Author Details
Written By
MDS (Oral Pathology & Microbiology), BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
03 Jun 2020 | 12:47 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Amortive Cream

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Amortive Cream is an antifungal medication. It is used for treating fungal infections of the affected area. It kills the fungi and helps in treating the infection.

Amortive Cream should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Some of the common side effects include blisters on the skin, nail disorders like nail damage and discoloration, skin irritation, rash, or redness on the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration.

Make sure you wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. Avoid direct contact of the cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.

Uses of Amortive Cream

Benefits of Amortive Cream

In Fungal nail infections

Amortive Cream belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It kills a wide variety of fungi that cause nail infections. It is easy to apply and has very few side effects. Using this medicine will restore your finger- or toenails to a healthy condition but it takes time because healthy nails take a long time to grow. You should keep using it until healthy nails have grown back. This will prevent the infection from returning. Do not use nail varnish on nails that you are treating.

Side effects of Amortive Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Amortive

  • Blisters on skin
  • Nail disorder
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin rash
  • Erythema (skin redness)

How to use Amortive Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Amortive Cream works

Amortive Cream belongs to a class of anti-fungal medications. It inhibits the enzymes that are essential for fungal growth, thereby killing the wide variety of sensitive fungi.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Amortive Cream during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Amortive Cream should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Amortive Cream helps treat fungal skin and nail infections.
  • Avoid getting it in your eyes, ears, nose or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately.
  • When using for nail infections, avoid the use of nail varnishes and artificial nails. Do not share your nail-filer to prevent spread of infection.
  • Do not use it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Keep using Amortive Cream for 3 to 5 days after the symptoms of the infection have cleared up to prevent it from coming back.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylpropanes derivatives
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

arrow
I am regularly using the cream cosmelite But now due to a fungal infection i have to use a antifungal cream fungicros So So i want to know whether i can apply the cream cosmelite after fungicros
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pls tell me which part of body have fungal infections
What kind of antibiotics should be taken for groin fungal infection along with the micanazole cream?
Dr. Himanshu Gupta
Dermatology
Antibiotic is not required for fungal infection, antifungals like itraconazole, terbinafine, etc are used for fungal infections
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Amortive Cream ?

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How often should you use Amortive Cream?

Amortive Cream contains amorolfine which is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat fungal infections of the nails and skin. When used for nail infections, it is applied once weekly on the affected finger or toenails. Sometimes your physician may ask you to apply it twice weekly. It is important that the affected areas should be cleansed and dried properly. When used for skin infections, it is applied once daily following proper cleansing of the affected area. Do not stop the treatment in between even if the symptoms heal. Your doctor will recommend the exact dose and duration of the treatment based on the type of fungal infection.

Q. Is Amortive Cream a steroid?

No, Amortive Cream is not a steroid. It is a medicine which is used to kill a wide variety of infection-causing fungus. It is applied on the affected skin or nails to treat fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Q. Can we apply Amortive Cream on other parts of the body?

No, this medicine should not be used on other parts of the body like eyes, oral cavity or intravaginally. Its use should be restricted to only nails and skin. Before using the medicine consult the doctor and follow the instructions carefully.

Q. Can Amortive Cream cause any local reaction or rashes?

Yes, the use of Amortive Cream may cause allergic reactions, but the probability is unknown. Such allergic reaction is not very common and is likely to occur in only susceptible or sensitive individuals. Immediately contact your doctor if you experience such reactions.

Q. Is Amortive Cream safe to be used in kids?

No, Amortive Cream should not be used in children and infants. This is because there is no evidence available to prove the safety of the medicine. Consult your doctor in case your kid develops nail or skin infections or has any nail changes.

Related Products

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Want to share the information?

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. Amorolfine. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2013 [revised 21 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

H.NO K-101, KH.NO,271 ABUL FAZAL ENCLAVE PART-1, OKHLA NEW DELHI South Delhi DL 110025 IN , - , .
Expires on or after: December, 2020

A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Amortive Cream. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
130
10 gm in 1 tube
Add To Cart
Additional offers
Paytm: Pay with Paytm and get cashback up to ₹500. Assured cashback of ₹20. Minimum order value ₹500. Valid only on your first Paytm transaction on 1mg. Valid till 16th October, 2020
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.