Nadoxin Cream 10gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

NADOXIN contains Nadifloxacin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used to treat certain forms of bacterial skin infections including acne.

Nadifloxacin is a topical antibacterial agent. It acts by stopping the growth and multiplication of the susceptible bacteria that causes skin infections including acne. NADOXIN is suitable for use in both adults and in adolescents aged 14 years or above. It can be used safely along with other acne preparations.

NADOXIN is for external use only. Avoid contact of this medicine with your eyes, ears, nose, lips, mouth or in areas where there are open wounds. Apply the medicine twice daily or as directed by the physician. Continue to use this medicine for the stipulated duration as instructed by your doctor to obtain better results.

While using this medicine, avoid direct contact of the application site to sunrays or to other light sources. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothes (that covers the application site) while going outdoors as a precaution. NADOXIN is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby. NADOXIN is generally safe and well tolerated. However, if you experience any unpleasant skin reactions, consult your doctor for advice.

USES OF NADOXIN

  • Treats acne and other bacterial skin infections

HOW NADOXIN WORKS

NADOXIN is a topical antibacterial agent. It destroys the susceptible bacteria that causes skin infections by blocking the production of certain enzymes (DNA gyrase) which is required for its survival.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use NADOXIN as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands with soap and water before and after application. Apply a thin layer of NADOXIN on the affected area and rub it gently into the skin. It can be applied twice daily (i.e., at morning and at bedtime). However, your doctor will decide the number of times that you need to apply NADOXIN in a day depending upon your skin conditions.

Avoid contact of this medicine with open wounds or areas around your eyes, nose, or mouth. Do not skip application or discontinue the use of NADOXIN without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this medicine for the stipulated duration (preferably 8 weeks) as instructed by your doctor to obtain better results.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NADOXIN

COMMON

  • itching, irritation, and redness at the site of application
  • flushing of the face with warmth
  • peeling of the skin, skin dryness
  • pustules
  • changes in skin colour

RARE

Stop applying NADOXIN and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe skin itching, discomfort, blisters, cyst, or any severe condition

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin itching, irritation, or redness:

Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use protective clothing while going outdoors. Consult your doctor for a suitable moisturizer that suits your skin. If your condition worsens, inform your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

Consult your doctor before using NADOXIN if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby. Your doctor will access your condition and prescribes it to you only if it is necessary.

BREASTFEEDING

NADOXIN is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

NADOXIN does not affect your ability to drive or handling any heavy tools or machines.

ALLERGY

Do not apply NADOXIN if you are allergic to Nadifloxacin.

OTHERS

Use in pediatrics:

NADOXIN should be used in children and adolescents (aged 14 years or above) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 14 years due to lack of safety data. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

Use in geriatrics:

NADOXIN can be used in elderly patients. However, contact your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interaction:

Before applying NADOXIN, inform your doctor if you are applying any of the following:

  • skin products containing alcohol and aromatic agents

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used NADOXIN excessively, rinse the application site with plenty of water. If irritation persists, contact your doctor for advice. If someone accidentally swallowed the medicine consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Nadifloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Fluoroquinolones
Therapeutic Indication :   Acne vulgaris and Bacterial skin infections
Dosage Forms :  

Cream, Gel, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children
  • Store this medicine below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT NADOXIN

What are the uses of NADOXIN?

NADOXIN is a topical antibacterial agent used to treat acne and other bacterial skin infections. It acts by stopping the growth and multiplication of the susceptible bacteria that causes skin infections.

Can I use NADOXIN to treat acne?

Yes. NADOXIN can be used to reduce acne outbreaks. It contains nadifloxacin which is a topical antibiotic. Following application on the skin, it destroys the susceptible bacteria that causes acne and helps you to achieve a clear skin.

Can NADOXIN be used in adolescents?

Yes. NADOXIN can be used in children and adolescents (aged 14 years or above) after consulting the doctor. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 14 years due to lack of safety data. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

Can NADOXIN be used during pregnancy?

Currently, there are only limited data regarding the use of NADOXIN in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

How to use NADOXIN?

NADOXIN is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Apply a thin layer of NADOXIN on the affected area and rub it gently into the skin. It can be applied twice daily (i.e., at morning and at bedtime). However, your doctor will decide the number of times that you need to apply NADOXIN in a day depending upon your skin conditions. Avoid contact of this medicine with open wounds or areas around your eyes, nose, or mouth.

What should I do if I forget to apply NADOXIN?

If you forget to apply NADOXIN, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for next application, skip the missed one and apply NADOXIN regularly as usual. Never apply NADOXIN excessively to compensate for the missed time.

Can I stop using NADOXIN once my acne reduces?

No, do not stop using NADOXIN without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

How long will it take for NADOXIN to reduce my acne?

You may notice a difference in your skin after 2 weeks of therapy. However, it may around 2 months (approx. 8 weeks) to achieve the desired results. Therefore, consistently use NADOXIN without any breaks or interruption in between the therapy.

Can NADOXIN be applied on the face?

Yes. NADOXIN can be applied on your face. But, before that, kindly do a patch test on your hands. This will help you to understand that how your skin reacts to NADOXIN. If you experience any skin irritation while patch test, do not apply NADOXIN on your face. Consult your doctor for advice.

Will NADOXIN be more effective if I overuse it?

Do not overuse NADOXIN. Excessive application of NADOXIN may cause skin irritation and dryness. Therefore, use this medicine only as directed by your physician.

What precautions do I need to follow while using NADOXIN?

Use NADOXIN as directed by the physician. Avoid using this medicine on inflamed, irritated, or sensitive skin areas. Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as a precaution. Contact your doctor if your skin condition worsens. Do not skip application or discontinue the use of NADOXIN without consulting your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 894.

2. Varsha Narayanan, Salman Motlekar, corresponding author Ganesh Kadhe, and Seema Bhagat. Efficacy and Safety of Nadifloxacin for Bacterial Skin Infections: Results from Clinical and Post-Marketing Studies. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC, PubMed Central. September 2014. [Accessed on 07th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4257952/

3. Berko Ilaç ve Kimya San.A.S. Nadifloxacin. [Revised in January 2016] [Accessed on 7th July 2022] http://berkoilac.com.tr/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/aknefloks-1-krem-en.pdf

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    NADIFLOXACIN 1 %
    Hsn Code
    30042039
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Nadoxin Cream 10gm

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