Naftifine Topical Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Corporis

2% CREAM: A thin layer should be applied to the affected areas plus a 1/2 inch margin of healthy surrounding skin once a day for 2 weeks.
1% CREAM: A sufficient quantity should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas once a day.
1% GEL: A sufficient quantity should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas twice a day in the morning and evening.

Approved indications:
2% CREAM: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum
1% CREAM: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum
1% GEL: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, T tonsurans, and E floccosum

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Cruris

2% CREAM: A thin layer should be applied to the affected areas plus a 1/2 inch margin of healthy surrounding skin once a day for 2 weeks.
1% CREAM: A sufficient quantity should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas once a day.
1% GEL: A sufficient quantity should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas twice a day in the morning and evening.

Approved indications:
2% CREAM: For the treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to Trichophyton rubrum
1% CREAM: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum
1% GEL: For the topical treatment of tinea cruris and tinea corporis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, T tonsurans, and E floccosum

Usual Adult Dose for Tinea Pedis

2% CREAM: A thin layer should be applied to the affected areas plus a 1/2 inch margin of healthy surrounding skin once a day for 2 weeks.
2% GEL: A thin layer should be applied to the affected areas plus an approximate 1/2 inch margin of healthy surrounding skin once a day for 2 weeks.
1% CREAM: A sufficient quantity should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas once a day.
1% GEL: A sufficient quantity should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas twice a day in the morning and evening.

Approved indications:
2% CREAM: For the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis due to T rubrum
2% GEL: For the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, and E floccosum
1% CREAM: For the topical treatment of tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, and E floccosum
1% GEL: For the topical treatment of tinea pedis due to T rubrum, T mentagrophytes, T tonsurans, and E floccosum

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Consult WARNINGS section for dosing related precautions.

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Wash hands after application.
-Naftifine topical is for topical use only (not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use).

General:
-Diagnosis of the disease should be confirmed by direct microscopic examination or by culture.
-Patients should be reevaluated if no clinical improvement is seen after 4 weeks of therapy with the 1% formulations.

Patient advice:
-Keep naftifine topical away from the eyes, nose, mouth, and other mucous membranes.

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