Undecylenic Acid, Compound (Topical)
Brand Names : Caldesene Medicated Powder, Cruex Antifungal Cream, Cruex Antifungal Powder, Cruex Antifungal Spray Powder, Decylenes Powder, Desenex Antifungal Cream, Desenex Antifungal Liquid, Desenex Antifungal Ointment, Desenex Antifungal Penetrating Foam, Desenex Antifungal Powder, Desenex Antifungal Spray Powder, Gordochom Solution, Cruex Aerosol Powder, Cruex Cream, Cruex Powder, Desenex Aerosol Powder, Desenex Foam, Desenex Ointment, Desenex Powder, Desenex Solution
Proper Use of This Medicine
compound undecylenic acid, wash the affected and surrounding areas, and dry
thoroughly. Then apply enough medicine to cover these areas.
Keep this medicine away from the eyes
For patients using the cream form
of this medicine:
Apply cream generously to affected and surrounding areas. Rub in
Do not use on pus-containing sores or on badly broken skin.
For patients using the powder form
If the powder is used on the feet, sprinkle it between toes, on feet,
and in socks and shoes.
For patients using the aerosol powder or aerosol foam
of this medicine:
From a distance of 4 to 6 inches, spray the affected and surrounding
areas. If the medicine is used on the feet, spray it between the toes also.
The powder may also be sprayed in socks and shoes.
Do not use this medicine around the eyes, nose, or mouth.
Do not inhale the aerosol.
Do not use near heat, near open flame, or while smoking.
To help clear up your infection completely, keep using
this medicine for 2 weeks after burning, itching, or other symptoms have disappeared
, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Do
not miss any doses
Dosing - The dose of topical compound undecylenic acid
will be different for different patients. Follow your
doctor's orders or the directions on the label
. The following information
includes only the average doses of topical compound undecylenic acid. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor
tells you to do so
For fungus infections:
For aerosol foam, aerosol powder, ointment,
, or solution
Adults and children 2 years of age and over - Apply to the affected
area(s) of the skin two times a day.
Children up to 2 years of age - Use is not recommended.
Adults and children - Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin
as often as necessary.
Missed dose - If you miss a dose of this medicine, apply it as
soon as possible. Then go back to your regular dosing schedule.
Storage - To store this medicine:
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store away from heat and direct light.
Do not store the powder form of this medicine in the bathroom, near
the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the
medicine to break down.
Keep the aerosol foam, aerosol powder, cream, ointment, and solution
forms of this medicine from freezing.
Do not puncture, break, or burn the aerosol foam or powder container.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure
that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.