Butenafine hydrochloride [ (Mentax) ] Drug Information

Contains Butenafine hydrochloride drug information and provides Butenafine hydrochloride drug indication, contraindication, special concerns, side effects, overdose management and dosage
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  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Special Concerns
  • Side Effects
  • Overdose Management
  • Dosage

  • Indications:
    Treatment of interdigital tinea pedia (athlete's foot) due to Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes or T. rubrum.
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    Contraindications:
    No Available information
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    Special Concerns:
    Use with caution during lactation and in clients sensitive to allylamine antifungal drugs as the drugs may be cross-reactive. Safety and efficacy have not been determined in children less than 12 years of age.
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    Side Effects:
    Dermatologic: Contact dermatitis, burning or stinging, worsening of the condition, erythema, irritation, itching.
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    Overdose Management:
    No Available information
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    Drug Interactions:
    No Available information
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    Dosage:
    •Cream, 1% Athlete's foot.

    Apply the cream to cover the affected area and immediate surrounding skin once daily for 4 weeks. Review the diagnosis if no beneficial effects are noted after the treatment period.
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