What is Luliconazole used for?
Luliconazole topical is used for the treatment of fungal infections such as athlete’s foot, joke itch and ringworm.
Luliconazole may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does Luliconazole work?
Luliconazole belongs to the class of drugs called topical anti-fungal agents. This drug acts by inhibiting ergosterol synthesis, which is an important component of fungal cell membranes. Thus, it acts in reducing the fungal infections.
How to use Luliconazole?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use Luliconazole as prescribed by your doctor.
Before using the drug, wash and dry the affected area. Apply a thin layer of Luliconazole over the affected area as directed.
If you miss a dose of Luliconazole, please use it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with Luliconazole?
Consult your doctor for potential drug interactions.
What are the side effects of Luliconazole?
The following are the most common side effects of Luliconazole:
- Skin irritation
- Stinging sensation
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while using Luliconazole?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Luliconazole or similar drugs.
- Do not stop using Luliconazole medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor.
You are advised not to use Luliconazole if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before using Luliconazole?
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
Frequently asked questions about Luliconazole
- How should Luliconazole be stored?
- How long can I use Luliconazole?
- Is it safe to alter the dose of Luliconazole?
- Can I use Luliconazole during breastfeeding?
- Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while using Luliconazole?
Luliconazole is stored at room temperature (20 – 25OC). Keep the medicine away from direct sunlight.
It is advised to use Luliconazole for the prescribed duration. Please consult your doctor if you have to discontinue Luliconazole medication.
No, altering the dose of Luliconazole is not advised. Luliconazole dose should be used as prescribed.
Please consult your doctor before using Lubiprostone medication during breastfeeding.
No, monitoring of any laboratory parameters is not required while on Luliconazole unless recommended by the doctor.
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