T Athlete

Generic Name:Tolnaftate

T Athlete is a prescribed medication used on the external surface of the skin to prevent some types of fungus infections. It may also be used together with medicines taken by mouth for fungus infections. It has the active ingredient of Tolnaftate belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. Tolnaftate topical prevents fungus from growing on the skin. T Athlete is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm infections. Tolnaftate is also used, along with other antifungals, to treat infections of the nails, scalp, palms, and soles of the feet. The powder and powder aerosol may be used to prevent athlete's foot.

How to Use T Athlete Powder

  • Before applying T Athlete wash the affected area and dry thoroughly. Then apply enough medicine to cover the affected area. Keep this medicine away from the eyes.
  • For patients using the powder form of this medicine sprinkle it between toes, on feet, and in socks and shoes.
  • For patients using the aerosol powder form of this medicine then shake well before using.
  • From a distance of 6 to 10 inches, spray the powder on the affected areas. If it is used on the feet, spray it between toes, on feet, and in socks and shoes. People who are using the aerosol spray then they should spray from a distance of 6 inches, spray the solution on the affected areas. If it is used on the feet, spray between toes and on feet.
  • Do not inhale the powder. Do not use near heat, near open flame, or while smoking.
  • People who are using the solution form of this medicine should take care that if T Athlete solution becomes a solid, it may be dissolved by warming the closed container of medicine in warm water.

Cautions before Use T Athlete Powder

  • Do not use T Athlete topical if you have had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
  • T Athlete should not be used on children up to 2 years of age, unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
  • To help prevent reinfection after the period of treatment with this medicine, the powder or spray powder form of this medicine may be used each day after bathing and carefully drying the affected area.

T Athlete Powder Side Effects

The side effects which may arise due to the usage of T Athlete are as follows:

  • Blistering on the skin
  • Redness on the skin
  • Itching on the skin
  • Peeling on the skin
  • Dryness on the skin

Interactions and Overdose of T Athlete Powder

Other skin medications may affect the absorption or effectiveness of T Athlete , so do not use any other skin creams, lotions, astringents without your healthcare provider’s permission.

This medicine may get harmful in case of swallowing, so make sure to visit to the medical practitioner in case of any adverse effects.


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