Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Mentax

Descriptions


Butenafine is used to treat fungus infections. It works by killing the fungus or preventing its growth. Butenafine is applied to the skin to treat:

  • athlete's foot (ringworm of the foot; tinea pedis);
  • jock itch (ringworm of the groin; tinea cruris);
  • ringworm of the body (tinea corporis);
  • fungal infection on the skin of the chest, back and shoulders (tinea versicolor).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Cream