Fungitop F Ointment 15gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is a combination of Fluocinolone and Miconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids and Antifungals respectively. It is used to treat various skin infections athlete’s foot (Tinea pedis), ringworm (Tinea corporis), vaginal thrush, and sweat rash.

A fungal infection (also called mycosis) is a skin disease that is caused by a fungus when it enters the tissue. Fungal infections can be contagious and spread from one person to another person.

Avoid FUNGITOP F OINTMENT contact with eyes. FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is not recommended for use in patients having rosacea (a skin condition that causes blushing or flushing and visible blood vessels in the face), acne, perioral dermatitis, anogenital pruritus, and napkin eruptions.

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women unless considered clearly necessary.

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is not recommended in children and adolescents (below 12 years of age). It should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor for advice before taking the medicine.

The most common side effects of FUNGITOP F OINTMENT are application site reactions (like burning, irritation, itching, and redness). If any of these symptoms worsen, consult your physician.

USES OF FUNGITOP F OINTMENT

It is used to treat skin infections such as:

  • athlete’s foot (Tinea pedis)
  • ringworm (Tinea corporis)
  • vaginal thrush
  • sweat rash

HOW FUNGITOP F OINTMENT WORKS

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is a combination of Fluocinolone and Miconazole. Fluocinolone works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen, and itchy. Miconazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Thus, both together Fluocinolone and Miconazole help to treat various skin infections.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply FUNGITOP F OINTMENT as directed by your physician. Clean and dry the area which is affected before the application. It is for external use only. Wash hands before and after the application FUNGITOP F OINTMENT. Your doctor will decide the right dose depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FUNGITOP F OINTMENT

COMMON

  • application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching, and redness)

RARE

Stop using FUNGITOP F OINTMENT and contact your physician immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • vaginal burning or itching
  • lower abdominal cramps
  • headache
  • severe allergic reactions (signs include swelling of the face, lips, mouth, throat, or tongue, difficulty in swallowing or breathing, itchy rash)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Itching of the skin:

Avoid hot baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Do not scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Regularly use unscented moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. Contact your doctor if the itching worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women or women trying to become pregnant. Consult your doctor for advice.

BREASTFEEDING

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not apply FUNGITOP F OINTMENT if you are allergic to Fluocinolone, Miconazole, or to other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is not recommended for use if you have:

  • rosacea (a skin condition that causes blushing or flushing and visible blood vessels in the face)
  • acne
  • perioral dermatitis
  • anogenital pruritus
  • napkin eruptions

Use in paediatrics:

FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in children and adolescents (below 12 years of age). Consult your doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

In elderly patients FUNGITOP F OINTMENT should be used with caution. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using FUNGITOP F OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicine used to thin the blood (Ex. warfarin)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally swallow this FUNGITOP F OINTMENT, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fluocinolone, Miconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroid and Antifungals
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats skin infections
Dosage Forms :   Ointment, Cream, Lotion, Gel

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FUNGITOP F OINTMENT out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT FUNGITOP F OINTMENT

Q: What for FUNGITOP F OINTMENT used?

A: It is used to treat various skin infections athlete’s foot (Tinea pedis), ringworm (Tinea corporis), vaginal thrush, and sweat rash.

Q: When to seek medical emergency while using FUNGITOP F OINTMENT?

A: Stop using FUNGITOP F OINTMENT and contact your doctor immediately if you experience vaginal burning or itching, lower abdominal cramps, headache, and severe allergic reactions (signs include swelling of the face, lips, mouth, throat, or tongue, difficulty in swallowing or breathing, itchy rash.

Q: Can FUNGITOP F OINTMENT be used in pregnant women?

A: No, FUNGITOP F OINTMENT is not recommended for use in pregnant women or women of childbearing age. So, inform your doctor if you think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, before taking this medicine.

Q: What to do if I forget to use FUNGITOP F OINTMENT?

A: FUNGITOP F OINTMENT should be used immediately when you remember. If it is time for your next dose skip the missed one and follow your regular scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose to match up your missed dose.

Q: What are the most common side effects of FUNGITOP F OINTMENT?

A: The most common side effects of FUNGITOP F OINTMENT are application site reactions (like burning, irritation, itching, and redness). If any of these symptoms worsen, consult your physician.

REFERENCES

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE 0.01%+MICONAZOLE 2%
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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