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Naftifine Coupon - Naftifine 45g of 2% tube of cream

Generic Naftin

Naftifine (Naftin) is an expensive drug used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. Compare allylamine antifungals.
Naftifine Coupon - Naftifine 45g of 2% tube of cream
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What is Naftifine?

Commonly Used Brand Name(s)Naftin, Naftin-MP

Therapeutic ClassificationsAntifungal

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OverviewTOP

Naftifine topical is used to treat infections caused by a fungus or yeast. It works by killing the fungus or preventing its growth.

Naftifine is used to treat:

This medicine is available with your doctor's prescription.

Proper UseTOP

It is very important that you use this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not use more of it, do not use it more often, and do not use it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may cause unwanted side effects or skin irritation.

This medicine is for use on the skin only. Do not get it in your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina. Do not use it on skin areas that have cuts or scrapes. If it does get on these areas, rinse it off right away.

To use:

  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.
  • Apply enough medicine to cover the affected skin and surrounding areas, and rub in gently.
  • Do not cover the treated area with an occlusive dressing (airtight covering such as plastic wrap or bandage) unless your doctor has told you to.

To help clear up your skin infection completely, keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment. If you stop using this medicine too soon, your symptoms may return. Do not miss any doses.

DosingTOP

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For fungus infections:
    • For topical dosage form (cream):
      • Adults—
        • Cream, 1%: Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin once a day.
        • Cream, 2%: Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin once a day plus a ½ inch margin of healthy surrounding skin for 2 weeks.
      • Children 12 years of age and older—
        • Cream, 1%: Dose must be determined by your doctor.
        • Cream, 2%: Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin once a day plus a ½ inch margin of healthy surrounding skin for 2 weeks.
      • Children younger than 12 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
    • For topical dosage form (gel):
      • Adults—
        • Gel, 1%: Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin two times a day, in the morning and evening.
        • Gel, 2%: Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin once a day plus a ½ inch margin of healthy surrounding skin for 2 weeks.
      • Children 12 years of age and older—
        • Gel, 1%: Dose must be determined by your doctor.
        • Gel, 2%: Apply to the affected area(s) of the skin once a day plus a ½ inch margin of healthy surrounding skin for 2 weeks.
      • Children younger than 12 years of age—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed DoseTOP

If you miss a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Use & StorageTOP

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.

Before UsingTOP

In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered:

AllergiesTOP

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.

PediatricTOP

Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of naftifine topical in children younger than 12 years of age. Safety and efficacy have not been established.

GeriatricTOP

Appropriate studies on the relationship of age to the effects of naftifine 2% cream have not been performed in the geriatric population. However, no geriatric-specific problems have been documented to date.

Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of naftifine 2% gel in the elderly.

No information is available on the relationship of age to the effects of naftifine 1% cream and naftifine 1% gel in geriatric patients.

PregnancyTOP

Pregnancy CategoryExplanation
All TrimestersBAnimal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate studies in pregnant women OR animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus.

Breast FeedingTOP

There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.

Drug InteractionsTOP

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. Tell your healthcare professional if you are taking any other prescription or nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicine.

Other InteractionsTOP

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

PrecautionsTOP

It is important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and check you for any problems or unwanted effects that may be caused by this medicine.

If your skin problem does not improve within 4 weeks, or if it becomes worse, check with your doctor.

Check with your doctor right away if you have a skin rash, burning, stinging, swelling, or irritation on the skin.

Do not use this medicine for a skin problem that has not been checked by your doctor.

If you have any questions about this, check with your doctor.

Chemical ClassificationsTOP

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