Mentax (Butenafine) is an antifungal medication. Mentax prevents fungus from growing on your skin.
Mentax is used to treat athlete's foot, jock itch, and ringworm.
Mentax may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Use Mentax exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.
Wash your hands before and after using this medication.
Clean and dry the affected area. Apply the cream once daily as directed by your doctor for the specified length of time.
Use this medication for the full amount of time prescribed by your doctor or recommended in the package even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely healed.
If the infection does not clear up in 4 weeks, or if it appears to get worse, see your doctor.
Do not use bandages or dressings that do not allow air circulation over the affected area (occlusive dressings) unless otherwise directed by your doctor. A light cotton-gauze dressing may be used to protect clothing.
Avoid getting this medication in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
Apply the medicine once daily for two weeks
If you miss a dose of Mentax, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Store butenafine topical at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Active ingredient: Butenafine
Mentax is a topical antifungal. It works by killing sensitive fungi by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it.