare providers of all the medicines you take, including vitamins, herbal products, prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, and other drugs.