Lulifin 1% Cream 20gm
By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
20g Cream in Tube
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Lulifin cream is meant for treating fungal skin infections in adults. It contains luliconazole, an anti-fungal medicine. It is not to be used near the eyes, mouth or vagina. It is meant for external use only and should be used as recommended by the doctor or pharmacist. Burning sensation, itching, redness, and rash are some of the side effects of Lulifin. They usually go away with time, but if you feel your condition deteriorates, you should consult your doctor right away....
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Uses of Lulifin 1 %W/W
Lulifin cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin in adults.
Contraindications of Lulifin 1 %W/W
If you are allergic to luliconazole or any components of Lulifin cream.
Side effects of Lulifin 1 %W/W
- Skin irritation
- Secondary skin infection
- Burning sensation
- Local skin reactions at the site of application
Precautions and Warnings of Lulifin 1 %W/W
Can I apply Lulifin cream during pregnancy?
There is limited safety information regarding the use of Lulifin cream in pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended to consult your doctor before using it in pregnancy. Avoid applying it to the larger skin areas for a prolonged period.
Can I apply Lulifin cream while breastfeeding?
Lulifin cream can be used while breastfeeding as the absorbed quantities via the skin is very low. However, it must not be applied to the breast, nipple or nearby area. Make sure to not apply to the area, which may come in direct contact with the infant's skin while feeding or any large skin area for a prolonged period.
Can I drive if I have applied Lulifin cream?
Yes, Lulifin cream is to be applied to the skin on the affected area and does not interfere with your ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Lulifin cream?
Alcohol may directly not interact with the action of Lulifin cream. However, it can delay the healing of infection. Thus one should avoid consuming alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You experience any local allergies after using Lulifin cream.
- You should not use this medicine for any other ailment except for the one prescribed by your doctor.
- You should not give it to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have.
- This medicine should not be applied to the eyes or vagina.
- If your eyes come in contact with this medicine, then wash your eyes with water immediately and if there are any symptoms, then consult your doctor.
- This medicine should not be used for children under 12 years of age.
Mode of Action of Lulifin 1 %W/W
How Does It Work?
Lulifin cream works by inhibiting the action of a coenzyme in the fungal cell wall. This blocks the formation of a substance called ergosterol, essential for cell wall formation in fungus. This leads to decreased production of ergosterol and prevents the growth of fungus....
Directions for Use of Lulifin 1 %W/W
- Lulifin cream should be used for external application only as prescribed by your doctor.
- Wash your hands properly after you apply Lulifin cream unless your hands are the area to be treated.
- Avoid touching the tip of the container to the infected area as it may contaminate Lulifin cream.
- It should be applied to the affected area as a thin film and on 1 inch of skin around the affected area.
- It is not meant for use near the mouth, eye or vagina.
Interactions of Lulifin 1 %W/W
Interactions with other medicines
- Since Lulifin cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
- Lulifin cream used in a larger amount for a prolonged period may interact with the action of omeprazole (used in acidity).
- You should consult your doctor if you are on any other medicines along with Lulifin cream.
Storage and disposal of Lulifin 1 %W/W
- Store Lulifin cream at room temperature between 20°C to 25°C.
- Keep this medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
- Once opened should be used within one month.
- Discard any unused medicine properly, and do not throw it in trash or wastewater.
Dosage of Lulifin 1 %W/W
Overdosage of Lulifin cream is rare and no information is available on its overdose. If you have applied too much of this medicine, then wipe off the extra medicine with cotton or tissue immediately. If you experience any local symptoms after application, then reach out to your doctor....
Missed a Dose
If you forget to use Lulifin cream at the suggested time, then use it as soon as you remember & carry on as before. Do not stop this medicine abruptly if you feel better without consulting your doctor....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is Lulifin cream suitable for skin allergy?
A: Lulifin 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 Lulifin cream.
Q: Can Lulifin cream be useful for skin burns?
A: Lulifin cream is used for the treatment of fungal skin infection. It is not useful for skin burns.
Q: How should I use Lulifin cream?
- Use Lulifin cream as your doctor tells you to use it.
- Apply a thin layer of the medicine 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 Lulifin cream.
Q: How does Lulifin cream work?
A: Lulifin cream contains medicine named Luliconazole, which is an anti-fungal medicine. It damages the cell membrane of fungal cells and eventually kills them.
Q: When to stop Lulifin cream use?
A: You must use Lulifin cream as per your doctor's advice. Do not use it for more than two weeks. If your condition is not improving, consult your doctor.
Q: What is the purpose of Lulifin cream?
A: Lulifin cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin in adults.
Q: Does Lulifin cream contain steroids?
A: No, Lulifin cream is not a steroid. It contains luliconazole, which is an anti-fungal medicine.
Q: Can I use Lulifin cream for ringworm?
A: Yes, Lulifin cream can be used to treat both yeast and ringworm infections.
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