Efficacy and safety of itraconazole in the long-term treatment of onychomycosis.

@article{Piepponen1992EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of itraconazole in the long-term treatment of onychomycosis.},
  author={T Piepponen and Kirsti Blomqvist and Helen Brandt and V{\"a}in{\"o} K Havu and Antero Hollm{\'e}n and K. Kohtam{\"a}ki and Lasse Lehtonen and Kristiina Turjanmaa},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={1992},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={195-205}
}
Sixty-one patients with a clinical diagnosis of onychomycosis in finger or toe nails were treated with itraconazole 100 mg/day or griseofulvin 500 mg/day for six to nine months. The infective causes were Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, or Trichophyton violaceum, and in two cases Candida albicans. A total of 27 finger and 390 toe nails were… CONTINUE READING