Medication information

Desenex top. powder

This medication is typically used for athlete's foot. It requires several days to take effect.

Instructions

This medication is to be applied on the skin. To use:

  • clean the affected area;
  • apply the product and limit the application to the affected area.


Wash your hands after applying the medication - unless, obviously, you applied the medication on your hands!

Fungal infections thrive in moist conditions. The infection will heal more quickly if the affected area is kept clean and dry.

Do not let this product come in contact with your eyes.

This medication is typically used twice a day. However, your doctor or pharmacist may have suggested a different schedule that is more appropriate for you. Continue applying the product to complete the prescribed course of treatment, even after improvement is seen or felt.

Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed.

Side effects

This product is generally well tolerated and rarely causes side effects. When side effects do occur, they usually disappear on their own, without further treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.

Storage

As with most medications, this product should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of young children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.

General notes

It is important to tell the health professionals you consult:

  • if you have a history of any other medical condition, whether you smoke and for women, if you are or want to become pregnant or breastfeeding;
  • if you have allergies to any medications or any other allergies (e.g. to food, latex, etc.);
  • all medications you are taking, prescription and non-prescription, including vitamins and natural products and supplements.