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Undecylenic acid topical

Generic name: undecylenic acid topical [un-deh-si-LEN-ik-AS-id]

Brand names: Blis-To-Sol Powder, Elon Dual Defense Anti-Fungal Formula, Fungicure, Fungi-Nail, Fungi-Nail Pen,… Show all 14 brands
Dosage formats: topical cream (10%), topical lotion (10%), topical powder (12%), and topical solution (25%)
Drug class: topical antifungals

What is Undecylenic acid topical?

Undecylenic acid is a fatty acid that prevents fungal growth in the face.

Topical application of undecylenic acid (for the face) helps treat problems caused by fungi like the athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm.Undecylenic acid topical can be used for other purposes that are not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Undecylenic Acid topical

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms or warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, tongue, throat, or face,

Topical undecylenic acid can cause serious adverse effects. Stop using the undecylenic acid topical and contact your physician immediately if you suffer from:

  • Extreme burning or stinging on the treated skin
  • Any new skin symptoms.

Common negative side effects of undecylenic acid topical products include:

  • Irritations of the skin that have been treated.

This isn't a complete list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Similar or related drugs

Clotrimazole topical, ketoconazole topical, terbinafine, miconazole topical, Lamisil, Fungi-Nail, and Elon Dual Defense Anti-Fungal Formula


Follow the instructions on the medicine label and the package. Be sure to inform your health professionals about your medical ailments and allergies, as well as the medicines you are taking.

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to apply undecylenic acid to your skin in case you have an allergy to it.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist whether undecylenic acid topical is safe in the case of allergic skin or sensitive skin.Don't give the medication to children without a medical recommendation.Talk to your doctor prior to taking this medication if you are nursing or pregnant.

How to take Undecylenic acid topical?

Use only as indicated on the label or as recommended by your physician.Do not consume by mouth. The topical medication is intended for use exclusively on your skin.Make sure to use only the undecylenic acid topical solution designed specifically for the area of your body that you want to treat (such as your feet, groin, or nails). The medicine won't be effective if you don't make use of the correct formulation.

Don't allow a small child to use the undecylenic acid in the topical area without guidance from an adult.Wash your hands thoroughly before and after you use this medication.

If you're using undecylenic acid cream on your feet, rub the cream on every area, including between your toes.Don't cover the skin with an elastic bandage. You can wrap the skin in the gauze of a cotton cloth to keep your clothes safe.

Avoid wearing tight-fitting garments made from synthetic materials (such as nylon), which don't permit air circulation. Wear loose clothes composed of cotton and various other fibers that are natural until the disease heals.

Change your socks and shoes daily, at a minimum. Treating foot problems for athletes.Consult your physician if symptoms don't improve after four days of medication.Take this medication for the prescribed amount of time, even if symptoms do not improve immediately.Keep it at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Don't freeze.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Take the medication as quickly as you can; however, do not take the missed dose if you think it is close to time for the next dose. Don't apply two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

Undecimal acid overdose topical medication is unlikely to be a risk. Get medical attention immediately, or contact the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222 if you have accidentally swallowed the drug.

What should be avoided?

Do not inhale undecylenic acid into your eye. If contact does occur, wash your eyes with water.

Interaction with other drugs

Skin care products are unlikely to be affected by any other medications you take. However, many drugs interact with each other. Be sure to inform your health professionals about any medications you take, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbs.