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Naftate Cream

Prescription Required


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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Naftate

1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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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.
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20 gm in 1 tube