Podactin Side Effects
Generic Name: tolnaftate topical
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug tolnaftate topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Podactin.
For the Consumer
Applies to tolnaftate topical: topical cream, topical gel/jelly, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical powder, topical solution, topical spray
As well as its needed effects, tolnaftate topical (the active ingredient contained in Podactin) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking tolnaftate topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
- 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.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to tolnaftate topical: compounding powder, topical aerosol powder, topical cream, topical ointment, topical powder, topical solution, topical spray
A case of sensitization to butylated hydroxytoluene which is found in some of the tolnaftate topical (the active ingredient contained in Podactin) preparations has been reported.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included a mild skin irritation.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Tinactin (tolnaftate topical)." Southwood Pharmaceuticals Inc, Irvine, CA.
2. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"
It is possible that some side effects of Podactin may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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