Naftin Gel Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 8/26/2022
Naftin Gel Side Effects Center

What Is Naftin Gel?

Naftin (naftifine) Gel, 1% is a topical (for the skin) antifungal medication used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm infections.

What Are Side Effects of Naftin Gel?

Common side effects of Naftin Gel include:

  • burning,
  • stinging,
  • irritation,
  • redness,
  • dry skin, or
  • itching at application site.

Serious side effects of Naftin Gel are not expected. Talk to your doctor about any side effect of Naftin Gel that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.

Naftin Gel may cause serious side effects including:

  • hives,
  • difficulty breathing,
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, and
  • severe skin irritation after applying this medicine

Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.

Seek medical care or call 911 at once if you have the following serious side effects:

  • Serious eye symptoms such as sudden vision loss, blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain or swelling, or seeing halos around lights;
  • Serious heart symptoms such as fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeats; fluttering in your chest; shortness of breath; and sudden dizziness, lightheartedness, or passing out;
  • Severe headache, confusion, slurred speech, arm or leg weakness, trouble walking, loss of coordination, feeling unsteady, very stiff muscles, high fever, profuse sweating, or tremors.

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

Dosage for Naftin Gel

A sufficient quantity of Naftin Gel, 1% should be gently massaged into the affected and surrounding skin areas twice a day in the morning and evening. The hands should be washed after application.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Naftin Gel?

Naftin Gel may interact with other skin medications. Avoid using other topicals at the same time unless your doctor approves. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you are taking. During pregnancy, Naftin Gel should be used only when prescribed. It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Naftin (naftifine) Gel Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe skin irritation after applying this medicine.

Common side effects may include dryness or irritation of treated skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Naftin Gel (Naftifine)

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Naftin Gel Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

During clinical trials with Naftin®Gel, 1%. the incidence of adverse reactions was as follows: burning/stinging (5.0%), itching (1.0%), erythema (0.5%), rash (0.5%), skin tenderness (0.5%).

DRUG INTERACTIONS

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Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Naftin Gel (Naftifine)

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