Tinactin

Generic Name: Tolnaftate

  • Other names:

    Tinactin Antifungal Liquid Spray, Tinactin Athlete's Foot Cream
  • What is this medication?

    Tinactin contains an anti-fungal agent. It is intended to be effective in the treatment of most athlete's food (tinea pedis) and ringworm (tinea corporis) and to relieve itching, burning, and cracking associated with athlete's foot.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Tinactin?

    This product is for external use only.

    When using this product, avoid contact with the eyes.

    Stop using this product and ask a doctor if irritation occurs or if there is no improvement in 4 weeks.

    Tinactin Antifungal Liquid Spray is flammable. Do not use this product while smoking or near heat or a flame. Use this product only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents of this product can be harmful or fatal.

    Do not puncture or incinerate Tinactin Antifungal Liquid Spray. The contents are under pressure. Do not store this product above 120°F.

    Do not use this product on children under 2 years of age except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. If it is swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using Tinactin?

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.
  • What are the possible side effects of Tinactin?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this product.
  • What should I avoid while using Tinactin?

    When using this product, avoid contact with the eyes.

    Do not use Tinactin Antifungal Liquid Spray while smoking or near heat or a flame.

    Do not puncture or incinerate Tinactin Antifungal Liquid Spray. Do not store this product above 120°F.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Tinactin?

    If Tinactin is used with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Tinactin with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Tinactin?

    Tinactin Antifungal Liquid Spray:

    Adults and children 2 years: Wash the affected area and dry thoroughly. Spray a thin layer of the product over the affected area twice daily (morning and night). Supervise children in the use of this product. For athlete's foot, pay special attention to the spaces between the toes, wear well-fitting, ventilated shoes, and change shoes and socks at least once daily. Use daily for 4 weeks. If the condition persists longer, consult a doctor. This product is not effective on the scalp or nails. To prevent athlete's food, apply once or twice daily (morning and/or night). In case of clogging, clean the nozzle with a pin.

    Children <2 years:

    Do not use except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

    Tinactin athlete's Foot Cream:

    Adults and children 2 years: Wash the affected area and dry thoroughly. Apply a thin layer over the affected area twice daily (morning and night). Supervise children in the use of this product. For athlete's foot, pay special attention to the spaces between the toes, wear well-fitting, ventilated shoes, and change shoes and socks at least once daily. Use daily for 4 weeks. If the condition persists longer, ask a doctor. To prevent athlete's food, apply once or twice daily (morning and/or night). This product is not effective on the scalp or nails. Supervise children in the use of this product.

    Children <2 years:

    Do not use except under the advice and supervision of a doctor.

  • How should I store Tinactin?

    Store this product between 68°F and 77°F. Do not store this product above 120°F.