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Nifugal Oint 15gm

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Nifugal 1 % Description

Nifugal Ointment is a topical antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the skin, vagina, ear and ringworm infections. It contains clotrimazole as its main ingredient. It is meant only f

or external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. Before using Nifugal Ointment, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other skin conditions.

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Product Summary

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ContainsClotrimazole(1.0 %)
UsesFungal skin infections
Side effectsSkin Rashes, blistering of skin, irritation at application site
TherapyTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL
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uses

Uses of Nifugal 1 %

Nifugal Ointment is used for the treatment of fungal skin infections such as ringworm, athlete's foot, fungal nappy rash and fungal sweat rash.
contraindications

Contraindications of Nifugal 1 %

If you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the components of Nifugal Ointment.
sideEffects

Side effects of Nifugal 1 %

Nifugal Ointment can sometimes cause application site reactions like skin irritation, rashes, redness, itching or blisters.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Nifugal 1 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Nifugal Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
You may use Nifugal Ointment after consulting your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Nifugal Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unlikely to affect breastfed infants. Nifugal Ointment can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Nifugal Ointment?
A:
Nifugal Ointment is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Nifugal Ointment?
A:
No interaction of Nifugal Ointment with alcohol is reported.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any skin conditions.
  • Avoid Nifugal Ointment if there is a known allergic reaction to any of its componets.
  • Tell to your doctor before using this Ointment if you have- liver disease, diabetes mellitus or AIDS.
  • Do not swallow the Ointment and avoid contact with your eyes.
  • Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.
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Mode of Action of Nifugal 1 %

How Does It Work?

Nifugal Ointment kills fungal cells by altering the permeability of their cell wall. It binds to phospholipids in the cell membrane and inhibits certain processes required for cell membrane production...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Nifugal 1 %

  • Use Nifugal Ointment as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • The dosage and length of treatment depend on the type of infection to be treated.
  • Ensure the area is cleaned and dried before application.
  • Apply it on the 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.
interactions

Interactions of Nifugal 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Nifugal Ointment is to be applied to the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, it is not advisable to use any other cream or ointment at the affected site if Nifugal...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Nifugal 1 %

  • Store Nifugal Ointment at room temperature, keep away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from pets and children.
dosage

Dosage of Nifugal 1 %

Overdose

  • As Nifugal Ointment 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 appl...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Nifugal Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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 are Nifugal Ointment's side effects?

A: Nifugal Ointment side effects are itching, irritation, burning at site of application, blistering & rash. Talk to your doctor immediately if you experience any of them.

Q: Can Nifugal Ointment be prescribed for children and infants?

A: Speak to your doctor before using it for children.

Q: Should one use the Nifugal Ointment more frequently if the condition is severe?

A: The doctor will inform you how many times this medicine needs to be used in the course of a day. The patient must not exceed this limit.

Q: Should I stop Nifugal Ointment as soon as I see my symptoms subsiding?

A: No, you should not stop using Nifugal Ointment midway. Continue its application till the end of the course. If the course is stopped abruptly, the infection might return. Stopping the course midway may cause it to be less effective against the infection-causing agents.

Q: Can I self-medicate with Nifugal Ointment?

A: Do not use this Ointment if your condition is not diagnosed by a doctor, as it is useful in the treatment of fungal infections. Avoid self-medication.

Q: What is the composition of Nifugal Ointment?

A: Nifugal Ointment composition includes clotrimazole.

Q: Is there any substitute for Nifugal Ointment?

A: There are different brands having the same composition as Nifugal Ointment. However, it is advised to take the recommended brand only.

Q: For how many days should I use Nifugal Ointment?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Nifugal Ointment. Do not stop applying It on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection, consult with your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 06:39 PM (IST)
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