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Drug information on Fintop (Butenafine) from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)


Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)
Generic : Butenafine
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Drug Name : Butenafine

Butenafine(Mentax) generic Fintop is an antifungal, prescribed for dermatological infections such as tinea versicolor (rashes on the trunk region of the body), athlete’s foot, ringworm, and jock itch that prevent the growth of fungus.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which Fintop may be prescribed

Side effects of Fintop

•  Local:Mild burning sensation at the site of application, severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, swelling, or irritation of the skin.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Topical As 1% cream: For tinea pedis: Apply twice daily for 7 days. For tinea corporis, tinea cruris and tinea versicolor: Apply once daily for 2 weeks.

How to use Fintop?

It comes as a cream to apply topically.

When is Fintop not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Application to eye area.

Warnings and Precautions for Fintop

• Avoid occlusive dressings. Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and other mucous membranes.

• Affected areas should be thoroughly cleansed with soap and dried prior to application.

• Hands should always be washed after applying cream. Do not use this in children less than 12 years.

Other Precautions for Fintop

Avoid the use of occlusive dressings unless otherwise directed by the physician.

Storage Conditions for Fintop

Store it at room temperature, and keep away from children.

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