Tinea Cure Paint, Cream, Powder – Antifungal

Tinea Cure is indicated for: the topical treatment of Tinea corporis, Tinea cruris, Tinea barbae, Tinea pedis and Tinea versicolor caused by dermatophytes such as T.mentagrophytes, T.rubrum, E.floccosum. M. canis and M. furfur.

Although studies on patients with Tinea capitis and onicomycosis have been carried out on a limited scale. Yet these conditions may also be responsive to treatment with Tinea Cure.

Mode Of Use

  • Paint: Apply 1 or 2 drops to the affected area 2 or 3 times daily rubbing it gently into all lesions.
  • Cream: Apply cream to the affected area 2 or 3 times daily rubbing it gently into all lesions.
  • Powder: Apply powder to the affected area 2 or 3 times daily rubbing it gently into all lesions.

In many cases lesions begin to clear within one week of treatment and they completely disappear two or four weeks after the initiation of treatment in Tinea versicolor and chronic or greatly hyperkeratotic fungal lesions treatment may be prolonged beyond the usual length of therapy.

If after 2 weeks of therapy there has not been a progressive improvement of lesion the diagnosis should be revised. The presence of a resistant strain of fungus should be also suspected.

General hygienic measures in conjunction with Tinea Cure therapy are recommended for better results footwear,head covers,pillows, clothes and certain domestic animals should be regarded as possible sources of reinfection.


Tinea Cure is Tolnaftate 1% newly synthesized compound which has a marked topical antifungal activity without local or systemic side effects. Chemicaly Tolnaftate is 0-2 Naphthyl m-N dimethyl thiocarbanilate.


In vitro studies of antifungal and antibacterial activities showed TINEA CURE to be a potent fungicidal agent against trichophyton mentagrophytes, trichophyton rubrum, microsporon cains, epidermophyton floccosum and aspergillus niger.It is entirely inert against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

Relief of local symptoms such as itching and burning usually occurs within 24 to 72 hours after application,and complete clearing of lesions occurs in two to four weeks.

Therapy with Tolnaftate has been not able for lack of recurrence of the condition.

Tests of skin sensitivity have showed no signs of local irritation 24 and 48 hours after medication has been applied. Moreover no side effects have been observed among the patients treated.

Other Information


  • Paint: Bottles of 15 ml supplied with a brush.
  • Cream: Compressible tubes of 20 gm.
  • Powder: Containers of 30 gm.


  • Paint: To be stored in a dry place, avoid refrigerating.
  • Cream: Store at room temperature.
  • Powder: Store in a dry place, away from humidity.

Tinea Cure – patient information leaflet

تينيا كيور كريم – مسحوق – محلول
تينيا كيور كريم – مسحوق – محلول

Tinea Cure – Information Resources

تينياكيور 1% كريم مضاد للفطريات واسع المجال

تينياكيور مس للجلد – محلول مضاد ومبيد فطري واسع المجال

تينياكيور كريم، مس، مسحوق – مضاد للفطريات