Drug Index

Naftifine

 
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Mechanism :

Exhibits antifungal activity by selectively inhibiting the enzyme squalene epoxidase in a dose-dependent manner; has both fungistatic and fungicidal activity.


Indication :

• Tinea infections: Topical treatment of tinea cruris, tinea corporis and tinea pedis.


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity to naftifine or any component of the formulation.


Dosing :

Tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis:

Topical

Cream 1% and gel 1%: Apply once daily (cream) or twice daily (gel) to affected area and surrounding skin for up to 4 weeks.


Adverse Effect :

Burning sensation of skin, xeroderma, skin irritation, erythema, pruritus, application site reaction.


Interaction :

No known significant interactions.


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