This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for jock itch, athlete's foot and other types of ringworm infections. It works by stopping the growth of fungi.
Adults: Toenail- 250 mg once daily for 12 weeks.
Cream: Local application once or twice daily over the affected skin area.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as an ointment, cream, and solution to apply topically.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV/AIDS), any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Avoid taking caffeinated beverages.
• Monitor liver function and complete blood counts regularly while taking this medication.
♦ Loss of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, taste disturbances, diarrhea, hearing impairment, vertigo, rash and hives.
Avoid excess dosage and avoid contact with eyes.
Store it at room temperature (25°C) and away from excess heat and moisture. Protect from light.
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