Tenafin Cream

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10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tenafin Cream

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Uses of Tenafin Cream

Tenafin Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Tenafin Cream

Common

Pain, Burning sensation, Skin inflammation, Skin irritation, Itching, Skin redness.

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How to use Tenafin 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 Tenafin Cream works

Tenafin cream stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Tenafin Cream

Expert advice for Tenafin Cream

  • Butenafine topical cream is for external use only. Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of accidental contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Before applying the cream, wash and completely dry the affected area. 
  • Do not cover the area with bandages or other dressings, unless directed by your doctor.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you notice change in color or burning sensation of skin.
  • Tell your doctor if you have a fungal nail infection or any other skin problem.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to butenafine or any of its ingredients.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tenafin Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tenafin Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Tenafin Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Tenafin Cream via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Tenafin Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Tenafin Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tenafin Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Tenafin Cream is probably safe to use in patients with liver
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tenafin Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tenafin NA Cream

Frequently asked questions for Butenafine Topical

Q. Does butenafine hydrochloride kill ringworm/ kill yeast?
Yes. Butenafine hydrochloride kills ringworm and yeast
Q. Is butenafine hydrochloride a steroid?
No. Butenafine hydrochloride is not a steroid. It is an antifungal drug.

Substitutes for Tenafin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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