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CME Infectious Disease

Onychomycosis: How can it be treated?

Warren Joseph, DPM

Warren S Joseph, DPM, FIDSA discusses the current treatment options available for onychomycosis and reviews mechanical, topical and oral therapies. Dr Joseph also discusses physician perception of these treatments as well as the difficulty of FDA approval and actual treatment success rates.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate the podiatric physicians' treatment choice for onychomycosis using topical, oral, and mechanical therapies
  2. Identify the safety challenges, drug interactions, and potential for acute liver injury with oral onychomycosis therapies
  3. Identify the need and use for new topical onychomycosis therapies which avoid the safety challenges of oral medications
  4. Identify the newer topical therapies and their clinical data for their effectiveness in the treatment of onychomycosis in clinical practice
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  • Author
  • Warren Joseph, DPM

    Roxborough Memorial Hospital
    Philadelphia, PA
    Editor - Journal of the APMA

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    Warren Joseph Warren S. Joseph, DPM, FIDSA has disclosed that he receives Honorarium/Expenses, is a Consultant to and serves on the Speaker's Bureau for Pfizer and Merck.