Instructions for Naphthoderyl (Naftifine)
A transparent, colourless or slightly yellowish liquid with a characteristic alcohol odor.
1 ml solution contains: Active substance: naphtiphine hydrochloride - 10 mg. Auxiliary substances: propylene glycol - 50 mg, ethanol (ethyl alcohol) 95% - 400 mg, water purified - up to 1.0 ml.
- Fungal infections of the skin and skin folds (tinea corporis tinea inquinalis),
- tinea manum tinea pedum,
- fungal infections of the nail (onychomycosis),
- candidiasis of the skin,
- multicolored (bran) lichen
- dermatomycosis (with or without accompanying itching).
- The drug Naftoderil is effective in the treatment of mycosis affecting the skin area with hyperkeratosis as well as in hair growth areas.
Method of use and doses Naphthoderyl:
Outside. When the skin is affected, Naftoderil is applied once a day to the affected skin surface and adjacent areas (approximately one cm of a healthy skin area around the edges of the lesion zone) after they have been thoroughly cleaned and dried. Duration of therapy in dermatomycosis - two - four weeks (if necessary up to 8 weeks) in candidiasis - four weeks. In the case of nail damage, Naftoderil is applied twice a day to the affected nail. Before the first use of the preparation, the affected part of the nail is removed as much as possible with scissors or a nail saw. The duration of treatment for onychomycosis is up to six months. To prevent recurrence, treatment should be continued for at least two weeks after clinical symptoms have disappeared. If after treatment the improvement does not occur or the symptoms become worse or new symptoms appear it is necessary to consult a doctor. Use the drug only according to the method of use and in the doses indicated in the instructions. If necessary, please consult your doctor before using the drug.
Antifungal agent. Naphtiphine is an antifungal agent for external use belonging to the class of allylamines. The mechanism of action is connected with inhibition of squalene-23-epoxidase, which leads to decrease of ergosterol formation of fungus included in cell wall. Active against dermatophytes such as Trichophyton Epidermophyton Microsporum mold fungi (Aspergillus spp.) yeast fungi