Whitfield Ointment is highly effective in the treatment of tinea, of the chronic dry-scaling variety.
The ingredient Benzoic Acid has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It is applied topically for fungal skin infections such as ringworm and tinea. Salicylic Acid has keratolytic and fungicidal properties. It is applied topically in the treatment of fungal skin infections.
Whitfield Ointment contains 6% w/w benzoic acid and 3% w/w salicylic acid.
For the treatment of tinea, ringworm and athlete's foot.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION
Clean and dry the affected area, apply the ointment to affected area by gentle massage once or twice daily or as directed by the physician.
The Ointment should not be applied to broken or inflamed skin. Its use should be discontinued if excessive dryness or irritation of the skin occurs.