Darederm Cream

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Introduction

Darederm Cream is a combination medicine used in the treatment of various types of skin infections. It prevents the growth of microorganisms that cause the infection. It also relieves the pain, irritation, and itchiness of the skin.

Darederm Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. If it gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine. If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should talk to your doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine are itching dryness, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. These are usually self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare. You must consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.). Drink plenty of water and apply moisturizing cream or lotion to avoid of cope up with the side effects.

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and discuss it with your doctor. Consult the doctor before receiving any consult the doctor before receiving any cosmetic treatment.

Uses of Darederm Cream

Benefits of Darederm Cream

In Skin infections

Darederm Cream is a combination of medicines used to treat skin infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. It works by killing and stopping the growth of infection causing microorganisms, thereby clearing the infection and relieving the symptoms. It also relieves symptoms of infection such as itching, redness and swelling.
You should use this medicine for as long as it is prescribed, even if your symptoms disappear, otherwise they may come back. Depending on the type of infection you are treating, this may be several weeks. Even after your skin is completely cured, you may have to apply it occasionally to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Side effects of Darederm 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 Darederm

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Darederm 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 Darederm Cream works

Darederm Cream is a combination of four medicines: Betamethasone, Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin), Gentamicin and Tolnaftate. Betamethasone is a steroid. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin), Gentamicin and Tolnaftate work by preventing the growth and multiplication of both bacteria and fungi on the skin. Together, they treat your skin infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Darederm Cream is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Darederm 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

What if you forget to take Darederm Cream?

If you miss a dose of Darederm Cream, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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

Quick Tips

  • It may take several weeks to show its action. Keep using it as suggested by your doctor.
  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Darederm Cream.
  • Apply it as a thin layer onto a clean, dry, unbroken infected area of skin.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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my scrotum and the skin on my thighs next to my scrotum have been red and itchy and had a somewhat scaly texture, sometimes they'd get so itchy that I would have to scratch, the past few weeks my scrotum has started to smell and produce a sweat like substance (it's like sweat except it never goes away and it leaves white stains in my underwear where my scrotum is near the fabric,
Dr. Ankur Kumar Tanwar
Ayurveda
Ok may be you are from from skin infections
Skin infections hair loss cold
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir please elaborate your symptoms, history, treatment and investigations done.
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PLOT NO. C-2, SIPCOT INDUSTRIAL ESTATE GUMMIDIPOONDI Thiruvallur TN 601201 IN , - ,
Country of Origin: India

MRP
11
Inclusive of all taxes
5 gm in 1 tube
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