|Drug class||Antifungal (imidazole)|
|Main uses||Athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, pityriasis versicolor|
|Side effects||Itching, burning, and redness of the skin|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||397.74 g·mol−1|
|3D model (JSmol)|
Common side effects include itching, burning, and redness of the skin. Other side effects may include contact dermatitis. It is an antifungal in the imidazole class. It is believed to work by altering the cellular membrane of the fungus.
It is applied up to twice per day for 3 to 8 weeks.
Although not used commercially for insect control, sulconazole nitrate exhibits a strong anti-feeding effect on the keratin-digesting Australian carpet beetle larvae Anthrenocerus australis.
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