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:
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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