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Fexin Cream

By ZEE LABORATORIES LTD
10g Cream in Tube
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Fexin 0.05 % Description

Fexin Cream is a topical steroid Cream preparation. It contains fluticasone as its active ingredient. Fexin Cream is used to alleviate the symptoms of various skin diseases like dermatitis and eczema-...
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ContainsFluticasone(0.05 %)
UsesSkin inflammation & itching
Side effectsBurning sensation, irritation or itching at the site of application
ClassificationTOPICAL STEROID
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Uses of Fexin 0.05 %

Fexin Cream is useful in reducing the redness and itchiness of some skin problems like dermatitis (skin irritation), psoriasis (scales and itchy, dry patches), eczema (itchy inflammation of the skin).

Contraindications of Fexin 0.05 %

  • If you are allergic to fluticasone or any other ingredients of Fexin Cream.
  • If you have any infection or infected skin.
  • If you have acne or pimples, skin redness near or on the nose, rash around your mouth, itching or itchy skin.
  • If your child is less than 3 months old.

Side effects of Fexin 0.05 %

Burning sensation, irritation or itching at the area Fexin Cream is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Fexin 0.05 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Fexin Cream during pregnancy?
A:
As there is limited information available about the use of this Cream in pregnant women, consult your doctor before using Fexin Cream during pregnancy. In case you are prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Fexin Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of this Cream in a breastfeeding woman. However, be cautious while using this Cream and avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Fexin Cream?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Fexin Cream on driving. However, since it is a topical preparation, it may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fexin Cream?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and this Cream. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a skin condition called psoriasis.
  • You are applying this Cream under an airtight dressing.
  • You are using this Cream for a chronic leg ulcer.
  • You are applying it near the eyes or eyelids or on the face.
  • You have any type of skin infection.
  • You are applying the Cream on a larger surface area, broken skin or under skin folds.
  • You have had an allergic reaction in the past with some other steroid medicine.
  • Your skin condition has not improved after using Fexin Cream.
  • You should avoid continuously using this Cream for a prolonged time in children below 12 years of age.

Mode of Action of Fexin 0.05 %

How Does It Work?

Fluticasone in Fexin Cream works by activating certain natural substances in the skin to reduce itching, redness and swelling.

Directions for Use of Fexin 0.05 %

  • Fexin Cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Avoid using this Cream on large areas of your body for a prolonged time.

Interactions of Fexin 0.05 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Fexin Cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health con...
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  • Medicines like ritonavir (used to treat HIV infection), itraconazole (used to treat fungal infection) should be used with caution along with Fexin Cream.

Storage and disposal of Fexin 0.05 %

Fexin Cream should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat. Keep them out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Fexin 0.05 %

Overdose

As Fexin Cream is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Fexin Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply 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: Is Fexin Cream an antibiotic?

A: No, Fexin Cream is not an antibiotic Cream. It is a topical steroid medicine used to treat various skin conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis, etc., characterised by the redness, swelling, itching and discomfort of skin problems.

Q: Does Fexin Cream lighten the skin?

A: No, Fexin Cream is not a skin lightening or a fairness Cream. This Cream is used to treat skin conditions associated with itching, swelling, redness and discomfort known as psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, etc.

Q: Can Fexin be applied on the face?

A: You should avoid applying Fexin Cream on your face. Do not apply to areas with thin skin surfaces. If you are using this Cream on your face make sure not to expose your eyes or ingest the medicine accidentally. But if you have a condition called rosacea or herpes on the face, do not apply it as it can worsen these skin conditions. Do not use fluticasone topical Cream to treat any other skin condition without the consent of the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
FEXIN
Expires on or After
27/09/2022

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