Losweat Powder

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Medicine Overview of Losweat Powder

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Uses of Miconazole

Miconazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Miconazole

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Miconazole

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Losweat Powder at a fixed time.

How Losweat Powder works

Miconazole stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
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Uses of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Chlorhexidine Gluconate is used in the treatment of inflammation of gums and bad odor from mouth.
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Side effects of Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Common

Altered taste, Application site irritation, Teeth discolouration.

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How to use Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Losweat Powder at a fixed time.

How Losweat Powder works

Chlorhexidine gluconate kills the harmful bacteria and fungi by attacking their outer covering.

In Depth Information on Losweat Powder

Expert advice for Miconazole

Stop taking miconazole and consult your doctor immediately.
  • If you experience skin rash or hives.
  • If you experience swelling of your face, eyes, lips, tongue or throat.
  • If you experience trouble swallowing or breathing.
  • If you experience abdominal pain, fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge.
Before taking miconazole inform your doctor.
  • If you are suffering from liver problems or any other underlying diseases.
  • If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
  • If you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed.
Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take, including vitamins and herbal supplements.Follow all directions to use from information available on your pack for vaginal inserts, oral buccal tablets, creams or gels.

Expert advice for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

  • Use Chlorhexidine Gluconate after meals, it may affect the taste of foods and beverages. 
  • For maximum effectiveness avoid rinsing mouth (with water or any other mouthwash), brushing teeth, eating or drinking for 30 minutes after using the Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
  • Chlorhexidine Gluconate may cause permanent discolouration of some tooth fillings. To minimize discolouration, brush and floss daily, focussing on the areas which begin to discolour.
  • Do not mix/dilute Chlorhexidine Gluconate with any other product.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and ears. If the solution comes in contact with your eyes, rinse well with water.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Losweat Powder
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Losweat Powder 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.
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Lactation
Losweat Powder is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Losweat Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Losweat Powder is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Losweat Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Losweat Powder is probably safe to use in patients with live
r disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Losweat Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Losweat Powder

Frequently asked questions for Miconazole

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 are common side effects of miconazole
Q. Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to have the side effect to cause drying of skin
Q. Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections as advised by your doctor
Q. Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to 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. Can I take miconazole with fluconazole?
Taking two antifungal agents may have additive effect and have pronounced side effects. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections
Q. Does miconazole expire?
Yes, antifungals like miconazole have an expiry date. Read instruction on the pack for the date of expiry
Q. Is miconazole an OTC (over the counter)?
No, miconazole cannot be bought over the counter. It needs prescription of a qualified doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Q. How does Chlorhexidine Gluconate work?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate belongs to a class of medication call antiseptic. It acts by killing as well as preventing bacterial growth. It kills bacteria by interacting with its cell surface
Q. Does it burn?
It is not generally known to burn. Please inform the doctor in case of any side effects
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an antibiotic/antifungal/cure acne/cause cancer/good for canker sores?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is not antibiotic/antifungal. It is not used for curing acne and it does not cause cancer. Canker sores (small and shallow ulcers of the mouth) if mild to moderate then can be controlled by using Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate safe?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. Is Chlorhexidine Gluconate an over the counter or prescription only drug?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an over the counter drug and not a prescription drug
Q. Is chlorhexidine gluconate whiten teeth/contain iodine/stain teeth?
Chlorhexidine gluconate is not used to whiten teeth. It does not contain iodine. It may stain the teeth slightly but this may be removed by brushing with a normal toothpaste
Q. Does Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash expire?
Chlorhexidine Gluconate mouthwash has an expiry date. It should not be used beyond that date.
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