Athlete’s foot, jock itch, and onychomycosis (fungal nail) are common, particularly in athletes. Research points to the practicality “of using ibuprofen, alone or in combination with azoles, in the treatment of candidosis, particularly when applied topically, taking advantage of the drug’s antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties.” Various synergistic combinations are used for antifungal therapy.
J Med Microbiol 2000 Sep;49(9):831-40
Antifungal activity of ibuprofen alone and in combination with fluconazole against Candida species.
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