antifungal foot care tolnaftate

Get an overview of ANTIFUNGAL FOOT CARE (tolnaftate spray), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in antifungal foot care can be sold under different names.

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Drug Basics

Brand Name: antifungal foot care

Generic Name: TOLNAFTATE

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: TOPICAL

Dosage Form: SPRAY

Data Current As Of: 2019-04-29

active ingredient

Tolnaftate 1%

purpose

Antifungal

uses

  • proven clinically effective in the treatment of most athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) and ringworm (tinea corporis)
  • helps prevent most athlete’s foot with daily use
  • for effective relief of itching, burning and cracking

warnings

For external use only

Flammable: Do not use while smoking or near heat or flame

do not use

on children under 2 years of age unless directed by a doctor

when using this product

  • avoid contact with the eyes
  • use only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling contents can be harmful or fatal.
  • contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Do not store at temperature above 120°F (49°C).

stop use & ask a doctor if

  • irritation occurs
  • there is no improvement within 4 weeks

keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).

directions

  • wash affected area and dry thoroughly
  • shake can well and spray a thin layer over affected area twice daily (morning and night)
  • supervise children in the use of this product
  • for athlete’s foot: pay special attention to spaces between the toes; wear well-fitting, ventilated shoes and change shoes and socks at least once daily
  • use daily for 4 weeks; if condition persists longer, ask a doctor
  • to prevent athlete’s foot, apply once or twice daily (morning and/or night)
  • this product is not effective on the scalp or nails

other information

  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

inactive ingredients

alcohol denat., butylated hydroxytoluene, isobutane, polyethylene glycol 300, polysorbate 20

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