tolnaftate


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tolnaftate

An antifungal drug used to treat TINEA. A brand name is Tinaderm-M.
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To properly treat both, a fungicidal ingredient such as tolnaftate must be used along with a moisturizing cream or lotion.
Said to contain 1 percent tolnaftate, it is clinically proven to cure most athlete's foot and ringworm conditions while soothing and relieving itching, burning and cracking.
Topical agents used in these infections are the imidazoles, allylamines, tolnaftate and ciclopirox.
Topical antibiotics, such as bacitracin, neomycin and polymyxin b, are used to fight pathogenic bacteria; topical antifungals, such as ketoconazole, miconazole and tolnaftate, are used to reduce fungal growth; and benzoyl peroxide is used to eliminate bacteria associated with acne.
Isolated skin lesions may be treated effectively with topical griseofulvin, tolnaftate, or butenafine creams applied daily for 7 to 10 days.
Infection resolved in all the patients with treatment, which included clotrimazole topical and tolnaftate topical in 27 patients each, fluconazole in 25, acetic acid alone in 14, and topical plus fluconazole in 10.
(2,15-17) Interestingly, there is no evidence that the off-label use of topical antifungal agents (e.g., miconazole, clotrimazole, tolnaftate, and nystatin) is ototoxic.
During pre-trip planning, the author's team made provisions to ensure that large quantities of the following medications were available for the mission: (a) topical Permethrin for scabies, (b) Permethrin 1% rinse or Pyrethrin shampoo for pediculosis, (c) topical tolnaftate liquid for fungal infections, (d) oral erythromycin (40 mg/kg/day for 10 days) for impetigo, and (e) oral erythromycin (40 mg/kg/day for 10 days) or oral dicloxacillin (50 to 100 mg/kg/day for 10 days) for cellulitis.
nail fungus products sell under the ProClearz brand, which the company says is the only one on the market to use tolnaftate, billed as the only active ingredient that can prevent a fungal infection.