TERFAST Cream 15gm
By Rapross Pharmaceuticals (P) Ltd
What is TERFAST Cream used for?
TERFAST Cream tablet is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
TERFAST Cream topical is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections, such as ringworm, athlete’s foot and jock itch.
TERFAST Cream may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does TERFAST Cream work?
TERFAST 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 TERFAST Cream?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use TERFAST 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 TERFAST Cream on the affected area and rub it gently.
If you miss a dose of TERFAST 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 TERFAST Cream?
Drugs that interact with TERFAST Cream include the following:
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 TERFAST Cream?
The following are the most common side effects of TERFAST Cream tablet :
- Trouble swallowing
- Pale skin
- Painful urination
- Changes in taste
The following are the most common side effects of TERFAST Cream topical :
- Swollen skin
- Skin blisters
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 TERFAST Cream?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to TERFAST 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 TERFAST Cream if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
You are advised not to use TERFAST 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 TERFAST 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 TERFAST Cream
- Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while using TERFAST Cream tablet?
- Is it safe to use TERFAST Cream during pregnancy?
- Can I consume alcohol while using TERFAST Cream tablet?
Yes, it is advised to monitor complete blood cell count and liver function while using TERFAST Cream.
No, it is not recommended to use TERFAST Cream during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor.
No, it is not advised to consume alcohol while using TERFAST Cream as it may alter the absorption of the drug.
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