Zimig 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream
Zimig 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream
Zimig 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream
Zimig 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

Zimig 1% Tube Of 10gm Cream

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE PHARMA
10g Cream in Tube
MRP 83.75*
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Terbinafine(1.0 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
TOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL

Medical Description

Zimig Cream is an antifungal medicine that contains Terbinafine as its active ingredient. This medicine is used to treat various types of fungal infections of the skin and nails, including ringworm. T...
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uses

Uses of Zimig 1 %

  • Zimig Cream is used in treating various types of fungal infections of the skin, hair, nails.
  • This Tablet is also useful in treating Athlete's foot, Jock itch.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zimig 1 %

  • If you are allergic to Terbinafine or any other ingredients of Zimig Cream.
  • If you are suffering from any liver problems.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zimig 1 %

  • Headache
  • Decreased appetite
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Rashes
  • Urge to scratch
  • Joint and muscular pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zimig 1 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zimig Creams during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Terbinaforce during pregnancy. Thus, consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting Zimig Cream.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zimig Creams while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advisable to take Zimig Cream during breastfeeding, as it can pass into breast milk, putting the infant at risk of the side effects. It is important to consult the doctor before using any medication while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Zimig Cream?
A:
Zimig Cream can make you feel dizzy. Thus, avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zimig Cream?
A:
There is no known interaction with alcohol and Zimig Cream. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You do not feel your condition has improved even after taking Zimig Cream.
  • Do not change the dosage set by the doctor without consulting the doctor.
  • Consult the doctor before stopping or extending the course of treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zimig 1 %

How Does It Work?

Zimig Cream works by acting on the cell wall of the fungi, stopping its division and subsequently killing it.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zimig 1 %

  • Zimig Cream should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.
  • It should be taken in doses and frequency as prescribed by your doctor and should not be taken for a duration longer than prescribed.
interactions

Interactions of Zimig 1 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zimig Cream may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you have a planned surge...
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  • Zimig Cream can react when taken with another ongoing antifungal medicine.
  • A blood-thinning drug like warfarin is not to be taken along with Terbinafine.
  • Medicines for controlling high blood pressure can hamper the effects of Terbinafine.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid caffeine and chocolate while on treatment with Zimig Cream.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zimig 1 %

  • Zimig Creams should be stored at room temperature in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Zimig 1 %

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose include dark stool or bloody urine, jaundice, sensitivity to heat, scaly skin with rashes and blisters and chest pain.
  • Seek urgent medical help if you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken excess Terbinaforce Tablets.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Zimig Cream, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What dose of Zimig Cream is safe for children?

A: The dosage, if prescribed by the doctor, can be set only after examining the child's infection and condition.

Q: How long does it take for Zimig Cream to leave an individual's body?

A: The average time is about a week.

Q: What will happen if I consume caffeine with Zimig Cream?

A: Terbinafine can result in caffeine being trapped in the human body for an extended period, resulting in a prolonged effect of caffeine in the bloodstream leading to an increased heart rate.

Q: Can I take Zimig Cream if I am using antifungal creams?

A: Probably yes, but consult the doctor before doing so.

Q: For how long should Zimig Cream be used?

A: The tenure for the treatment can last from a few weeks to a few months, depending on the extent of the infection.

Q: How should I take Zimig Cream?

A: You should take Zimig Cream as advised by the doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not break, cut, or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food.

Q: Can Zimig Cream be used for Jock itch?

A: Yes, Zimig Cream can be used to treat Jock itch but use it only after consulting the doctor.

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ContainsTerbinafine(1.0 %)
UsesFungal infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion
Last Updated on: 23 Mar 2021 | 11:48 AM (IST)
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