What happens if I overdose?
An overdose of tolnaftate topical is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.
What should I avoid while using Tinaderm (tolnaftate topical)?
Rinse with water if this medicine gets in your eyes.
Avoid tight-fitting synthetic clothing that does not allow air circulation. Wear loose-fitting clothing made of cotton and other natural fibers until your infection is healed.
Tinaderm (tolnaftate topical) side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using tolnaftate topical and call your doctor at once if you have skin irritation after applying this medicine.
Common side effects may include mild itching, dryness, or peeling 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.
For the Consumer
Applies to tolnaftate topical: topical cream, topical gel/jelly, topical lotion, topical ointment, topical powder, topical solution, topical spray
Along with its needed effects, tolnaftate topical (the active ingredient contained in Tinaderm) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking tolnaftate topical:
- Skin irritation not present before use of this medicine
When you apply the aerosol solution form of this medicine, a mild temporary stinging may be expected.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to tolnaftate topical: compounding powder, topical aerosol powder, topical cream, topical ointment, topical powder, topical solution, topical spray
A case of sensitization to butylated hydroxytoluene which is found in some of the tolnaftate topical (the active ingredient contained in Tinaderm) preparations has been reported.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects have included a mild skin irritation.[Ref]
Some side effects of Tinaderm may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.