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Etaze-AF Cream


Overview

Introduction

Etaze-AF Cream is a combination of two medicines that effectively treat fungal infections of the skin. It kills the fungi that cause the infection and minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching.

Etaze-AF Cream should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you needed, it will not clear your condition faster and may only increase the side effects. Skin infections will usually get better after 2 to 6 weeks. Do not use the medicine for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 2 to 6 weeks of treatment. The effects of medicine can be increased by keeping the affected area clean and dry, and washing hands before and after treating the infection.

The most common side effects of this medicine include application site reactions like burning, irritation, itching, and redness. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. Avoid direct contact with eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.

It is not likely that other medicines you take by mouth or injection will affect the way this medicine works, but talk to your doctor before using it if you have recently used another medicine for the infection. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Etaze-AF Cream

Side effects of Etaze-AF Cream

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

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 Skin peeling
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.

How to use Etaze-AF 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 Etaze-AF Cream works

Etaze-AF Cream is a combination of two medicines: Mometasone and Terbinafine which treat skin infections. Mometasone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Terbinafine is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etaze-AF Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Etaze-AF Cream is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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.
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Patient Concerns

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Fungal? infection on genital Just like scratches or small bruces in genital skin It's almost half an hour I am waiting
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Sertacide B cream for application twice daily for 2 weeks . Tab AF 150 twice weekly for 1 month
Having fungal infection on pennis tip which ointment i should apply
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Sertacide cream once daily . Fucidin cream once dailyCheck blood sugar fasting . Tab AF 150mg twice weekly for 2 weeks .
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References
  1. MedlinePlus. Mometasone topical. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mayo Clinic. Terbinafine. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Mometasone Furoate. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. PubChem. Terbinafine. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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