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food interaction for CLAVORA

alcohol interaction for CLAVORA

pregnancy interaction for CLAVORA

lactation interaction for CLAVORA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Clavora cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Clavora cream is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CLAVORA

Silver Sulfadiazine(1% w/w)

Uses

Silver Sulfadiazine is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Silver Sulfadiazine is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

Common side effects

Skin rash, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Itching, Dry skin, Interstitial nephritis, Decreased white blood cell count, Rash, Skin discolouration
Chlorhexidine Gluconate(30% w/w)

Uses

Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.

How it works

Chlorhexidine gluconate belongs to a class of medication call antiseptic. It acts by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth. It kills bacteria by interacting with its cell surface.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Skin redness, Teeth discolouration, Burning sensation of tongue, Altered taste
Aloe Barbadensis(30% w/w)

Uses

Aloe Barbadensis is used in the treatment of pain.

How it works

This medication is used as a moisturizer to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations (e.g., diaper rash, skin burns from radiation therapy). Being a herbal drug its mechanism of action is not clearly understood.

Common side effects

Dehydration, Electrolyte imbalance, Diarrhoea, Stomach cramp
Allantoin(0.50% w/w)

Uses

Allantoin is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash), keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis (skin rash or irritation).

How it works

Allantoin is a skin protectant that works like a moisturizer to soften skin. It forms an oily layer on the skin and keeps the water inside and thus prevents skin from drying out.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Whitish residue on skin, Cold skin, Swelling of tongue, Tingling sensation
Vitamin E(0.50% w/w)

Uses

Vitamin E is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

Common side effects

Flushing, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Decreased white blood cell count

SUBSTITUTES for CLAVORA

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Expert advice for CLAVORA

  • The cream should be applied once to twice daily to a thickness of approximately 1/16 inches.
  • Cream should be continued until satisfactory healing has occurred, or until the burn site is ready for grafting.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you experience unusual bleeding or bruising fever, sore throat, yellowing of the skin or eyes, blood in urine, aching joints, unusual weakness or tiredness, skin rash.
  • Inform your doctor before starting silver sulfadiazine if you have a genetic defect of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficiency (a hereditary condition causing red blood cells break down when the body is exposed to certain drugs or the stress of infection).

Frequently asked questions for CLAVORA

Silver Sulfadiazine

Q.Does silver sulfadiazine work?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine works as an adjunct

Q.Is it good for burns?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine works as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns

Q.Is silver sulfadiazine over-the-counter?
No, silver sulfadiazine is not an over-the-counter medicine. It is available on producing a prescription from your doctor

Q.Is silver sulfadiazine an antibiotic or an anti-fungal?
Silver sulfadiazine is not an anti-fungal medicine, silver sulfadiazine is a topical antimicrobial agent used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns

Q.Is silver sulfadiazine cream good for sunburns?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine is used to treat severe sun burns

Q.Is silver sulfadiazine good for cuts?
Silver sulfadiazine is the best used for the treatment for prevention and treatment of burns. It is an anti-bacterial agent which prevents or treats infections; it is commonly indicated for burns alone

Q.Does silver sulfadiazine prevent scarring?
Silver sulfadiazine is a topical antimicrobial agent used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns. It has no known effects on scars

Q.Does silver sulfadiazine stop/work 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 expire?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine has an expiry date. Please read the date printed on the package for the expiry date

Q.Does silver sulfadiazine contain sulfa?
Yes, silver sulfadiazine is a sulfa drug. It is a sulfa containing anti-bacterial medicine used as an adjunct to prevent and treat infection of burns

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.

Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Q.How does chlorhexidine gluconate work?
Chlorhexidine gluconate belongs to a class of medication call antiseptic. It acts by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth. It kills bacteria by interacting with its cell surface

Q.Does it burn?
It is not generally known to burn. Please inform the doctor in case of any side effects

Q.Is chlorhexidine gluconate an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not antibiotic/antifungal. It is not used for curing acne and it does not cause cancer. Canker sores (small and shallow ulcers of the mouth) if mild to moderate then can be controlled by using chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash

Q.Is chlorhexidine gluconate safe?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor

Q.Is chlorhexidine gluconate an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is an over the counter drug and not a prescription drug

Q.Is chlorhexidine gluconate whiten teeth/contain iodine/stain teeth?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not used to whiten teeth. It does not contain iodine. It may stain the teeth slightly but this may be removed by brushing with a normal toothpaste

Q.Does chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash expire?
Chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.

Allantoin

Q.Is allantoin safe and natural?
Allantoin is chemically synthesized for making the ointment. It is safe when used for the condition at the dose for the duration prescribed by the doctor

Q.Is allantoin same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium?
Allantoin is not the same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium

Q.Does allantoin clog pores/ lighten skin/ cause acne/ cause cancer?
Allantoin may clog pores and may lighten skin. It is not known to cause acne or cure cancer. Please inform your doctor if you observe any side effects while using this ointment.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 July, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)