This information is intended for use by health professionals
Dual Action Athlete's Foot Spray
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The product is indicated for the adjunctive treatment and prevention of athlete's foot (tinea
pedis). It may also be helpful in conditions where tenderness and sweating cause skin irritation. It is also effective in other conditions, such as dhobie itch (tinea
cruris) and prickly heat (miliaria).
Adults, elderly and children over 2 Years
The affected area should be treated morning and night.
Treatment should continue for at least a week after the infection has cleared up.
Children under 2 Years
Not recommended except under the advice and supervision of a doctor
For topical application to the skin.
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
If irritation or hypersensitivity occurs or if the condition does not improve within 10 days or becomes worse, treatment should be discontinued and medical advice sought.
Avoid contact with eyes.
No clinically significant drug interactions known.
Safety in pregnancy has not been established. However, no teratogenic effects have been observed in clinical use. In studies in rats and mice, tolnaftate did not exert a deleterious effect on foetal or postnatal development.
If is not known whether topical tolnaftate is secreted into breast milk. However no undesirable effects in breast fed infants whose mothers were using tolnaftate have been reported.
No adverse effects known.
Skin reactions occur rarely and may include irritation and contact dermatitis.
Reporting of suspected adverse reactions
Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
Tolnaftate is an established antifungal agent which appears to produce its effects through inhibition of sterol synthesis.
There are no preclinical data of relevance to the prescriber which are additional to that already included.
Denatured ethanol B grade
Store below 25°C.
Pressurised container, protect from sunlight and do not expose to temperatures exceeding 50°C.
Do not pierce or burn, even after use.
Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material.
Do not use near, or place container on, polished or painted surfaces. CFC-Free - does not contain CFC's which damage ozone.
Internally lacquered aluminium can fitted with a continuous spray valve and an actuator.
Pack size: 150 millilitres
The Boots Company PLC
1 Thane Road West
Nottingham NG2 3AA