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Tinaderm Solution

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Tinaderm Solution is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of fungal infections. It prevents the growth of fungi and therefore stops the infection from spreading to the unaffected parts.

Tinaderm Solution is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor. The amount you need, and how long you should take will depend on what you are being treated for. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. You should avoid getting in contact with your mouth, eyes, and nose. In case of accidental contact, wash it off with plenty of water. Keep using it regularly to get the most benefit.

On application, it may cause itching, skin irritation, and skin rash. They are not usually serious and often disappear with time. If they do not go away or worsen, you should let your doctor know.

Uses of Tinaderm Solution

Benefits of Tinaderm Solution

In Fungal skin infections

Tinaderm Solution is used to treat skin infections caused by fungi. It works by killing and stopping the growth of fungi. This provides relief from various symptoms, such as pain and itching, caused by the infection and speeds up the healing process. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone. This will prevent the infection from coming back. Using this medicine as prescribed may help you feel more comfortable with your skin.

Side effects of Tinaderm Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tinaderm

  • Skin irritation
  • Itching
  • Skin rash

How to use Tinaderm Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Tinaderm Solution works

Tinaderm Solution, an anti-fungal medicine. It prevents growth of fungal cell-wall. It also prevents forming fungal colony. This is how it causes death of fungi and relieves your skin infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tinaderm Solution during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tinaderm Solution is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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

Quick Tips

  • Few healthy tips for Athlete's Foot:
    • Keep your feet clean and dry, particularly between the toes.
    • Cut your nails short and prefer open-toe shoes for everyday use.
    • Use a separate clean towel for the feet and wear clean cotton socks. 
    • Never share your socks, shoes, and towel with others.
  • Apply it once or twice a day as prescribed by your doctor. Do not apply more often or use longer than directed. 
  • Before each application, wash the affected area with soap and water and dry well.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 10 days of treatment. Do not use it for more than 2 consecutive weeks at a time.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Thiocarbamate derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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Can you plz suggest sustitute of Tinaderm lotion (tolnaftate topical solution) or any other lotion for fungal infections on foot plz prescribe
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Onabet cream twice a day
Substitute for tinaderm solution plz To much of rashes and itching in private part area
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Tab xyzal 5 at night for few days meanwhile visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
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FAQs

Q. Is Tinaderm Solution a steroid?

No, Tinaderm Solution is not a steroid. It is an antifungal medicine which is used to kill a wide variety of infection-causing fungus. It is applied on the affected skin or nails to treat fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Q. Is Tinaderm Solution effective?

Tinaderm Solution is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Tinaderm Solution too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How to use Tinaderm Solution?

First of all, make sure that the affected area is dry and properly cleaned before using Tinaderm Solution. Then, gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Tinaderm Solution gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. Can we apply Tinaderm Solution on other parts of the body?

No, this medicine should not be used on other parts of the body like eyes, oral cavity or intravaginally. Its use should be restricted to nails and skin only. Before using the medicine consult the doctor and follow the instructions carefully.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Tinaderm Solution?

Be careful not to get Tinaderm Solution into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Tinaderm Solution if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Tinaderm Solution with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Tinaderm Solution only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Tinaderm Solution?

If you forget to use Tinaderm Solution, do not worry and continue using Tinaderm Solution as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can Tinaderm Solution cause any local reaction or rashes?

Yes, the use of Tinaderm Solution may cause allergic reactions, but the probability of any such occurrence is not clear. These allergic reactions are not very common and are likely to occur in susceptible or sensitive individuals only. Immediately contact your doctor if you experience such reactions.

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References

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