Drug Index

Butenafine

 
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Mechanism :

Butenafine is a member of the class of antifungal compounds known as benzylamines which are structurally related to the allylamines.


Indication :

• Tinea (pityriasis) versicolor due to M. furfur (formerly P. orbiculare)

• Interdigital tinea pedis (athlete’s foot)

• Tinea corporis (ringworm) and tinea cruris (jock itch) due to E. floccosum, T. mentagrophytes, T. rubrum, and T. tonsurans.


Contraindications :

Contraindicated in individuals who have known or suspected sensitivity to butenafine or any of its components.


Dosing :

Topical 1% cream

<12 years: Safety and efficacy has not been established.

>12 years: Dosage is same as adults

Tinea (pityriasis) versicolor: Apply once daily for 2 weeks.

Interdigital tinea pedis: Apply twice daily for 7 days OR once daily for 4 weeks (Not to exceed 4 weeks).

Tinea corporis or tinea cruris: Apply once/twice daily for at least 1 week.


Adverse Effect :

Burning/stinging, erythema, irritation, itching.


Interaction :

No significant interactions have been documented.


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