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Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

By SUN PHARMA
10g Cream in Tube

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Ozenoxacin(1.0 %W/W)
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Therapeutic classification
TOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Zimba cream is a topical antibiotic medicine. It contains ozenoxacin as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of impetigo, a bacterial skin infection characterised by a red itchy sore wh...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
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uses

Uses of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

For the treatment of impetigo. Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection that causes red sores that turns into crusty honey-coloured scab upon healing.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

If you are allergic to ozenoxacin or any other ingredients present in Zimba cream.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

  • Redness of skin
  • Pus filled umps
  • Rashes
  • Scaly patches
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Zimba Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited data available about the safety of Zimba Cream in pregnant women. Consult your doctor for more information and seek immediate medical advice in case you become pregnant while on treatment with this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Zimba Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if the components of Zimba Cream pass into breastmilk. It is recommended that Infants should not be allowed to come in contact with any treated skin including breasts. Consult your doctor before using this medicine for safe use.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Zimba Cream?
A:
Since Zimba Cream is applied over the skin, it may not interact with alcohol. However, it is better if you limit the consumption of alcohol as it may delay the healing process. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your condition does not improve.
  • You accidentally ingested or applied over eyes, nose, private parts, open wounds or cuts.
  • You are using or planned to use other topical medicines.
  • Prolonged use of Zimba Cream may result in the overgrowth of other bacteria and fungi. If any other infection occurs, discontinue the use and supportive measures to be taken.
  • Zimba Cream is for external use only.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

How Does It Work?

Zimba cream contains ozenoxacin as its active ingredient. It works by inhibiting the essential processes like DNA replication of the bacterial cell for its multiplication. Thereby results in bacterial...
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interactions

Interactions of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zimba cream is meant for topical treatment, hence it is less likely to have an interaction with other medicines taken orally. However, there may be a chance of interaction with other topical medicatio...
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  • Inform your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations you are currently using or might use. So that any interaction with Zimba cream can be avoided.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

  • Store Zimba Cream in a cool and dry place and the temperature should be below 25°C.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Zimba 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

Overdose

There are no known symptoms of an overdose of this medicine since it is meant for topical application. If you notice any sign or symptom either topical or due to accidental ingestion, then seek immedi...
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Missed a Dose

Do not overapply to make up for a forgotten application. Have the next application of Zimba Cream at the usual time.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How to use Zimba Cream?

  • Firstly, wash your hands well and dry them.
  • Apply a thin layer of cream on the affected area.
  • Wash your hands after applying the cream only if your hands are not in the affected area.
  • Follow all the instructions given in the leaflet before using Zimba Cream.

Q: Can Zimba Cream be used in children?

A: Zimba Cream is recommended to use only in children of 2 months and above of age and in adults. It is always recommended to consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Q: How does Zimba Cream work?

A: Zimba Cream contains ozenoxacin, an antibacterial medicine. It works by killing the bacteria by inhibiting essential processes like DNA replication of the bacterial cells.

Q: What is Zimba Cream used for?

A: Zimba Cream is used in the treatment of a skin infection called Impetigo (a serious bacterial skin infection that causes red sores which can be contagious).

Q: What if I prolong the use of Zimba Cream?

A: Zimba Cream is not recommended for prolonged use. It may result in the overgrowth of other bacteria and fungi. If any other infection occurs, discontinue the use and supportive measures to be taken. Also, if you do not notice any improvement after few days as recommended, consult your doctor.

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ContainsOzenoxacin(1.0 %W/W)
UsesImpetigo
Side effectsRedness of skin, pus filled bumps, rashes, scaly patches
Last Updated on: 06 Jul 2021 | 11:17 PM (IST)
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