|Absorbine® Antifungal [OTC]; Absorbine® Jock Itch [OTC]; Absorbine Jr.® Antifungal [OTC]; Aftate® for Athlete's Foot [OTC]; Aftate® for Jock Itch [OTC]; Blis-To-Sol®[OTC]; Breezee® Mist Antifungal [OTC]; Dr Scholl's Athlete's Foot [OTC]; Dr Scholl's Maximum Strength Tritin [OTC]; Genaspor®[OTC]; NP-27®[OTC]; Quinsana Plus®[OTC]; Tinactin®[OTC]; Tinactin® for Jock Itch [OTC]; Ting®[OTC]|
|Foreign Brand Names|
|Pitrex® (Canada); Tinaderm®
Antifungal Agent, Topical|
|Reasons not to take this medicine|
- If you have an allergy to tolnaftate or any other part of the
- If you have nail or scalp
|What is this medicine used for?|
- This medicine is used to treat athlete's foot, jock itch, and other
fungal skin infections.
- The powder and spray powder are to prevent athlete's
|How does it work?|
- Tolnaftate kills most fungus (yeast) infections on the
|How is it best taken?|
- Do not take by mouth. For skin only. Keep out of mouth, nose, and eyes
- Wash your hands before and after use.
- You can clean affected area before use. Make sure to dry well before
- Use a small amount over the area affected as a light film. Rub in
- Do not put coverings (bandages, dressings, make-up) over the area
unless told to do so by healthcare provider.
- Use entire prescription as directed, even if feeling
|What do I do if I miss a dose?|
- Apply a missed dose as soon as possible.
- If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed one. Return to
your regular schedule.
- Do not apply a double dose or extra
|What are the precautions when taking this
- Tell healthcare provider if you are allergic to any medicine. Make
sure to tell about the allergy and how it affected you. This includes telling
about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of
face, lips, tongue, throat; or any other symptoms involved.
- Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting
- Tell healthcare provider if you are
|What are the common side effects of this
|What should I monitor?|
- Watch for change in symptoms. Is condition better, worse, or about the
|Reasons to call healthcare provider
- Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing;
tightness in the chest; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits;
swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- No improvement in condition after 4 weeks or feeling worse.
- Increased irritation, redness, itching, or burning around the
|How should I store this medicine?|
- Store at room
- Do not share your medicine with others and do not take anyone else's
- Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
- Keep a list of all your medicines (prescription, herbal/supplements,
vitamins, over-the-counter) with you. Give this list to healthcare provider
(doctor, nurse, pharmacist, physician assistant).
- Talk with healthcare provider before starting any new medicine,
including over-the-counter or natural products (herbs,
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