Absorbine Jr. Top Precautions and Side Effects

  • Precautions

    Before using tolnaftate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

    Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:

    • immune system problems (e.g., organ transplant, HIV disease)
    • diabetes

    This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

    It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

    Side Effects

    Irritation of the treated skin may occur. If this effect persists or worsens, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

    If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

    A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include:

    • rash
    • itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat)
    • severe dizziness
    • trouble breathing

    This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

    In the US -

    Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

    In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.