Amrolfine Cream 0.25% w/w
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Amorolfine cream – Amorolfine is an antifungal medication. It is widely used in the treatment of fungal skin and nail infections which include athlete’s foot, ringworms, and pityriasis. Fungal infection occurs when a fungus invades and affects the skin tissue. Its mode of action involves restricting the production of ergosterol, an important component of fungal cell membranes. without it, ergosterol the fungi is unable to grow, and their cells break down. Symptoms of a fungal infection include skin rash, redness, and scaling of the skin.
Amorolfine is to be used as prescribed by your doctor. Clean and let dry the affected area before applying the cream. Also, wash your hands before its application. Apply a thin layer of the cream and let it dry.
This medication is only for external use. Rinse immediately with water in case of accidental contact with eyes, face, or mouth.
Nail application-file the infected surface of the nail and clean the nail surface. take some lacquer from the bottle with the spatula. apply the medicine over the entire nail surface.
There are a few precautions you must keep in mind while using this medication. these are-
This medication may cause common side effects in some cases which include
All these side effects are minor and do not need medical attention. Consult your doctor if these side effects get worse over time.
Amorolfine cream interacts with certain drugs curing HIV/AIDS(ritonavir, cobicistat) and other respiratory–related medicines.
Amorolfine must not be given to patients with an allergic history of clotrimazole and betamethasone. Also, people suffering from liver disease, cataracts, glaucoma, or adrenal gland problem must not use this medicine.
1. Can I stop using amorolfine if my symptoms are relieved?
Do not stop using this medication until the doctor’s prescription has finished even if the symptoms go away.
2. Can nursing mothers use amorolfine?
Consult your doctor for details on breastfeeding as there is no research yet on this.
3. Can this cream treat bacterial infections?
Amorolfine is an antifungal cream and treats only fungal infections.
4. Can I use amorolfine daily?
Apply amorolfine nail lacquer once or twice a week or as directed by your doctor.
5. Can I go in the sunlight after applying amorolfine cream?
Do not go out in the sun directly after applying the cream. Wait for an hour before going out in direct sunlight.