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Mentax Patient Information including How Should I Take
In this Article
- What is butenafine topical (Mentax)?
- What are the possible side effects of butenafine topical (Mentax)?
- What is the most important information I should know about butenafine topical (Mentax)?
- Who should not use butenafine topical (Mentax)?
- How should I use butenafine topical (Mentax)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Mentax)?
- What happens if I overdose (Mentax)?
- What should I avoid while using butenafine topical (Mentax)?
- What other drugs will affect butenafine topical (Mentax)?
- Where can I get more information?
Who should not use butenafine topical (Mentax)?
Do not use butenafine topical if you have had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
It is not known whether butenafine topical will harm an unborn baby. Do not use butenafine topical without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
It is not known whether butenafine passes into breast milk. Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I use butenafine topical (Mentax)?
Use butenafine topical exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
Wash your hands before and after using this medication.
Clean and dry the affected area. Apply the cream once daily as directed by your doctor for the specified length of time.
Use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed by your doctor or recommended in the package even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely healed.
If the infection does not clear up in 4 weeks, or if it appears to get worse, see your doctor.
Do not use bandages or dressings that do not allow air circulation over the affected area (occlusive dressings) unless otherwise directed by your doctor. A light cotton-gauze dressing may be used to protect clothing.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
Store butenafine topical at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
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