Tinaderm is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) tolnaftate. On this page you will find out more about Tinaderm, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: tolnaftate
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Tinaderm 1% dusting powder, 20 g
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What this medicine is for
Topical treatment of skin infections due to common pathogenic fungi, including Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentaggrophyton (T.gypseum), Trichophyton tonsurans and Epidermophyton floccosum. Tinaderm powder is recommended for adjunctive use with Tinaderm cream or solution in fungal infections of intertriginous and other naturally moist skin areas in which drying may enhance the therapeutic response. Tinaderm powder may also be used alone in simple cases of mild infection that respond to treatment with antifungal powder and measures that promote skin hygiene. Following complete remission, Tinaderm powder alone may be contineud to maintain or reduce the risk of infection.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||White, free flowing powder free from foreign matter|
|Dosage Form||Powder, dusting|
|Route of administration||Topical|
20g: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
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Is this medication banned in sport?
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