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Dermoquinol 8% Cream

Primary uses of Dermoquinol 8% Cream

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Medicine Overview of Dermoquinol Cream

Uses of Dermoquinol Cream

Dermoquinol 8% Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections and dandruff.

Dermoquinol Cream side effects

Common

Side Effects of Dermoquinol are Burning sensation, Itching, Rash, Allergic reaction, Skin swelling.

How to use Dermoquinol 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 Dermoquinol Cream works

Clioquinol belongs to a category of drugs called as hydroxyquinoline antifungal agents. It acts by interacting with DNA synthesis thus killing the fungi that are responsible for causing the infection. It may be combined with a steroid (to reduce inflammation) or an antibacterial agent (to reduce bacterial infection).
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In Depth Information on Dermoquinol Cream

Expert advice for Dermoquinol Cream

  • Avoid direct contact of cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Take necessary precautions while applying iodochlorohydroxyquinoline topical as it may stain your clothes, hair, skin and nails.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to iodochlorohydroxyquinoline or any of its ingredients.
  • It should not given to children < 2 years.
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Dermoquinol Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Dermoquinol Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dermoquinol 8% 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.
Lactation
Dermoquinol 8% Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Dermoquinol 8% Cream via licking.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Dermoquinol Cream?uses

If you miss a dose of Dermoquinol 8% Cream, take 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.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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