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Itchguard Plus Cooling Menthol Cream 12gm
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Itchguard Plus Cooling Menthol Cream 12gm

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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.

Safety Information:

  • 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.

Side effects:

  • 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.

Key Benefits:

  • 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.

Side effects:

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.

Quick tips:

  • 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.
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Manufacturer Name
Reckitt Benckiser
Country of Origin
India
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