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a topical antifungal agent used topically in the treatment of superficial fungal infections of the skin; called also glyceryl triacetate.
Used as a solvent of basic dyes, as a fixative in perfumery, and as a topical antifungal agent.
triacetin/tri·ac·e·tin/ (tri-as´ĕ-tin) an antifungal agent used topically in the treatment of superficial fungal infections of the skin
indications It is prescribed to suppress the growth of superficial fungus infections of the skin, including athlete's foot.
contraindications There are no known contraindications.
adverse effects There are no known serious adverse effects.
glyceryl triacetate; used as a topical antifungal.