Lucoz Cream is a topical anti-fungal medicine meant for treating fungal skin infections like Athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, etc. It contains luliconazole as an active component. Lucoz Cream should only be used externally and must not be used for any other skin conditions without consulting your doctor. Use this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Before starting the treatment you should tell the doctor about detailed health condition especially skin related problems if any. If you don't see any improvement even after two weeks of treatment, let your doctor know immediately....
Q: Can I use Lucoz Cream in pregnancy?
A: Its safety in pregnancy is not established. You should consult your doctor before using Lucoz Cream in pregnancy to evaluate the benefit and risks.
Q: How should I use Lucoz Cream?
Use Lucoz Cream as your doctor tells you to use it.
Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected skin areas.
Extend the application to about 1 inch of the surrounding skin.
Do not rub the medicine. Wash your hands after you apply Luliconazole cream.
Q: How should I store Lucoz Cream?
A: Store Lucoz Cream at room temperature between 20°C to 25°C. Keep it out of the reach of children.
Q: How does Lucoz Cream work?
A: Lucoz Cream contains medicine named Luliconazole, which is an anti-fungal medicine. It damages the cell membrane of fungal cells and eventually kills them.
Q: Can we use Lucoz Cream in children?
A: It may be used in children above 12 years of age. Do not use in a child younger than 12 years of age as their skin is very thin, and the doses used in adults can not be used in children.
Q: Is Lucoz Cream suitable for skin allergy?
A: Lucoz Cream is used for the treatment of fungal skin infection. It is not useful for allergic skin disease. However, it may be used for secondary infections with allergy. You should consult your doctor before using Lucoz Cream.
Q: Can Lucoz Cream be useful for skin burns?
A: Lucoz Cream is used for the treatment of fungal skin infection. It is not useful for skin burns.
Q: When to stop Lucoz Cream use?
A: You must use Lucoz Cream as per your doctor's advice. Do not use it for more than 2 weeks. If your condition is not improving, consult your doctor.
Q: Can I Use Lucoz Cream for Athlete's foot?
A: Yes, an athlete's foot infection is due to fungus and it mainly affects the areas between the toes. Lucoz Cream acts against tinea pedis, the fungus causing foot fungal infections.
Q: What are the main causes of the Athlete's foot?
A: People who have sweaty feet or wear tight shoes for a long time. It can affect the areas between the toes and can lead to itching, stinging and burning sensation.