MENTAX Cream (2018)
Active ingredients: Butenafine
Mentax Cream, 1%, contains the synthetic antifungal agent, butenafine hydrochloride. Butenafine is a member of the class of antifungal compounds known as benzylamines which are structurally related to the allylamines.
Butenafine HCl is designated chemically as N-4-tert-butylbenzyl-N-methyl-1-naphthalenemethylamine hydrochloride. The compound has the molecular formula C23H27N•HCl, a molecular weight of 353.93, and the following structural formula:
Butenafine HCl is a white, odorless, crystalline powder. It is freely soluble in methanol, ethanol, and chloroform, and slightly soluble in water. Each gram of Mentax Cream, 1%, contains 10 mg of butenafine HCl in a white cream base of purified water USP, propylene glycol dicaprylate, glycerin USP, cetyl alcohol NF, glyceryl monostearate SE, white petrolatum USP, stearic acid NF, polyoxyethylene (23) cetyl ether, benzyl alcohol NF, diethanolamine NF, and sodium benzoate NF.
Mentax (butenafine HCl) Cream, 1%, is supplied in tubes in the following sizes:
15-gram tube (NDC 0378-6151-46)
30-gram tube (NDC 0378-6151-49)
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Morgantown, WV 26505, U.S.A.