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Overview

Introduction

Livafin Cream is an antifungal medication. It is used for treating fungal infections of the affected area. It kills the fungi and helps in treating the infection.

Livafin Cream should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Some of the common side effects include blisters on the skin, nail disorders like nail damage and discoloration, skin irritation, rash or redness on the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration.

Make sure you wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. Avoid direct contact of the cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.

Side effects of Livafin Cream

Common
  • Blisters on skin
  • Nail disorder
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin rash
  • Erythema

How to use Livafin 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 Livafin Cream works

Livafin Cream belongs to a class of anti-fungal medications. It inhibits the enzymes that are essential for fungal growth, thereby killing the wide variety of sensitive fungi.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Livafin Cream during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Livafin Cream should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • Livafin Cream helps treat fungal skin and nail infections.
  • Avoid getting it in your eyes, ears, nose or mouth. If this happens, rinse with water immediately.
  • When using for nail infections, avoid the use of nail varnishes and artificial nails. Do not share your nail-filer to prevent spread of infection.
  • Do not use it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Keep using Livafin Cream for 3 to 5 days after the symptoms of the infection have cleared up to prevent it from coming back.

Patient Concerns

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ITCHING PROBLAM AND ROUND INFECTION LIVAFIN CREAM AND ONABET CREAM
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
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Dear Dr., I have been suffering from ringworm(fungal infection) from last 4-5 days. Symptoms: itching, redness, round patches Please help n advise to recover.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Livafin cream - apply twice daily for 6wksAnd take tab vozet 5mg - 1tab daily at bedtime for itching
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FAQs

Q. How often should you use Livafin?

Livafin contains amorolfine which is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat fungal infections of the nails and skin. When used for nail infections, it is applied once weekly on the affected finger or toenails. Sometimes your physician may ask you to apply it twice weekly. It is important that the affected areas should be cleansed and dried properly. When used for skin infections, it is applied once daily following proper cleansing of the affected area. Do not stop the treatment in between even if the symptoms heal. Your doctor will recommend the exact dose and duration of the treatment based on the type of fungal infection.

Q. Is Livafin a steroid?

No, Livafin is not a steroid. It is a medicine which is used to kill a wide variety of infection-causing fungus. It is applied on the affected skin or nails to treat fungal infections of the skin and nails.

Q. Can we apply Livafin on other parts of the body?

No, this medicine should not be used on other parts of the body like eyes, oral cavity or intravaginally. Its use should be restricted to only nails and skin. Before using the medicine consult the doctor and follow the instructions carefully.

Q. Can Livafin cause any local reaction or rashes?

Yes, the use of Livafin may cause allergic reactions, but the probability is unknown. Such allergic reaction is not very common and is likely to occur in only susceptible or sensitive individuals. Immediately contact your doctor if you experience such reactions.

Q. Is Livafin safe to be used in kids?

No, Livafin should not be used in children and infants. This is because there is no evidence available to prove the safety of the medicine. Consult your doctor in case your kid develops nail or skin infections or has any nail changes.
Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Amorolfine. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2013 [revised 21 Jun. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
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30 gm in 1 tube
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