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Naftin Gel

(naftifine HCL 1%) Gel


Naftin® (naftifine) Gel, 1% contains the synthetic, broad-Spectrum, antifungal agent naftifine hydrochloride. Naftin ® Gel, 1% is for topical use only.

Structural Formula

NAFTIN® (naftifine HCL) Structural Formula Illustration

naftifine hydrochloride

Chemical Name:

(E)-N-Cinnamyl-N-methyl-1- naphthalenemethylamine hydrochloride.

Naftifine hydrochloride has an empirical formula of C21H21N•HCI and a molecular weight of 323.86.


Active Ingredient: Naftifine...........1%.

Inactive Ingredients: polysorbate 80, carbomer 934P, diisopropanolamine, edetate disodium,alcohol (52%v/v) and purified water.

What are the possible side effects of naftifine topical (Naftin)?

Serious side effects of naftifine topical use are not expected. Stop using naftifine topical and see your doctor if you experience unusual or severe blistering, itching, redness, peeling, dryness, or irritation of the skin.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may report side effects to FDA at...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 6/11/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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