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Antifungal Treatment: Butenafine, an antifungal medication, is indicated for the treatment of Jock itch, athlete’s foot, and ringworm. Butenafine works by inhibiting the synthesis of ergosterol, an important component of fungal cell membrane. It essentially weakens the fungal cell membrane causing the fungus to disintegrate and undergo cell death. If properly used, butenafine is effective against the above fungal infections. ...Read more
Is topical butenafine appropriate in the treatment of candidal balanitis or would it be too harsh and cause further irritation?
Balantitis: Aaron, that should not be too harsh. I would avoid getting inside the opening of the urethra. If it does not start working in 2-3 days, I would con side seeing my doctor for some oral medication. Make sure you keep things as clean and dry as you can. Also make sure your partner has been treated. ...Read more
Butenafine HCl: Butenafine hydrochloride is a synthetic antifungal, marketed under the trade name mentax. It is also the main ingredient in the otc medicine lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. It has been used to treat yeast infections of the skin and like most topical anti-fungals it is safe to try. ...Read more
Is Terbinafine same anitfungal as Butenafine? or from same group?is it better? can Terbinafine be used for ringworm on chest and how many times a day?
Ringworm of chest: Both antifungals are in the same group. You can use the antifungals twice a day ...Read more
Can butenafine be used for treating ringworm on chest?is ringworm on chest same fungus as jock itch ,whats the difference in kind of fungi?
Can i put Butenafine 3 times on ringworm rash on chest-2times a day and 1time atnight?is it harm to apply it 3 times?as only that way itching is less
Why butenafine is not listed as topical cream for treating ringworm?does it treat the right kind of fungus which is on chest rash?
Lotrimin ultra antifungal cream with butenafine hydrochloride OR lotrimin antifungal cream with clotrimazole to cure male yeast infection?
What is better and faster cream for fungal infection rash on chest-Clotrimazole 1%or Butenafine?it is harm to combine them both in curing the rash?
Rash and cream: I have not found one better than another. Some patients tolerate one better than another. Please do not combine. Could cause you and unwanted reaction. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it okay to use butenafine hydrochloride cream (1%) along with miconazole nitrate powder spray (2%) at the sametime for fungal treatment on groin?
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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