Butop (Butenafine HCL)
What is Butop (Butenafine HCL) used for?
Butop (Butenafine HCL) is a topical antifungal cream which is used to help treat a wide range of fungal skin infections, including jock itch, athlete's foot, and ringworm. It is also effective in treating a type of fungal infection called pityriasis, which occurs on the chest, limbs or neck and causes a discoloration of the skin. This cream works by preventing the growth of fungus on the skin.
How should I use Butop (Butenafine HCL)?
Before you apply Butop (Butenafine HCL) cream to the skin, you should ensure that the affected area is clean and dry. A thin layer of cream should be applied to the affected area and gently rubbed in. You should do this 1 to 2 times per day or as directed by your physician. You should not cover or put a bandage on the affected area unless your physician tells you to do so. Do not stop using this cream until you have finished the full period of treatment, as this may result in your symptoms returning.
What are the side effects of Butop (Butenafine HCL)?
Patients who use Butop (Butenafine HCL) cream may notice:
Consult your physician if these side effects persist or worsen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Butop (Butenafine HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.