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tolnaftate

/tol·naf·tate/ (tol-naf´tāt) a synthetic topical antifungal, used in the treatment of tinea.

tolnaftate

[tolnaf′tāt]
an antifungal.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of superficial fungus infections of the skin, including tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, and tinea versicolor.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It is also not indicated for nail or scalp infections.
adverse effects Among the more common adverse effects are hypersensitivity reactions and mild irritation of the skin.

tolnaftate

An antifungal drug used to treat TINEA. A brand name is Tinaderm-M.

tolnaftate

a topical antifungal agent.