KOZTAFIT Cream 20gm

Fungal Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

KOZTAFIT CREAM contains Terbinafine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antifungal agents. It is used topically to treat fungal skin infections.

KOZTAFIT CREAM is for external use only. Take the required quantity of the medicine and apply on the affected skin areas. Use KOZTAFIT CREAM for the stipulated duration instructed by your physician to achieve better results. Failing to do so may not result in adequate infection control. Also, inform your doctor if you don’t see any improvement in your condition after 2 weeks of therapy.

Do not use KOZTAFIT CREAM if you are allergic to terbinafine. It is not suitable for use in children aged below 18 years. Consult your doctor before using KOZTAFIT CREAM if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects of using KOZTAFIT CREAM are skin peeling, itching, skin color changes and burning sensation at the side effects. These side effects are usually harmless. However, consult your doctor if they trouble you.

USES OF KOZTAFIT CREAM

  • Treats fungal skin infections

HOW KOZTAFIT CREAM WORKS

KOZTAFIT CREAM is an antifungal medication. It effectively controls fungal infections within the body. It disrupts the fungal cell membrane by blocking the production of certain chemicals (ergosterol) within the cell which is required for its survival. As a result, it stops the fungal cell from multiplication, thereby preventing the further spread of infection.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

KOZTAFIT CREAM is for external use only. Take the required quantity of the medicine and apply on the affected skin areas.

Avoid contact of this medicine with your face, eyes, ears, nose or any other mucous membranes. Wash your hands before and after application.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of the infection. Do not stop using KOZTAFIT CREAM without consulting your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF KOZTAFIT CREAM

COMMON

  • skin peeling
  • skin itching

UNCOMMON

  • skin lesions, scabs
  • skin colour changes
  • skin redness
  • application site reactions (such as pain, irritation or burning sensation)

RARE

  • eye irritation
  • skin dryness
  • skin inflammation

Stop using KOZTAFIT CREAM and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe skin rash with raised lumps, hives and blistering
  • signs of allergic reactions (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of face, mouth, tongue and throat causing difficulty in breathing)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Application Site Reactions:

Place an icepack on the affected skin areas to ease the irritation. Avoid using harsh chemicals or soaps on the affected areas. Wear protective loose-fitting clothes while going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Avoid exposing your skin towards direct sunlight. If the condition did not improve, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

KOZTAFIT CREAM is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless recommended by your physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

KOZTAFIT CREAM is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless recommended by your physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

KOZTAFIT CREAM is unlikely to affect your ability for driving or handling any heavy tools or machines.

ALLERGY

Do not use KOZTAFIT CREAM if you are allergic to Terbinafine.

OTHERS

Use in Paediatrics:

KOZTAFIT CREAM is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before application.

Use in Geriatrics:

KOZTAFIT CREAM can be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – Drug Interactions:

Before using KOZTAFIT CREAM, inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non-prescription and/or herbal supplements as a precaution.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally swallowed KOZTAFIT CREAM, consult your doctor for advice or visit the nearby hospital. Signs of accidental ingestion might include headache, nausea, dizziness and stomach pain.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Terbinafine
Pharmacological Category :   Allylamines
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Cream, Gel, Lotion, Ointment, Dusting powder, Spray

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep KOZTAFIT CREAM out of reach of children
  • Store KOZTAFIT CREAM at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT KOZTAFIT CREAM

Q: What is the use of KOZTAFIT CREAM?

A: KOZTAFIT CREAM is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal skin infections.

Q: How KOZTAFIT CREAM works?

A: KOZTAFIT CREAM is an antifungal medication. It effectively controls fungal infections within the body. It disrupts the fungal cell membrane by blocking the production of certain chemicals (ergosterol) within the cell which is required for its survival. As a result, it stops the fungal cell from multiplication, thereby preventing the further spread of infection.

Q: How to use KOZTAFIT CREAM?

A: Take the required quantity of the medicine and apply on the affected skin areas. KOZTAFIT CREAM is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Avoid contact of this medicine with your face, eyes, ears, nose or any other mucous membranes.

Q: How long should I use KOZTAFIT CREAM?

A: Generally, treatment with KOZTAFIT CREAM may last for 2-4 weeks. Therefore, you need to use KOZTAFIT CREAM for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Failing to do so may not result in adequate infection control.

Q: What to do if I forgot to apply KOZTAFIT CREAM?

A: If you forgot to apply KOZTAFIT CREAM, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next application, skip the missed one and apply the next dose. Do not excessively apply KOZTAFIT CREAM to compensate the missed doses.

Q: Is KOZTAFIT CREAM safe?

A: KOZTAFIT CREAM is safe at doses prescribed by the physician. Therefore, do not alter the dose of KOZTAFIT CREAM without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I stop using KOZTAFIT CREAM without consulting your doctor?

A: No. You should not stop using KOZTAFIT CREAM without consulting your doctor as it may reduce its effectiveness. Therefore, apply KOZTAFIT CREAM for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.

Q: Can KOZTAFIT CREAM be used in pregnant women?

A: KOZTAFIT CREAM should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, inform your doctor before using it.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Antifungal agents. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. 7th Edition. 2013. Page – 795.

2. Luke Maxfield; Charles V. Preuss; Rene Bermudez. Terbinafine. StatPearls. NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC. PubMed Central. October 2022. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK545218/

3. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (UK) Trading Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium. [Revised in October 2020]. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6326.pdf

4. Terbinafine. NHS. UK. [Revised in May 2022]. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://www.nhs.uk/medicines/terbinafine/

5. Central Drugs Standard Control Organization. Terbinafine tab/cream. March 1995. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://cdscoonline.gov.in/CDSCO/Drugs

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood count
  • Liver function tests
  • Kidney function tests

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