Drug Index

Tolnaftate

 
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Mechanism :

It is an antifungal drug used to treat skin infections like Tinea (ringworm) of the feet, hands, groin and scalp. It is administered topically to treat onychomycosis (nail infections).


Indication :

• Tinea corporis

• Tinea cruris

• Tinea pedis

• Tinea versicolor


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity to any component.


Dosing :

Use in children 2 years and above. Available as 10 mg cream or 10 mg/ml solution.

Apply to the affected area once or twice a day for 2 to 4 weeks.


Adverse Effect :

Stinging, irritation, sensitization.


Interaction :

No significant interactions known or found for this drug.


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