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Fungitop F Ointment

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Product introduction

Fungitop F Ointment is a combination medicine. It is used to treat various types of skin infections usually the fungal type of skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching. It also acts against the infection-causing microorganisms.

Fungitop F Ointment 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 effect of this medicine includes 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.).

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. You should consult the doctor about prescribing an alternative medicine for your condition.

Uses of Fungitop F Ointment

Benefits of Fungitop F Ointment

In Treatment of Fungal skin infections

Fungitop F Ointment is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat skin infections caused by fungi. These include athlete’s foot, ringworm, vaginal thrush, and sweat rash. It works by killing and stopping the growth of fungi, thereby clearing the infection and relieving the symptoms. 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 the cream occasionally to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Side effects of Fungitop F Ointment

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 Fungitop F

  • Skin peeling
  • Blisters on skin
  • Dry skin
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Fungitop F Ointment

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 gently massage the ointment.

How Fungitop F Ointment works

Fungitop F Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Fluocinolone acetonide and Miconazole, which treats skin infections. Fluocinolone acetonide is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Miconazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fungitop F Ointment 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fungitop F Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Fungitop F Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Fungitop F Ointment, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Fungitop F Ointment helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • Few healthy tips for Athlete's Foot:
    1. Keep your feet clean and dry, particularly between the toes.
    2. Cut your nails short and prefer open-toe shoes for everyday use.
    3. Use a separate clean towel for the feet and wear clean cotton socks. 
    4. Never share your socks, shoes, and towel with others.
  • Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after 4 weeks of treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient concerns

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What is medicine for akin fungal infection.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Post a properly focussed picture of the current skin problem. There r plenty of fungal infections of skin
Hello, I work in a very sweaty environment, I recently had a ringworm outbreak, I used EBERNET and it worked perfectly fine for me, On the recommendation of a few friends who suggested to use anti-fungal soap for a few days to ensure that the spores are completely eliminated from my body. Are there any effective anti-fungal soaps or shampoos that I can use to treat ringworm infection? Is there a method to determine if my scalp is affected by ringworm's? If I do happen to have this, What should be my next set of actions to treat ringworm's on scalp, before visiting a hospital/clinic? Regards, PATIENT
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
You need to visit skin specialist for proper examinationWether you are having fungal infections or not
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FAQs

Q. What is Fungitop F Ointment used for?

Fungitop F Ointment is used to treat skin infections which may appear on the feet (Athlete’s foot), in the groin area (jock itch), or between skin folds (sweat rash infected with a yeast infection “thrush”). It is also used for candida infections of the skin and nails. It rapidly relieves the itching caused due to these fungal infections.

Q. Is Fungitop F Ointment a steroid cream?

No, Fungitop F Ointment is not a steroid cream. It is an antifungal medicine that belongs to the imidazole class of medicines. It works by killing the fungi or by preventing the growth of fungi that cause infection.

Q. What are the side effects of Fungitop F Ointment?

The common side effects are application site burning, redness, and itching. The application site may also develop some uncommon side effects such as discomfort, dryness, bleeding, severe allergic reactions, urticaria or hives, rash, skin exfoliation, sticky skin, prickling sensation, or inflammation.

Q. Can I use a steroid cream along with Fungitop F Ointment?

It is recommended that you use a mild steroid ointment like hydrocortisone cream/ointment in the morning and use Fungitop F Ointment in the evening. You can then stop using the steroid cream gradually over 2-3 weeks. But, if you have used a potent corticosteroid for seborrheic dermatitis, maintain at least a gap of 2 weeks before you apply Fungitop F Ointment to prevent skin sensitization.

Q. How should Fungitop F Ointment be applied?

Wash the affected area thoroughly with water and then dry it. Wash your hands carefully (until and unless your hands are also affected) after applying Fungitop F Ointment. This will prevent the infection from spreading to other parts of the body or other people.

Q. For how long do I need to use Fungitop F Ointment?

You should use Fungitop F Ointment for as long as advised by your doctor. Generally, it is to be used for 2-4 weeks for jock itch and sweat rash and 2-6 weeks for Athlete’s foot. Do not stop using it even if your symptoms have disappeared because the infection may reappear if not properly treated.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Fungitop F Ointment?

If you forget to use Fungitop F Ointment, do not worry and continue using Fungitop F Ointment as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

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References

  1. Mayo Clinic. Fluocinolone acetonide. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Miconazole. Schorndorf, Germany: Catalent Germany Schorndorf; 1974 [revised Aug. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Fluocinolone acetonide. Sanford, Florida: Hill Laboratories, Inc.; [revised 18 Aug. 1999]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Mayo Clinic. Miconazole. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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