Topical antifungal drugs for the treatment of onychomycosis: an overview of current strategies for monotherapy and combination therapy.

  title={Topical antifungal drugs for the treatment of onychomycosis: an overview of current strategies for monotherapy and combination therapy.},
  author={Robert L Baran and Alexandre Kaoukhov},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  volume={19 1},
BACKGROUND Onychomycosis is a relatively common disease accounting for up to 50% of all nail disorders and its prevalence rises with age. As onychomycosis is an important medical disorder affecting both patient's health and quality of life, it requires prompt and effective treatment. OBJECTIVE Topical antifungal nail lacquers have been formulated to provide efficient delivery to the nail unit. As both amorolfine and ciclopirox have proved useful as monotherapy for onychomycosis that does not… CONTINUE READING

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