What is butenafine?

Butenafine is an antifungal cream available over-the-counter (OTC) and by prescription. It is intended for self-treatment of fungal or yeast skin infection, such as athlete's foot, ringworm or jock itch. Butenafine works by killing fungus on your skin. This drug also is marketed under the brand names Lotrimin Ultra (OTC) and Mentax (prescription only).

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