What is tolnaftate topical?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Tinactin


Tolnaftate is a topical antifungal medication used to treat Tinea infections of the feet, groin, or outermost layers of the skin. It is available as a topical spray, powder, liquid, solution, and cream.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with tolnaftate topical

Side effect Patients Percentage
Warm sensation 1

Why patients stopped taking tolnaftate topical

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Other 1
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Stopped taking tolnaftate topical

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for tolnaftate topical

Oct 5, 2016 (Started Aug 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fungal infection)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nail fungus)
  • Side effects
    Mild (warm sensation)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Twice daily
Advice & Tips: You have to use this stuff as it is ordered by your doctor. It smells TERRIBLE but sure does the job!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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