What is naftifine hydrochloride?

Naftifine treats skin infections, including ring worm, athlete's foot, and jock itch. The way in which naftifine kills fungi is not entirely understood. Most likely this antifungal medication interferes with the production of enzymes necessary for the fungi to live. This topical medication is available only with a prescription. Naftifine is manufactured under the brand name Naftin.

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