Naftate Cream



Uses of Naftate Cream
Naftate Cream is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.
Naftate Cream side effects
  • Skin irritation
How to use Naftate Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Naftate Cream works
Naftate Cream is an antifungal medication.
Naftate Cream related warnings
No interaction found/established
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Naftate Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Do not start or continue tolnaftate and consult your doctor, if you are allergic to tolnaftate, or to any of the other ingredients in tolnaftate.
  • Continue to use this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after starting tolnaftate.
  • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not go away.


Q. Is Naftate good for jock itch or toenail fungus or nail fungus or ringworm or tinea versicolor?
Yes, Naftate good for jock itch or toenail fungus or nail fungus or ringworm or tinea versicolor
Q. Is Naftate a steroid?
No. It is an antifungal drug
Q. Is Naftate safe?
Naftate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is tolnaftate better than clotrimazole?
Tolnaftate has been found to be better than clotrimazole in treating athlete's foot. Effect in other fungal skin infections is not known
Q. How does Naftate work?
Naftate is an antifungal medication that works by preventing the growth of fungus.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 31st May 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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20 gm in 1 tube