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Make the most of your visit with our Doctor Discussion Guide

The time you spend with your healthcare provider is important. The more prepared you are with your questions and observations, the more you can benefit from your visit. Use this handy Doctor Discussion Guide the next time you see your healthcare provider.

Step 1
Download the printable PDF and complete the information on the form. Take the printout with you to your next appointment.

Step 2
Use the guide to help start a conversation with your healthcare provider about your concerns.

Step 3
In the spaces provided, write down any other questions you may have about your athlete’s foot fungal infection or current treatments. You can also ask about treatment options that may be right for you.

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NAFTIN® (Naftifine HCl) Gel, 2%

INDICATIONS AND USAGE: NAFTIN (naftifine hydrochloride) Gel, 2% is an allylamine antifungal indicated for the treatment of athlete’s foot between the toes caused by fungus in patients 12 years of age and older.

WARNING: If there is redness or irritation on the skin with the use of NAFTIN Gel, 2%, stop treatment and speak with your doctor.

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS:

1. NAFTIN Gel, 2% is only for use on top of the skin. NAFTIN Gel, 2% should not be used in the mouth, eyes, or vagina.

2. If there is irritation or redness with the use of NAFTIN Gel, 2%, treatment should be stopped. Contact your doctor if you have irritation or redness on the skin after using NAFTIN Gel, 2%.

Cancer Risk: It is not known whether NAFTIN causes cancer or causes a risk of cancer. Long-term studies to evaluate the risk of cancer from NAFTIN Gel, 2% have not been done.

Pregnancy: Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. NAFTIN Gel, 2% should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit to the mother is greater than the risk to the unborn baby.

Nursing Mothers: It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Because many drugs pass into breast milk, women who are nursing should take care when using NAFTIN Gel, 2%.

Pediatric Use: Safety and effectiveness in children under 12 years old has not been proven.

SIDE EFFECTS: In clinical trials with NAFTIN Gel 2%, the most common side effect was itching on the skin where the medicine was applied.


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.
Visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.