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INTRODUCTION

TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER contains Clotrimazole which belongs to the group of medicines called anti-fungals. It is used in the treatment of skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm and infections resulting from excessive sweating. It also relives symptoms such as burning, itching, skin cracking and discomfort caused by the skin infections. Ringworm is a fungal infection affecting the skin causing redness and itching. Athlete’s foot a fungal infection affecting the spaces between the toes.

Clotrimazole works by blocking the fungal growth and prevents further occurrence of fungal infections. TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER is intended to treat fungal skin infections hence should not be used be used for other infections of internal organs. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids and mouth. Consult your doctor immediately if the infection does not recover within seven days of treatment with TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER.

TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER is not recommended for patients allergic to clotrimazole. TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER is not recommended to use in deep wounds and severe burns. TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Before taking TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER inform your doctor if you’re under any medications.

USES OF TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER

  • It is used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm and infections resulting from excessive sweating
  • It relives symptoms such as burning, itching, skin cracking and discomfort caused by the skin infections

HOW TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER WORKS

TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER works by preventing the fungal growth. Clotrimazole works by blocking production of enzymes responsible for the growth of fungal cell. This inhibition results in breakage of cell membranes and fungal cell abnormalities, finally leading to alterations in membrane-based activity of fungus. It further prevents the occurrence of fungal infections. These leads to fungal cell death and prevention of further fungal growth.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Do not take TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER orally. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids and mouth. Consult your doctor immediately if the infection does not recover within seven days of treatment with TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER. Before using the TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER on the affected area wash it thoroughly and make sure it is dry before using TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER

RARE

  • mild burning sensation, itching

Stop taking this medicine and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe allergic reaction symptoms include red, lumpy skin rash, swelling of the lips, throat or tongue, face, mouth, lips or eyelids, fever, feeling faint difficulty in swallowing or breathing

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY
Use with Caution

TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING
Use with Caution

TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY
Contraindicated

TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER is not recommended for use if you are allergic to clotrimazole.

OTHERS

TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER is not recommended for use if you:

  • have deep wounds or severe burns

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER, inform your doctor if you are taking any medicine

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more of TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Clotrimazole
Pharmacological Category :   Anti-fungal
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Vaginal tablet, Cream, Lotion, Lozenges, Soap, Pessaries, Spray, Dusting powder, Paint, Ointment, Topical gel, Ear drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER

Q: What is TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER used for?

A: TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER contains Clotrimazole which belongs to the group of medicines called anti-fungals. It is used in the treatment of skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm and infections resulting from excessive sweating. It also relives symptoms such as burning, itching, skin cracking and discomfort caused by the skin infections. Ringworm is a fungal infection affecting the skin causing redness and itching. Athlete’s foot a fungal infection affecting the spaces between the toes.

Q: How does TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER work?

A: TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER works by preventing the fungal growth. Clotrimazole works by blocking production of enzymes responsible for the growth of fungal cell. This inhibition results in breakage of cell membranes and fungal cell abnormalities, finally leading to alterations in membrane-based activity of fungus. It further prevents the occurrence of fungal infections. These leads to fungal cell death and prevention of further fungal growth.

Q: How should I take TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER?

A: Always apply TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Do not take TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER orally. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids and mouth. Consult your doctor immediately if the infection does not recover within seven days of treatment with TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER. Before using the TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER on the affected area wash it thoroughly and make sure it is dry before using TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER.

Q: Can I take TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER for athlete’s foot?

A: Yes, we can use TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER for athlete’s foot. It is used in the treatment of skin infections such as athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm and infections resulting from excessive sweating. It also relives symptoms such as burning, itching, skin cracking and discomfort caused by the skin infections. Consult your doctor before using it.

Q: Can TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding period?

A: TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER should be used with caution in pregnant women. TOPIDUST DUSTING POWDER is not recommended for use in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

REFERENCES

1. K. D. Tripathi, Antimicrobial Drugs Essentials of pharmacology seventh edition 2013 page no- 792

2. Khatter NJ, Khan MAB clotrimazole July 2022 NCBI, PMC US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK560643/

3. Desomchoke R, Bunyaratavej S, Leeyaphan C, Prasertworonun N, Rujitharanawong C, Matthapan L, Pattanaprichakul P. Efficacy and Safety in 1% Clotrimazole Powder, Adjuvant Therapy in Patients with Superficial Fungal Cutaneous Infection in Intertriginous Areas December 2016 [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29953171/

4. Kremoint Pharma Pvt. Ltd U.S. Food & Drug Administration [Accessed on 26th August 2022] https://fdaghana.gov.gh/img/pils/Kandimax%201%25%20powder%20(Clotrimazole).pdf

AUTHOR DETAILS

Written By Dr. Dhivakaran R, BDS
Last updated on 30 Jan 2023 | 09:41 AM(IST)

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