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Alfadine Cream

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
20g Cream in Tube
12.64*
MRP 14.87
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Alfadine 5 % Description

Alfadine Cream is a topical antiseptic that is used to treat & prevent infections in minor wounds or cuts. It provides infection protection against a variety of germs that can cause infection in mino

r cuts, wounds, scrapes and burns. It contains povidone-iodine as its active ingredient. A person with a known allergy to povidone-iodine should not use this medicine. Alfadine Cream is meant for external use and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹12.64
You Save₹2.23 (15% on MRP)
ContainsPovidone-Iodine(5.0 %)
UsesWounds, cuts, and ulcers
Side effectsRash, itching, burning, irritation, blisters
TherapyANTISEPTIC
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uses

Uses of Alfadine 5 %

Alfadine Cream is used to treat infected wounds, cuts, and ulcers.
contraindications

Contraindications of Alfadine 5 %

  • If you are allergic to Povidone Iodine or any other ingredient of Alfadine Cream
  • If you have a thyroid problem such as goiter or Hashimoto's disease (a thyroid disease).
  • If you are taking a medicine containing Lithium, used for the treatment of a brain-related disorder.
sideEffects

Side effects of Alfadine 5 %

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Blisters
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alfadine 5 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Alfadine Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Alfadine Cream during pregnancy. It is not recommended to use this Cream during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Alfadine Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Lactating mothers should avoid the use of Alfadine Cream as it can increase the levels of iodine in breastmilk and cause thyroid-related disorder in a breastfed infant.
  • Although it is minimally absorbed through intact adult skin, lactating mothers' exposure should be minimized by using it for a short duration in the smallest possible area and in a lower concentration...
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driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Alfadine Cream?
A:
It is a topical preparation and may not affect driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alfadine Cream?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of Alfadine with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergies or skin reactions after using this Cream, discontinue the treatment and talk yo your doctor.
  • Your skin is burnt or cracked because there are chances of absorption of iodine in toxic doses in your blood.
  • You are going for any routine lab test for thyroid, as this medicine may affect the results.
  • Do not use in eyes or areas near eyes or any sensitive area of your skin.
  • This Cream should not be used for the prolonged duration on larger skin areas.
  • Alfadine Cream should not be used for children below two years of age.
  • It should not be used on eyes and for a prolonged duration.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Alfadine 5 %

How Does It Work?

Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic and works by killing the microbes. It enters the microbial cells, oxidises key components, and causes cell death. It is effective against a wide range of microorganism...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alfadine 5 %

  • Use Alfadine Cream as directed by your doctor.
  • Gently clean the affected area and let it dry.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this Cream.
  • Apply a small amount of this medicine to the affected area.
  • Let dry and cover with a sterile bandage if required.
interactions

Interactions of Alfadine 5 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Alfadine Cream is to be applied externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor if you take other medicines to treat o...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alfadine 5 %

  • Store Alfadine Cream at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Alfadine 5 %

Overdose

  • Since Alfadine Cream is meant only for external applications, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately. If you ...
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  • Excessive use of it for a prolonged duration is not advised. If there is no improvement in your infection or wound, contact your doctor.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed the application of this Cream as prescribed, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not overapply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Alfadine Cream used for?

A: Alfadine Cream is used as first aid for cuts, burns and minor wounds. It provides infection protection against a variety of germs that can cause infection in minor cuts, wounds, scrapes and burns.

Q: How does Alfadine work?

A: Alfadine has antiseptic properties. It kills the microbes by oxidising certain cell components of microbes and thus prevents their growth.

Q: For how many days should I use Alfadine?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for this Cream. Do not stop applying it on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection or wound after 7 days of use, get in touch with your doctor.

Q: Is Alfadine Cream an antibiotic?

A: Alfadine Cream is a topical antiseptic medicine.

Q: When should you not use Alfadine?

A: You should not use Alfadine for longer than 1 week without consulting a doctor. Also, if you experience any other unwanted symptoms like fever, nausea, headache, stop usage and immediately consult your physician.
Product Details
Brand
ALFADINE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
15/09/2024
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 03:29 PM (IST)

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