How NAFTIN® (Naftifine HCl) Gel, 2% works
The fungicidal action of NAFTIN® Gel, 2%
Naftifine hydrochloride, the active ingredient in NAFTIN® Gel, 2% formulations, is an allylamine compound. Allylamines are broad-spectrum antifungal agents with fungicidal activity.1,9
Naftifine hydrochloride penetrates the stratum corneum to inhibit dermatophytes, by disrupting fungal cell growth.1
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NAFTIN® (Naftifine HCl) Gel, 2%
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
NAFTIN GEL, 2% is an allylamine antifungal indicated for the treatment of interdigital tinea pedis caused by the organisms Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum in patients 12 years of age and older.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ADVERSE REACTIONS
In clinical trials with NAFTIN Gel, 2%, the most common adverse reactions (2%) were application site reactions.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
If redness or irritation develops with the use of NAFTIN Gel, 2%, treatment should be discontinued.