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
Antifungal activity of
ibuprofen alone and in combination with fluconazole
against Candida species.
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