tolnaftate


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tolnaftate

[tōl′naf‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
C19H17NOS An agricultural fungicide; it is also used medically as an antifungal agent.
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Some rugs used in animals are treated with chemicals such as tolnaftate can help prevent the fungus from persisting within the rug.
Terbinafine and tolnaftate are the exceptions, with treatment periods ranging from 1 to 6 weeks for the two products, depending on clinical response.
Athlete's foot usually responds well to over-the-counter antifungal powders or creams containing miconazole, clotrimazole or tolnaftate.
Tolnaftate is an over-the-counter antifungal agent that has been available in the US since 1965.
Clotrimazole, miconazole, nystatin, and tolnaftate have all been investigated for cochlear or vestibular toxicity, and none has been found.
Both products utilize the same anti-fungal drug, 1% tolnaftate, however, the deFEET also uses an over-the-counter formulation of the proprietary transdermal drug delivery system developed by BioChemics.
The lineup of treatments includes a vitamin-enriched formula for repairing chapped lips, a maximum-strength hand cleaner formulated with pumice to get rid of tough stains, a medicated cracked hand repair formula, a two-in-one athlete's foot and fungus cream that uses the highest level of tolnaftate available without a prescription, and a foot repair cream designed for use on rough, dry and calloused feet.
On the treatments side Premier has launched a line of antifungal sprays that contain Tolnaftate 1% solutions--both liquid and powder--for athlete's foot and jock itch.
Two other OTC topicals, tolnaftate and miconazole, require 2 to 4 weeks to achieve slightly lower cure rates, but are considerably less expensive.