Absorbine Athletes Foot

Name: Absorbine Athletes Foot

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using Absorbine Athletes Foot (tolnaftate topical)?

You should not use tolnaftate topical if you are allergic to it.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use this medicine if you have other medical conditions.

It is not known whether tolnaftate topical will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor's advice if you are pregnant.

It is not known whether tolnaftate topical passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor's advice if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.

How should I use Absorbine Athletes Foot (tolnaftate topical)?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.

Do not take by mouth. Tolnaftate topical is for use only on the skin. Do not use this medicine on open wounds or on sunburned, windburned, dry, chapped, or irritated skin. If this medicine gets in your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina, rinse with water.

Do not cover the treated skin area with a bandage that does not allow air circulation. You may use a light cotton-gauze dressing to protect your clothing over treated skin areas.

Wash your hands before and after applying this medicine, unless you are using it to treat a skin condition on your hands.

Clean and dry the skin before you apply tolnafate topical.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the tube tightly closed when not in use.

For the Consumer

Applies to tolnaftate topical: topical cream, topical gel/jelly, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical powder, topical solution, topical spray

Along with its needed effects, tolnaftate topical (the active ingredient contained in Absorbine Athlete's Foot) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking tolnaftate topical:

  • Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine

When you apply the aerosol solution form of this medicine, a mild temporary stinging may be expected.

Renal Dose Adjustments

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Liver Dose Adjustments

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Dose Adjustments

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Dialysis

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Tolnaftate topical Pregnancy Warnings

Tolnaftate topical has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Tolnaftate topical is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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