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Loceryl Cream 10gm
Loceryl Cream 10gm

Loceryl Cream 10gm

By GALDERMA INDIA PVT LTD
10g Cream in Tube
126.4*
MRP 158.00
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Amorolfine(0.25 %)
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Topical Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Loceryl Cream 10gm contains Amorolfine, an antifungal medicine used to treat a variety of fungal infections that affect the skin and nails. Loceryl Cream 10gm works by acting on the cell membrane of the fungus and alters its structure resulting in the destruction of the cell wall and the death of the fungus. You should not use this cream if you are allergic to Amorolfine. If you find any side effects such as Burning, itching sensation at the site of application or side effects bother you or there is no improvement in your condition, then inform your doctor.
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Uses of Loceryl Cream 10gm

Loceryl Cream 10gm is used for the treatment of fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Contraindications of Loceryl Cream 10gm

If you are allergic to Amorolfine or any other ingredients of this cream.

Side effects of Loceryl Cream 10gm

  • Burning
  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Dry or scaly skin

Precautions and Warnings of Loceryl Cream 10gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Loceryl Cream 10gm during pregnancy?
A:
Loceryl Cream 10gm should not be used in pregnancy unless clearly necessary. This cream is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Loceryl Cream 10gm while breastfeeding?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of Loceryl Cream 10gm in breastfeeding. It should not be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Loceryl Cream 10gm?
A:
Loceryl Cream 10gm is not known to affect the driving ability of the person using the cream.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Loceryl Cream 10gm?
A:
Loceryl Cream 10gm has no known interactions with alcohol. But alcohol may adversely affect the body's response to injury and delay or interfere with the healing process.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You find any allergic reactions, burning, redness or itching of skin. Immediately stop using the cream and consult with your doctor
  • Do not apply Loceryl Cream 10gm close to eyes, ears, nose or the mouth. Wash your eyes in case it comes in contact with this cream

Mode of Action of Loceryl Cream 10gm

How Does It Work?

Amorolfine present in Loceryl Cream 10gm acts on the cell membrane of the fungus and alters its structure resulting in the destruction of the cell wall and the death of the fungus.

Directions for Use of Loceryl Cream 10gm

  • Use Loceryl Cream 10gm as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only, apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • 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.

Interactions of Loceryl Cream 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since Loceryl Cream 10gm is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
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Storage and disposal of Loceryl Cream 10gm

  • Store Loceryl Cream 10gm at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine.

Dosage of Loceryl Cream 10gm

Overdose

  • As Loceryl Cream 10gm is meant for external application cases of overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Loceryl Cream 10gm, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long can I use Loceryl Cream 10gm?

A: The duration of treatment varies according to the type of infection and response to the treatment. Complete the duration prescribed by your doctor and do not stop on your own. Stopping the application of Loceryl Cream 10gm abruptly before the prescribed duration may lead to treatment failure and recurrence of the infection.

Q: What is Loceryl Cream 10gm?

A: Loceryl Cream 10gm is an antifungal medicine containing Amorolfin. It is used for the treatment of fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Q: Can I use Loceryl Cream 10gm for ringworm infection?

A: Loceryl Cream 10gm can be used for ringworm infection caused due to fungus. Always use the medicine prescribed by your doctor as the same shall be based on your diagnosis and medical history.

Q: Can I use Loceryl Cream 10gm in pregnancy?

A: Loceryl Cream 10gm is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin is too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used under medical supervision by a pregnant woman. Loceryl Cream 10gm should not be used in pregnancy unless clearly necessary.
Last Updated on: 08 Nov 2020 | 08:08 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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