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Burnosaf Plus Cream


Overview

Introduction

Burnosaf Plus Cream is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria. It is used to prevent and treat infections of burn wounds. This medicine stops the bacteria from growing, which helps to resolve your symptoms.

Burnosaf Plus Cream is meant for external use only. It should be applied only to the affected area of the skin, after cleaning the wound. Use it as per the dosage and schedule prescribed by your doctor. In order to get the most benefit, apply it regularly and preferably at the same time each day. Do not use larger amounts or apply it more often or for a longer duration than directed. This will only increase the risk of side effects. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the medicine in these areas.

This medicine is generally safe to use with minimal side effects like minor burning or irritation may be seen after application. These are usually temporary and resolve quickly. Some people may develop a decreased white blood cell count while using this medicine. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects persist or if your condition does not improve.

Before using it, inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to it or any other medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it. Your doctor may monitor your blood cell counts during treatment.

Uses of Burnosaf Plus Cream

Side effects of Burnosaf Plus Cream

Common
  • Decreased white blood cell count

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Decreased white blood cell count
    If you have a low level of white blood cells, you are more likely to get infections. There are several ways to reduce your chances of catching or spreading an infection. Avoid unnecessary exposure to germs when you can. Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with soap or use a sanitiser. Avoid crowds and avoid contact with people who are ill or have infections. Use disposable tissues for coughs and sneezes. Consider using an appropriate face mask. Do not share personal items like cutlery, glasses, towels or toothbrushes with others. Get enough rest and eat a well balanced healthy diet.

How to use Burnosaf Plus 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 Burnosaf Plus Cream works

Burnosaf Plus Cream is an antibiotic. It stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Burnosaf Plus Cream is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Burnosaf Plus Cream during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • Burnosaf Plus Cream prevents and treats infections of burn wounds.

  • Clean the wound and then apply the cream to the affected area using sterile gloved hand or a sterile spatula.
  • Apply it once or twice daily and re-apply to any areas from which it gets removed due to activity. Burn areas should be covered with the cream at all times.
  • Continue to use Burnosaf Plus Cream as per the frequency and duration advised by your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Burnosaf Plus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is it good for burns?

Yes, Burnosaf Plus is good in the treatment of burns. It is used in to prevent and treat burn infection.

Q. Is silver sulfadiazine cream good for sunburns?

Yes, Burnosaf Plus is used to treat severe sun burns.

Q. Does silver sulfadiazine prevent scarring?

Burnosaf Plus is a topical antimicrobial agent used to prevent and treat infection of burns. It has no known effects on scars

Q. Does Burnosaf Plus works on acne?

Silver sulfadiazine is a topical antimicrobial agent used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns. Its use on the face is usually avoided. Hence, it is not recommended for acne

Q. Does silver sulfadiazine help with pain?

Silver sulfadiazine treats the infection associated with burns, thereby reducing pain and inflammation. It has no direct effect on pain.

Q. How long does Burnosaf Plus takes to work?

Usually, Burnosaf Plus starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Burnosaf Plus?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Burnosaf Plus when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Burnosaf Plus and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Burnosaf Plus cause staining of skin?

Yes, Burnosaf Plus can cause a temporary staining of skin.

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