Tolnaftate

Chemical Name:N-methyl-N-(3-methylphenyl)-1-naphthalen-2-yloxy-methanethioamide
Molecular Formula: C19H17NOS
Molecular Weight: 307.41
CAS: 2398-96-1

Tolnaftate Description and Indication

Tolnaftate is a synthetic over-the-counter anti-fungal agent. It is produced in the form of a cream, powder, spray or liquid aerosol and is used to treat a variety of fungal infections.

Tolnaftate is prescribed for the treatment of fungal infections like tinea pedia (athlete´s foot),tinea cruris (jock´s itch), tinea corporis (ringworm), tinea versicolor and also for onychomycosis, chronic scalp infections and palm and sole infects.

Tolnaftate Mechanism of Action

Tolnaftate functions by distorting the hyphae of fungi and inhibiting mycelial growth in susceptible fungi.

Tolnaftate Contraindications

Tolnaftate is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug or any ingredient in the formulation.

Tolnaftate Adverse Drug Effects

The following adverse effects may occur with the use of Tolnaftate:

Tolnaftate Drug Interactions

No drug interactions have been documented between Tolnaftate and other medications

Tolnaftate Formulations

Tolnaftate Brands

These are the following brands available for Tolnaftate: