|Product Name||Tolnaftate USP|
|Molecular Weight|| 307.411|
|Molecular formula|| C19H17NOS|
|Therap.Cat :||Antifungal Agents|
Substances that destroy fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce. They differ from Fungicides, Industrial because they defend against fungi present in human or animal tissues.
Tolnaftate is a synthetic antifungal agent.
Tolnaftate is a thiocarbamate derivative with either fungicidal or fungistatic property. Tolnaftate is a selective, reversible and non-competitive inhibitor of membrane-bound squalene-2,3- epoxidase, an enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of ergosterol.
Tolnaftate is a synthetic over-the-counter anti-fungal agent. It may come as a cream, powder, spray, or liquid aerosol, and is used to treat jock itch, athlete’s foot and ringworm