Terefin Cream 30gm
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Terefin Cream is an external application medicine with Terbinafine as the active ingredient. It prevents the spread of fungal infection in various body parts like feet, nails, scalp, genitals, buttocks etc. This medicine works by halting the fungal cell wall formation. The use of this Cream should be avoided during pregnancy, lactation and in children....
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Uses of Terefin 1 %
To treat various fungal infections in the foot (athlete's foot), nails (Cutaneous candidiasis), and scalp. It is also useful in infections like those around genital areas, inner thighs and buttock area (Jock itch), infections that form small discoloured patches on the skin (Tinea Versicolor), and ringworm and yeast infections....
Contraindications of Terefin 1 %
If you are allergic to the active ingredient Terbinafine or other inactive ingredients in the Cream.
Side effects of Terefin 1 %
- Skin itching
- Skin peeling
- Discolouration of the skin
- Dry flaky skin
- Irritation, burning sensation and pain at the infected site
- If you experience any severe allergic reaction like difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the
- mouth, face, lips, tongue or throat (severe allergic reaction), severe itching of the skin, with a red rash or raised
- lumps, hives or blisters, It is recommended that you visit your doctor or nearest hospital immediately.
Precautions and Warnings of Terefin 1 %
Can I use Terefin Cream during pregnancy?
The use of Terefin Cream is not recommended during pregnancy, as it may cause undesirable effects on the developing foetus. Please consult your doctor before use.
Can I use Terefin Cream while breastfeeding?
There is a possibility that the newborn may ingest the Cream when applied to the mother's skin especially near the nipple area which may have dangerous effects on the newborn. Thus, exhibit caution while applying Cream during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if after having applied Terefin Cream?
This Cream does not interfere with your ability to drive or operate heavy machines. So, you can drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Terefin Cream?
The ingredients in this Cream do not interact with alcohol. However, alcohol consumption might interfere with the healing process. Hence it is better to avoid consuming alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You accidentally get this Cream in contact with your eyes.
- You experience allergic reactions.
Mode of Action of Terefin 1 %
How Does It Work?
The active ingredient in Terefin Cream is Terbinafine which belongs to the class of anti-fungal agents, it stops the spread of infection by preventing the formation of fungal cell wall which ultimately leads to death of the fungus....
Directions for Use of Terefin 1 %
- Use this medicine as directed by your doctor.
- For external use only, apply it on the affected 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.
- In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
Interactions of Terefin 1 %
Interactions with other medicines
Since Terefin Cream is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions....
Storage and disposal of Terefin 1 %
This medicine should be stored at room temperature and should not be kept in the refrigerator. It should be kept away from light, heat and children. The tube should be kept tightly closed.
Dosage of Terefin 1 %
As this Cream is meant for external application cases of overdose is unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applied extra quantities of it wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed applying this Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Does Terefin Cream cause skin discoloration?
A: Yes, discolouration of the skin is one of the known side effects of the Cream. But the side effects may vary depending on your medical condition and history. Please consult your doctor before use.
Q: Can Terefin Cream be used in children?
A: Terefin Cream is not recommended in use in children below 12 years of age. Avoid self-medication. Please consult your doctor before use.
Q: Can I use Terefin Cream on burns and wounds?
A: No, Terefin Cream is an antifungal medication that is used to treat fungal infections.
Q: How long should I use Terefin Cream for fungal infections of nails?
A: The Cream should be applied in the dose and for the duration as recommended by the doctor. Avoid self-medication.
Q: What is an athlete's foot? Is it contagious?
A: It is a fungal infection caused to the feet region due to the moist conditions due to shoes and socks. Yes, it can spread to your body parts when you touch the hand on other surfaces after itching and scratching in the infected region.
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