Itch Guard plus Cream is used to treat a wide range of fungal infections of the skin and nails, including ringworm. It works by killing the fungus that causes the infection.
- Itch Guard plus Cream is for external use only.
- It should be used in the dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
- Applying it at the same time every day will help you remember to use it.
- The affected area should be clean and dry before application of the ointment.
- You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine.
- Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better.
- If you stop using this medicine too early, the fungus may continue to grow and the infection may return or worsen.
- The most common side effects of this medicine include application site reactions like burning, irritation, itching, and redness and skin peeling.
- These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. Avoid direct contact with eyes, nose, or mouth.
- If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
- You must inform your doctor if there’s no improvement even after four weeks of treatment.
- It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way it works but talk to your doctor before using it if you have used a similar medicine before and had an allergic reaction.
- Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.
- Itch Guard plus Cream is an antifungal medicine.
- It works by stopping the growth of the fungus causing the infection.
- This will relieve symptoms of itching, soreness, and irritation and clear up the rash on your skin.
- This medicine is effective in treating a wide range of fungal infections all over the body including athlete’s foot.
- You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone.
- This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from coming back.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
- Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
- Skin peeling
Coped with Sides Effects:
The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.
Coping with Skin peeling
- There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems.
- Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin.
- Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower.
- Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible.
- Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants.
- Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming.
- Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse.
- Avoid excessive sun exposure.
- Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
- Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area.
- If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.
- 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.
Direction of use:
- If you miss a dose of Itch Guard plus Cream, take it as soon as possible.
- However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule.
- Do not double the dose.
- Itch Guard plus Cream helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
- Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
- Apply an amount sufficient to cover the affected area and 1 inch of the immediate surrounding skin.
- It can make your skin more sensitive to sun. Use broad-spectrum sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
- Avoid getting in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
- Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after four weeks of treatment.