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Tinactin Powder
(Tolnaftate - non Rx)

Formulation : Cream

symbol_rx Non-prescription

No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Tinactin Powder /Tolnaftate - non Rx used for?

Tinactin Powder is an antifungal topical medication used to treat skin infections including athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm infections. It can also be used for infections of the scalp, palms, nails and soles of the feet.

How should Tinactin Powder /Tolnaftate - non Rx be stored?

Store Tinactin Powder at room temperature away from heat and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Tinactin Powder/Tolnaftate - non Rx ?

Use Tinactin Powder as directed by your physician or see the directions on the medication label for exact instructions. Wash your hands before and after use of Tinactin Powder. Make sure that the affected area is dry and clean before application. Apply powder to the affected area twice daily or as directed for 2-6 weeks. Continue use for the full amount of the prescribed period even if you see improvement right away as your symptoms may improve before the infection has cleared completely. Do not wear bandages, dressings, or tight clothing that does not allow air circulation over the affected area unless directed to do so by your doctor. If you miss a dose of Tinactin Powder, use it as soon as possible. If you do not remember until it is time for the next dose, skip the mixed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once to make up for a missed dose.

When should Tinactin Powder /Tolnaftate - non Rx not be taken?

Do not use Tinactin Powder if you are allergic to tolnaftate or any of the other ingredients in the medication.

What precautions should I follow when taking Tinactin Powder /Tolnaftate - non Rx ?

Consult with your physician before using Tinactin Powder and tell them if you have any medical conditions, allergies, or if you are taking any other medications. Avoid contact with eyes, nose or moth. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding and discuss all risks and benefits.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Tinactin Powder /Tolnaftate - non Rx ?

Do not wear tight or synthetic clothing until your infection is healed. A light cotton-gauze dressing can be used to protect clothing. It is not know if Tinactin Powder can be harmful to an unborn baby or if it passes into breast milk. Keep out of reach of children.

When should Tinactin Powder /Tolnaftate - non Rx not be taken?

Serious side effects include: unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.

Other side effects other than the ones listed above may occur. Contact your doctor if you experience any side effects that are bothersome or unusual.