Defungin Cream

Introduction to Defungin Cream

Defungin Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. If it gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine. If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should talk to your doctor.

The most common side effect of this medicine includes itching, dryness, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. These are usually self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare. You must consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.).

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution.

How Defungin Cream Works?

Defungin Cream is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole which treat skin infections. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

How To Use Defungin Cream

  • This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

Side Effects Of Defungin Cream

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

FAQS

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Q. What is Defungin?

Defungin is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole. This combination is used to treat skin infections. Clotrimazole is an antifungal drug that works by inhibiting the growth of fungi that cause skin infection. Beclometasone is a steroid medicine and it decreases swelling, redness, and itching that occurs in the area of skin infection.

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Q. Is it safe to use Defungin?

Yes, Defungin is safe when used according to the doctor’s advice and for a limited duration of time (1-2 weeks). However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like transient burning, itching and irritation at the application site. It may also cause other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while using this medicine.

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Q. What are the precautions needed to be taken while using Defungin?

Defungin should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer than the advised period of time. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient and not shared with others even if their condition appears to be the same.

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Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Defungin?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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Q. How to use Defungin?

Follow the directions given by the healthcare provider on the medication. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected area. Wash your hands after using Defungin, unless it is used for treating skin infections on the hands.

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Q. Can I stop taking Defungin when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Defungin without completing the full course of treatment. Your symptoms may improve and you may start feeling better before the infection is completely cured but you should complete your advised duration.

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Q. Can I use a higher than the recommended dose of Defungin?

No, do not use a higher than recommended dose of Defungin. You should also avoid using it for long periods or on large areas of skin. It can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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Safety Advice For Defungin Cream

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

No interaction found/established

Pregnancy

Defungin Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

Defungin Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

No interaction found/established

Kidney

No interaction found/established

Liver

No interaction found/established

Alcohol

No interaction found/established

Pregnancy

Defungin Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

Defungin Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

No interaction found/established

Kidney

No interaction found/established

Liver

No interaction found/established