Naftifine Hydrochloride - Drug Information

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General Information on Naftifine Hydrochloride

Generic Name : Naftifine Hydrochloride

Pronunciation : naf' ti feen

Latest prescription information about Naftifine Hydrochloride. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Antifungals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Naftifine Hydrochloride

International- Naftin.

Why is Naftifine Hydrochloride Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for skin infections. This medication prevents the fungal growth.  

When should Naftifine Hydrochloride not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

What is the dosage of Naftifine Hydrochloride?

Topical- Apply (1%) of this cream into the affected area.

How should Naftifine Hydrochloride be taken?

It comes as a cream to apply topically as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Naftifine Hydrochloride?

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Avoid contact with eyes, nose, mouth and other mucous membranes.

What are the side effects of Naftifine Hydrochloride?

   Local : Burning, stinging, dryness, redness, itching and irritation.

What are the other precautions for Naftifine Hydrochloride?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Naftifine Hydrochloride?

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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