Butenafine topical Side Effects

Not all side effects for butenafine topical may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to butenafine topical: topical cream

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by butenafine topical. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking butenafine topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Rare
  • Blistering, burning, itching, oozing, stinging, swelling, or other signs of skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
  • rash
  • redness

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to butenafine topical: topical cream

General

Topical butenafine is generally well tolerated. Adverse effects are related to the site of application. In controlled clinical trials no patients withdrew from treatment due to adverse effects.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included burning, stinging, worsening of the condition, contact dermatitis, erythema, irritation, and itching in less than 2% of patients.

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