Antifungals applied to the skin: In short-haired cats and kittens that are otherwise healthy, ringworm infections that are localized (not widespread) may usually be treated with an antifungal cream, lotion, ointment, or solution. Common antifungal medications used to treat ringworm in cats include clotrimazole, miconazole (MicaVed®, Miconosol®, or Conofite®), or thiabendazole (Tresaderm®). Clotrimazole cream (1%) is available over the counter (OTC) in most pharmacies without a prescription and is commonly used to treat athlete's foot (a fungal infection of the foot, or tinea pedis) in humans. However, miconazole (usually a solution containing 1.15% miconazole nitrate) and thiabendazole (usually a solution containing 40 milligrams of thiabendazole per milliliter) are available by prescription only. The medication is applied to the affected area as directed by the veterinarian (usually once or twice daily for 2-4 weeks). If the infection does not clear up by the end of the treatment, or if side effects occur, the veterinarian should be contacted immediately.
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A vaccine, FeloVax MC-K, has been introduced for the treatment or prevention of ringworm in cats. However, the effectiveness of this vaccine is not certain. Veterinary experts believe that the vaccine only prevents symptoms from worsening and does not prevent the infection itself. Therefore, vaccinated cats may still be carriers of ringworm and transmit the disease to humans or other animals. Use of this vaccine by itself is generally discouraged.
Banixx has been used with tremendous success on ringworm in cats.
It worked well and I wondered if I could use it on the cats. I asked my veterinarian about it. He did a bit of research and gave me a prescription for the ointment, oral medication, and a shampoo containing Ketoconazole
I was amazed at how fast the cats responded to treatment, and within 3 weeks all cats were clear. I was hooked! I wondered, "Was Ketoconazole the answer to the dreaded Ringworm dilemma?".
Ringworm (Dermatophytosis) in Cats - Pet Education