Texifen Powder 30gm

Skin Infections Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

TEXIFEN POWDER contains Terbinafine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antifungal agents. It is used topically to treat fungal infections of the skin and the nails. It can be applied on the groin areas, in-between fingers, armpits and on skin folds and mostly combined with antifungal creams for better results.

TEXIFEN POWDER is for external use only. Sprinkle the required amount of the medicine on the affected skin areas. Use TEXIFEN POWDER for the stipulated duration instructed by your physician to achieve better results. Failing to do so may not result in adequate infection control. Also, inform your doctor if you don’t see any improvement in your condition after 2 weeks of therapy.

Do not use TEXIFEN POWDER if you are allergic to terbinafine. Consult your doctor before using TEXIFEN POWDER if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. TEXIFEN POWDER is generally well tolerated. However, it may cause local irritation at the site of application in some individuals which is usually harmless. If it bothers you, consult your doctor for advice.

USES OF TEXIFEN POWDER

  • Treats fungal infections of the skin and nails

HOW TEXIFEN POWDER WORKS

TEXIFEN POWDER is an antifungal medication. It effectively controls fungal infections within the body. It disrupts the fungal cell membrane by blocking the production of certain chemicals (ergosterol) within the cell which is required for its survival. As a result, it stops the fungal cell from multiplication, thereby preventing the further spread of infection.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

TEXIFEN POWDER is for external use only. Sprinkle the required amount of the medicine on the affected skin areas.

Avoid contact of this medicine with your eyes, ears, nose or any other mucous membranes. Wash your hands before and after application.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of the infection. Do not stop using TEXIFEN POWDER without consulting your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TEXIFEN POWDER

COMMON

  • skin peeling

UNCOMMON

  • skin irritation

RARE

Stop using TEXIFEN POWDER and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe skin rash with raised lumps, hives and blistering
  • signs of allergic reactions (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of face, mouth, tongue and throat causing difficulty in breathing)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Application Site Reactions:

Place an icepack on the affected skin areas to ease the irritation. Avoid using harsh chemicals or soaps on the affected areas. Wear protective loose-fitting clothes while going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Avoid exposing your skin towards direct sunlight. If the condition did not improve, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

TEXIFEN POWDER is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless recommended by your physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

TEXIFEN POWDER is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless recommended by your physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

TEXIFEN POWDER is unlikely to affect your ability for driving or handling any heavy tools or machines.

ALLERGY

Do not use TEXIFEN POWDER if you are allergic to Terbinafine.

OTHERS

Use in Paediatrics:

TEXIFEN POWDER is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before application.

Use in Geriatrics:

TEXIFEN POWDER can be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – Drug Interactions:

Before using TEXIFEN POWDER, inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non-prescription and/or herbal supplements as a precaution.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally swallowed TEXIFEN POWDER, consult your doctor for advice or visit the nearby hospital. Signs of accidental ingestion might include headache, nausea, dizziness and stomach pain.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Terbinafine
Pharmacological Category :   Allylamines
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Cream, Gel, Lotion, Ointment, Dusting powder, Spray

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep TEXIFEN POWDER out of reach of children
  • Store TEXIFEN POWDER at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT TEXIFEN POWDER

Q: What is the use of TEXIFEN POWDER?

A: TEXIFEN POWDER is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Q: How TEXIFEN POWDER works?

A: TEXIFEN POWDER is an antifungal medication. It effectively controls fungal infections within the body. It disrupts the fungal cell membrane by blocking the production of certain chemicals (ergosterol) within the cell which is required for its survival. As a result, it stops the fungal cell from multiplication, thereby preventing the further spread of infection.

Q: How to use TEXIFEN POWDER?

A: Sprinkle the required amount of the medicine on the affected skin areas. TEXIFEN POWDER is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Avoid contact of this medicine with your face, eyes, ears, nose or any other mucous membranes.

Q: How long should I use TEXIFEN POWDER?

A: Generally, treatment with TEXIFEN POWDER may last for 2-4 weeks. Therefore, you need to use TEXIFEN POWDER for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Failing to do so may not result in adequate infection control.

Q: What to do if I forgot to apply TEXIFEN POWDER?

A: If you forgot to apply TEXIFEN POWDER, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next application, skip the missed one and apply the next dose. Do not excessively apply TEXIFEN POWDER to compensate the missed doses.

Q: Is TEXIFEN POWDER safe?

A: TEXIFEN POWDER is safe at doses prescribed by the physician. Therefore, do not alter the dose of TEXIFEN POWDER without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I stop using TEXIFEN POWDER without consulting your doctor?

A: No. You should not stop using TEXIFEN POWDER without consulting your doctor as it may reduce its effectiveness. Therefore, apply TEXIFEN POWDER for the stipulated duration recommended by your doctor to achieve maximum results.

Q: Can TEXIFEN POWDER be used in pregnant women?

A: TEXIFEN POWDER should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, inform your doctor before using it.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Antifungal agents. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. 7th Edition. 2013. Page – 795.

2. Luke Maxfield; Charles V. Preuss; Rene Bermudez. Terbinafine. StatPearls. NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC. PubMed Central. October 2022. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK545218/

3. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (UK) Trading Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium. [Revised in October 2020]. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6326.pdf

4. Terbinafine. NHS. UK. [Revised in May 2022]. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://www.nhs.uk/medicines/terbinafine/

5. Central Drugs Standard Control Organization. Terbinafine tab/cream. March 1995. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://cdscoonline.gov.in/CDSCO/Drugs

6. Leeford Healthcare Pvt Ltd. Texifen Powder. [Accessed on 10th January 2023]. https://www.leeford.in/product/1221/texifen-powder

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood count
  • Liver function tests
  • Kidney function tests

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    TERBINAFINE 1%
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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