Recommend OTC Butenafine or Terbinafine First for Tinea Infections

A new Rx antifungal cream, Luzu (LOO-zoo, luliconazole) will raise questions about how to treat common tinea infections.

It'll be promoted for its once-daily use and short week for ringworm or jock itch and two weeks for athlete's foot.

But Luzu costs about $380 for 60 g...compared to $16 for 30 g of OTC butenafine (Lotrimin Ultra) or terbinafine (Lamisil AT, etc).

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