Tinactin Antifungal Cream

(For jock itch)

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15 grams Cream
$57.99
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Product Information

Jock itch is a fungal infection of the groin and upper thighs. Lesions caused by jock itch can extend from the crease between the inner thigh and pelvis, over the adjacent upper inner thigh, and into the anal area.

*The penis and scrotum are seldom affected

*Lesions usually appear as a rash with defined, elevated edges

*Symptoms include itching, chafing and burning

Jock itch occurs when the groin area becomes sweaty, allowing fungi to build up. It can also crop up through a transfer of athletes foot, or from contact with clothing, bedding and towels of infected individuals. Wash and dry the infected area, Apply a thin layer of Tinactin Jock Itch Cream twice a day (morning and night) or as directed by your doctor, If infection covers a large area, try Tinactin Jock Itch Powder Spray. Continue treatment for two weeks, even if symptoms disappear, to ensure a complete cure. If condition persists, consult your doctor. To prevent jock itch you should:

*Wear clean cotton underwear and loose fitting pants

*Keep your groin area dry and perspiration-free

*If you have athletes foot, avoid using towels that have come into contact with the infected area

*When getting dressed, put on socks before underwear

Tinactin Jock Itch Cream relieves painful itching, chafing and burning of Jock itch rash. Comes in a non-sticky and odorless formula for use in the groin area.
















 

Drug Overview

Tinactin Antifungal Cream belongs to the group of an antifungal type of topical medicine and commonly used for the treatment and relieves of several types of skin infections caused by yeast (fungus). Tinactin Antifungal Cream works by preventing fungus from growing.

Tinactin Antifungal Cream is prescribed for fungal skin diseases generally known as ringworm (tinea). It is used to treat athlete's foot or tinea pedis, "jock itch" (tinea cruris) and a fungus infection of the entire body (tinea corporis), and a skin infection that causes yellow- or brown-colored skin eruptions (tinea versicolor). It is also prescribed for yeast infections of the skin caused by candida fungus (cutaneous candidiasis).

Tinactin Antifungal Cream is used for the treatment, prevention and relieves of yeast (fungus) infections of the vagina and treatment of vaginal candida (yeast) infections.

Tinactin Antifungal Cream is also used for the treatment, prevention and relieves the itching and burning symptoms that are sometimes present with yeast or fungus infections.

Tinactin Antifungal Cream is available over the counter but its better that always use under doctor guidance. You continue to use it as long as your doctor prescribes it or even if you do not feel an immediate benefit. The dose of Tinactin Antifungal Cream will be different for different patients once per day, use at bedtime, or otherwise directed. Tinactin Antifungal Cream may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Tinactin Antifungal Cream is being manufactured by Schering-Plough Healthcare and available in 30gm Cream.

Effects - How it works in the body

Tinactin Antifungal Cream belongs to the group of imidazoles, antifungal type of antibiotic medicine and commonly used for the treatment and relieves of several types of yeast infections. Tinactin Antifungal Cream works by preventing fungus from growing. Tinactin Antifungal Cream kills fungi by interfering with their cell membranes. It works by inhibiting the production of a chemical called ergosterol, which is a component of the fungal cell membrane. Damage to this membrane cannot be repaired and this interferes with the fungal cell's ability to reproduce, hence the infection is controlled. Tinactin Antifungal Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin such as ringworm or tinea, athlete's foot and fungal nappy rash and fungal infections of the genital area. Tinactin Antifungal Cream also has some activity against certain strains of bacterial infections.

Side Effects

Possible side effects that occurs during the uses of Tinactin Antifungal Cream:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Swelling of the skin
  • Peeling or severe itching of the skin
  • Infection gets worse
  • Reddened skin
  • Mild burning
  • Itching
  • Swelling or other signs of skin irritation
  • Urinary problems
  • Vaginal burning
  • Burning or irritation of penis of sexual partner
  • Headache
  • Worsening of infection symptoms

Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, so its your responsibilities that tell your doctor or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also you tell your doctor or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or addicted to illegal drugs. These may affect the working mechanism of Tinactin Antifungal Cream. In these cases, your doctor may change the dose or teach precautions may be necessary. Therefore when you are taking Tinactin Antifungal Cream, it is most important that your doctor or health care professional know if you are taking any of the following or other drugs:

  • Alcohol
  • Nystatin
  • Fluconazole
  • Diflucan
  • Griseofulvin
  • Grifulvin V
  • Ketoconazole
  • Nizoral
  • Nystatin
  • Mycostatin
  • Terbinafine
  • Lamisil
  • Terconazole
  • Terazol

Counterindications

You shouldn't use this drug without consultation of doctor if you have an allergy to Tinactin Antifungal Cream or any other ingredients of Tinactin Antifungal Cream medicine.

You shouldn't use Tinactin Antifungal Cream without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the chronic health problem.

You shouldn't use Tinactin Antifungal Cream without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the problems as lowered immune system due to chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

You shouldn't use Tinactin Antifungal Cream without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the human immunodeficiency (HIV) virus.

You shouldn't use Tinactin Antifungal Cream without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to the ulcerative colitis.

You shouldn't use Tinactin Antifungal Cream without consultation of doctor if you are pregnant or plan to be pregnant.

You shouldn't use Tinactin Antifungal Cream without consultation of doctor if you are suffering to breastfeeding.

Similar drugs of Tinactin Antifungal Cream

  • Miconazole
  • Butoconazole
  • Clotrimazone
  • Femizol-M
  • Flucytosine
  • Gyne-Lotrimin
  • Itraconazole
  • Lotrimin
  • Lotrisone
  • Monistat
  • Mycelex
  • Sporanox
  • Tioconazole
  • Vagistat
  • FemCare
  • Femizol-M
  • Terazol 3
  • Canesten Combi-Pak 3-Day Therapy
  • Canesten 1-Day Cream Combi-Pak
  • Clotrimaderm
  • GyneCure
  • Micozole
  • Monazole
  • Myclo-Gyne

Major drug Manufacturers

  • Schering-Plough Healthcare
  • Pfizer Consumer healthcare
  • Siegfried Pharma
  • Bristol Meyers Squibb Pharmaceuticals
  • Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
  • Ortho McNeil Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  • KV Pharmaceutical Company
  • Schering Laboratories
  • Key Pharmaceuticals
  • ICN Pharmaceuticals
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Ortho-Cilag Pharmaceuticals
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals

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