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FLUCREME NM OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 54 for 1 tube(s) (10 GM ointment each)
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Flucreme nm ointment 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
Flucreme nm ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for FLUCREME NM

Fluocinolone Topical(0.025% w/w)

Uses

Fluocinolone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and skin disorders.

How it works

Fluocinolone belongs to the class of medications called as steroids. It prevents the release of the chemicals (prostaglandins, leukotrienes) in the body that cause inflammation and allergies.

Common side effects

Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Burning sensation, Itching, Fever, Headache, Lightening of skin color, Skin peeling
Miconazole Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Miconazole Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Miconazole is an imidazole that belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It works by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it, thereby killing the sensitive fungi.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Application site itching, Headache, Stomach cramp, Vaginal burning sensation
Neomycin Topical(0.5% w/w)

Uses

Neomycin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Neomycin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness, Eye infection, Skin rash, Fever

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Expert advice for FLUCREME NM

  • Ensure that you wash and dry your hands before using fluocinolone solution and clean and dry the affected area before application. 
  • Do not apply the fluocinolone solution on cut, cracked or broken skin or on burnt areas of the skin.
  • Do not apply topical hair oil preparation on face, underarm, or groin unless directed by the physician.
  • Do not apply the product under bandaged or covered areas of the skin.
  • Inform your doctor and discontinue use if you experience itching, skin rashes or other allergic reactions.
  • Avoid getting the fluocinolone oil or solution into your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to fluocinolone or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions for FLUCREME NM

Fluocinolone Topical

Q.Is fluocinolone a steroid?
Yes, fluocinolone is a steroid drug

Q.Is available or sold over the counter?
No, fluocinolone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter

Q.Is fluocinolone the same as fluocinonide?
Fluocinolone and fluocinonide are two different drugs belonging to the same class. They are used for the same indications

Q.Can fluocinolone topical cause hair growth?
Fluocinolone may cause hair growth at the site of application. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Miconazole Topical

Q.Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract

Q.Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning can be seen with use of miconazole

Q.Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to cause drying of skin

Q.Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole topical is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections, as advised by the doctor. However, oral gel should not be used in infants < 4 months of age

Q.Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to the class of antifungal agents

Q.Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections

Q.Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections.

Neomycin Topical

Q.Does neomycin expire?
Yes. The expiry date is provided on the ointment tube

Q.Does neomycin topical cover pseudomonas?
No, neomycin topical is not effective against pseudomonas

Q.Does neomycin contain penicillin?
No, neomycin does not contain penicillin. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides

Q.Does neomycin cause tinnitus?
Neomycin is known to cause damage to the ear. One of the symptoms of damage to ear is tinnitus.

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 April, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)