Fintop 1 % Cream

Manufactured byGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsButenafine
Description

Fintop 1 % Cream is an effective topical medicine used to treat fungal infections. It is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and infections caused by ringworm.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Fintop 1 % Cream

Butop 1 % Cream
Cipla Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Fintop 1 % Cream

  • Burning or stinging sensation
  • Skin irritation
  • Redness of skin
  • Itching

Uses of Fintop 1 % Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only if necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is relatively safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, all the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Fintop 1 % Cream or any other ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only if necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is relatively safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, all the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Pediatrics

The safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been clinically established in patients younger than 12 years of age.

External use

This medicine is recommended for external use only. Do not apply on nails, scalp, near the mouth, eyes, or for vaginal yeast infections.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is meant for external use only. If the medicine is swallowed, seek immediate medical help. Follow all dosing instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than those recommended by your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Fintop 1 % Cream works by stopping the production of a certain vital component for the fungal cell wall. This results in the death of the fungi.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Topical antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01091

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