Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
By APEX LABORATORIES PRIVATE LIMITED
10g Cream in Tube
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Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm is an antibiotic consisting of fusidic acid, which belongs to the group fusidanes. Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.
Uses of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
- Skin infections
- Sycosis barbae or barber's itch (inflammation of the hair follicles, usually of the beard)
- Erythrasma (bacterial skin infection causing brown, scaly patches)
Contraindications of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
- Individuals allergic to fusidic acid are not recommended to use this medicine.
Side effects of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
- Irritation of the skin
- Rashes and itching
Precautions and Warnings of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
Can I apply Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm during pregnancy?
The medicine is to be used only if advised by a doctor.
Can I apply Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm while breastfeeding?
Precaution is necessary for using the medicine around the nipples or where it might come into contact with the infant.
Can I drive if I have applied Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm?
No complications are present which can hamper the driving skills.
Can I consume alcohol with Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm?
No recorded complications are present with the consumption of alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Individuals are advised to take extra precaution while applying the medicine around eyes or mouth to prevent any contact with the eyes or the medicine from getting into the mouth.
Mode of Action of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
How Does It Work?
The composition of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm works by interfering with the protein synthesis of the bacterial cells, thus resulting in a growth stop and ridding of the infection.
Directions for Use of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
The medicine should be used with clean hands and applied on the area affected in the prescribed amount. Clean and dry the infected area before applying the cream.
Interactions of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
Interactions with other medicines
The topical application of fusidic acid has no complications with any ongoing medication. Use of any other anti-bacterial cream is advised only after a consultation with a doctor.
Interactions with food items
No reported complications are observed with any food products. It is advised to keep the medicine-applied area out of contact with the food.
Other general Interactions
Use of the medicine must be limited to the prescribed period of time and amount.
Storage and disposal of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
The medicine must be kept in the packaging provided and kept in a dry and cool place.
Dosage of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm
An overdose of the cream is unlikely to be a life threat. However, a doctor should be consulted in case of any irritation or reaction, skin irritation and symptoms of allergic reaction, which are some of the side effects of Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm due to overdose.
Missed a Dose
A missed dosage must be made up as soon as possible but not in a case where it can result in an overdose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm be used for vaginal or any other internal infections?
A: No, use the cream should be used only externally.
Q: How long does it take for the medicine to start showing progress?
A: The medication can show results in a day to a few months depending on the extent and condition of the bacterial growth.
Q: Is it safe to use any other moisturisers or skin products while using Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm?
A: A recommendation from a doctor is essential before using any skin products with fusidic acid.
Q: What are the first aid steps if the medicine comes in contact with eyes or is accidentally ingested?
A: Eyes and mouth should be flushed with water to make sure the medicine is rinsed off. Any irritations should be brought to the doctor's attention as early as possible.
Q: Is it safe to apply Sofinox 2% Cream 10gm on an open wound?
A: Yes, the medicine can be applied on an open wound.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:32 AM (IST)
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