MYCOFEM Cream 10gm

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Drug Information for MYCOFEM Cream 10gm

What is MYCOFEM Cream used for?

MYCOFEM Cream tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

MYCOFEM Cream topical is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections, such as ringworm, athlete’s foot and jock itch.

MYCOFEM Cream may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does MYCOFEM Cream work?

MYCOFEM Cream belongs to the class of drugs called as antifungals. This drug acts by inhibiting ergosterol, an important component of fungal cell membrane. Thus, it results in fungal cell death.

How to use MYCOFEM Cream?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use MYCOFEM Cream as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
  • Wash and dry the affected area. Apply a thin layer of MYCOFEM Cream on the affected area and rub it gently.

If you miss a dose of MYCOFEM Cream, 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 MYCOFEM Cream?

Drugs that interact with MYCOFEM Cream include the following:

  • Amiodarone
  • Atenolol
  • Caffeine
  • Cimetidine
  • Cyclosporine
  • Fluconazole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Metoprolol
  • Propafenone
  • Rifampin
  • Warfarin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of MYCOFEM Cream?

The following are the most common side effects of MYCOFEM Cream tablet :

  • Depression
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Pale skin
  • Painful urination
  • Changes in taste

The following are the most common side effects of MYCOFEM Cream topical :

  • Swollen skin
  • Skin blisters
  • Dryness
  • Redness
  • Tingling
  • Itching

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 MYCOFEM Cream?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to MYCOFEM Cream or similar drugs.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
  • Be cautious while taking MYCOFEM Cream if you have any kidney or liver impairment.

You are advised not to use MYCOFEM Cream 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 MYCOFEM Cream?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of infections, kidney and liver damage.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked questions about MYCOFEM Cream

  1. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while using MYCOFEM Cream tablet?
  2. Yes, it is advised to monitor complete blood cell count and liver function while using MYCOFEM Cream.

  3. Is it safe to use MYCOFEM Cream during pregnancy?
  4. No, it is not recommended to use MYCOFEM Cream during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor.

  5. Can I consume alcohol while using MYCOFEM Cream tablet?
  6. No, it is not advised to consume alcohol while using MYCOFEM Cream as it may alter the absorption of the drug.


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