Dermatophyte (Fungal) Infection - Scalp

Topical treatment should be used twice weekly in addition to oral to reduce transmission.

Consult specialist for scalp infections and use of oral antifungals in children.

Griseofulvin

1g oral once daily (or in divided doses)

For 4-8 weeks

Terbinafine

250mg oral once daily (unlicensed indication)

For 4 weeks