Buy Mentax Online
Active ingredient: butenafine HCl cream
Product Code: PR10585
What is this drug?
Mentax is a topical preparation prescribed to treat fungal infections of the skin and nails. It is highly effective in infections caused by Tinea Corporis, Tinea Cruris, Tinea Pedis and Tinea Versicolor. Its other brand names are Lotrimin Ultra, Mentax-TC.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Mentax contains Butenafine which is a benzylamine derivative and belongs to the class of allylamine antifungals. It inhibits a fungal enzyme squalene epoxidase, essential for the synthesis of a sterol called ergosterol that is a main component of the fungal cell wall and is required for its survival.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children. Keep it capped when not in use.
How to take Mentax?
Apply it to the affected area as per your prescription or as directed in the leaflet.
Apply a thin layer to and around the affected area and gently rub in. Use it 1-2 times a day as directed.
Consult your doctor right away if accidental swallowing occurs.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Do not apply on mucosal surfaces, eyes or inside the vagina. Do not swallow. Use with caution in pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Possible Side Effects
- Redness, rash
· Tingling, stinging of the skin
When Mentax should not be used?
In case of allergy to the drug
How long should you take Mentax?
As long as prescribed.