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December 1972

Haloprogin Therapy for Dermatophyte Infections

Author Affiliations

Silver Spring, Md; Durham, NC

From the Department of Medicine (Dermatology), Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC (Dr. Katz), and the Department of Dermatology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC (Dr. Cahn).

Arch Dermatol. 1972;106(6):837-838. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620150023008

Haloprogin is a new topical antifungal medication. A double-blind study revealed that haloprogin is an effective preparation compared to placebo. Haloprogin and tolnaftate are equally effective in the treatment of dermatophytosis.