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Butenafine topical Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to butenafine topical: topical cream

Along with its needed effects, butenafine topical 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 butenafine topical:

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

This drug was generally well tolerated. About 1% of patients reported skin-related side effects at the site of application. In controlled clinical trials, no patients withdrew from therapy due to side effects.[Ref]

Local

Frequency not reported: Burning, stinging, worsening of condition, contact dermatitis, erythema, irritation, itching[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Mentax (butenafine topical)." Penederm Inc, Foster City, CA.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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