Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
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Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab is an anti-fungal medication that contains clotrimazole as its primary therapeutic agent.
Uses of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab is prescribed to treat yeast infections that affect the vagina.
Contraindications of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab is contraindicated in people who are allergic to clotrimazole or other ingredients in the Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab composition.
Side effects of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab side effects, such as problems while passing urine such as pain; allergic reactions of itching or hives, swelling of the lips, tongue or face or skin rash; and pain in the vagina, should be reported to the doctor immediately. Other Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab side effects, such as burning, itching or irritation in the vagina do not need immediate medical attention. If you experience flu-like symptoms, fever, abdominal or stomach pain, chills, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge, discontinue using the medicine and inform your doctor about these symptoms. Contact your doctor immediately as these symptoms might be an indication of a serious condition.
Precautions and Warnings of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
Can I take Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
It is mostly safe to use Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab during pregnancy. However, use the tablet if prescribed by your doctor. Do not use the medication as a self-treatment during pregnancy.
Can I take Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab while breastfeeding?
There are no reports to prove that Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab composition passes into breast milk. However, consult your doctor before taking the medicine.
Can I drive if I have consumed Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab?
You can drive after taking Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab. Do not drive if you experience any discomfort while taking Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab.
Can I consume alcohol with Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab?
Consuming alcohol while taking Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab might trigger side effects.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Avoid clotrimazole if you have a medical history of allergic reactions to other imidazole medications.
Mode of Action of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Clotrimazole destroys infection-causing fungal cells by inhibiting the vital processes in the cells and changing the permeability of the cell membrane. Both these factors play a role in killing the fungal cells, thereby reducing the infection.
Directions for Use of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
Unwrap a tablet and keep it in the applicator provided in the package. Lie down on a flat surface and gently insert the tip of the applicator high in the vagina. Push the plunger of the applicator to release the tablet into the vagina. Gently take out the applicator. Complete the Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab dosage regimen even if you observe any improvements in your condition.
Interactions of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Spermicides might interact with Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab. However, inform your doctor about all other medicines, non-prescription drugs, dietary supplements and herbs you have been taking. Also, inform the doctor if you consume alcohol, take illegal drugs or smoke.
Interactions with food items
Clotrimazole has no interactions with foods.
Other general Interactions
No interactions of clotrimazole with other medical conditions have been reported.
Storage and disposal of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
Store the tablet at room temperature between 36 and 86 degrees Celsius. Do not keep the tablet in the bathroom as the moisture might affect the dosage form. Also, keep it away from direct light. Keep the medicine away from pets and children. Ask your doctor for the right way to dispose of the unused and expired tablets.
Dosage of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab
You might experience vomiting, dizziness and nausea in case if you have swallowed the vaginal tablet accidentally.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed a dose, use it as soon as you remember it. Do not use an extra dose to compensate for the missed dose. It is advisable not to miss any dose, as it will make the treatment unsuccessful. Skip taking the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: I have a weak immune system. Can I use Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab?
A: Inform your doctor about the problems in your immune system. Based on your condition, he/she will recommend the tablets.
Q: How do I clean the tablet applicator?
A: You can wash the applicator with soap and warm water.
Q: Can Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab be given to children?
A: Even though this tablet might be prescribed to girls aged 12 years, there are precautions to follow while using the tablet for them.
Q: Can I share the medicine with my sister?
A: Do not share the tablet with anyone else unless it is prescribed to them.
Q: I missed a dose. Can I take an extra dose to compensate for it?
A: Do not take extra doses of Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab to compensate for the missed dose. Try following the prescribed Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab dosage as recommended to you.
Q: Can I have sexual intercourse while taking Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab?
A: It is better not to have sexual intercourse while taking Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab. The tablet might damage the diaphragms or condoms and defeat their purpose.
Q: I experience pain while passing urine after inserting the tablet. Is that normal?
A: Pain or other issues while passing urine is one of the common Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab side effects. Tell your doctor about the discomfort and discontinue using the tablet if advised.
Q: What should I inform my doctor before starting the Surfaz Vag 100mg Tab medication?
A: Inform the doctor if you have frequent infections; diabetes; and unusual reactions to clotrimazole, other medicines, dyes and foods. Also, inform the doctor if you are breastfeeding, pregnant or are trying to conceive.
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