FAQs ABOUT SURFAZ O
How does SURFAZ O work?
SURFAZ O works by stopping the action of an enzyme called ergosterol, which is an integral part of the fungal cell membrane to increase its cellular permeability. Thereby, making the cell membrane more permeable and stopping the fungal growth. This type of action is useful in treating and preventing various fungal infections.
What if I forget to take a dose of SURFAZ O?
If you have missed a dose of SURFAZ O, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose of SURFAZ O to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
What are the common side effects of SURFAZ O?
The common side effects of taking SURFAZ O are headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, indigestion and acne. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms get worse or does not improve over time.
Can SURFAZ O be used in elderly patients?
SURFAZ O should be used with caution in elderly patients particularly with renal impairment. Your doctor may adjust the dose depending upon kidney function. Consult your doctor for advice before taking SURFAZ O.
Is SURFAZ O safe to use during pregnancy?
SURFAZ O is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless clearly advised by the doctor. Consult your doctor before taking SURFAZ O if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.