|Description||Butenafine Hcl 1% 15gm|
|Generic Name||Butenafine Hcl 1% 15gm|
Fintop Cream (Butenafine Hcl 1% 15gm)
Fintop Cream is a topical preparation used to treat a variety of fungal infections, including pinworm infestation, ringworm, infestations, jock itch, athlete’s foot and other skin infections caused by fungi. Your doctor may also prescribe this medicine to treat a fungal infection called pityriasis in which there is lightening or darkening of the skin of the chest, neck, arms, or legs. The active ingredient in the cream is Butenafine, which prevents the growth of fungus thereby inhibiting their spread.
What are the uses of Fintop Cream?
Fintop cream is formulated to treat, control, and prevent the following fungal skin infections:
- Athlete’s foot
- Jock itch
Your doctor may also prescribe this topical medicine for purposes not listed here.
The usage instructions of Fintop Cream
A thin layer of Fintop 1% cream needs to be applied on the affected skin. Make sure you apply the formulation on a cleaned skin. Gently rub the preparation until properly absorbed into the skin. Wash your hands after applying the cream. The dose and duration depend on the intensity of the infection and the rate of recovery from the infection. Patients are advised to apply the antifungal formulation until the symptoms of fungal infection disappear completely. The medicine cannot be used near the eye, vagina, nose, or inside the mouth. Try not to miss applying the cream even for once as this can delay the results. So make sure you are applying the cream daily to get rid of the infection.
Information gives here is based on the clinical trials and reports of the medicinal use. Effects and uses of medicines may vary from person to person. It is always a good idea to consult a doctor or a dermatologist who is an expert in treating skin problems.
What are the possible side effects Fintop Cream?
In addition to the intended effects of Fintop cream, there may have some unwanted effects too that can cause trouble. In such cases, the patient calls his/her doctor and take immediate medical help. Please inform your doctor if the user experiences any of the following side effects:
- Burning sensation, skin irritation
- Skin redness
- Skin inflammation
- Swelling of the mouth, lips, or tongue
The list given here is not complete, consult your doctor for the complete list of side effects.
What are the drug interactions?
If you are using any other topical medicine with Fintop cream, you may be at high risk for serious side effects. You may experience drug interaction that may also change how your antifungal medicine works. You may not get the complete list of drug interactions here. Keep a list of all your medications that you have used in the past or have been using currently and share with your doctor. These may include prescription, non-prescription, or herbal medicines. Never start, stop or change the medicine without consulting your doctor.
What about Warnings & Precautions?
- Before using Butenafine cream, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any of the medicine’s ingredients.
- Fintop, 1% cream, maybe an unsafe formulation for pregnant women. The antifungal cream has been shown to affect the fetus in clinical trials. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
- It is still not understood if the cream passes into breast milk, therefore consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
- Tell your doctor if you have a medical history of athlete’s foot on the bottom or the side of the foot.