Butenafine

 
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Antifungal

Butenafine is an antifungal that works by preventing the growth of fungus.

Butenafine is prescribed for the topical treatment of the following dermatologic infections:
- Interdigital tinea pedis (athlete's foot);
- Tinea (pityriasis) versicolor due to M furfur;
- Tinea corporis (ringworm);
- Tinea cruris (jock itch) due to:
-- T.tonsurans;
-- T.rubrum;
-- T.mentagrophytes;
-- E.floccosum;

Without a Prescription

Butenafine is prescribed to treat a variety of fungal skin infections:
- Athlete's foot;
- Jock itch;
- Ringworm;

Butenafine is prescribed to treat:
- A fungal infection that causes a lightening or darkening of the skin of the neck chest arms or legs;
- A skin condition known as pityriasis (tinea versicolor);

Dosage

Ask your pharmacist to tell you the correct dose of Butenafine that suits you best.

Side Effects

Side effects may include:
- Trouble breathing;
- Severe dizziness;
- Redness;
- Rash;
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- Itching at the application site;
- Irritation;
- Burning;
- Blistering/swelling/oozing at the application site;
- Allergic reaction;

Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Butenafine-tc;
- Lotrimin Ultra;
- Butenafinum [INN-Latin];
- Butenafine hydrochloride;
- Butenafine HCL;
- Butenafine [INN];
- Butenafine;
- Butenafina [INN-Spanish];

Contraindications

Butenafine is contraindicated in individuals who have known or suspected sensitivity to Butenafine, or any of Butenafine components.

Butenafine is contraindicated if you have:
- Athlete's foot on the bottom/side of the foot;
- Allergic to Butenafine;
- Allergic to allylamine antifungals;
Without Prescription (2017)