Overview

Uses of Mycoseal Cream
Mycoseal Cream is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.
Mycoseal Cream side effects
Common
  • Skin peeling
  • Itching
How to use Mycoseal 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 Mycoseal Cream works
Mycoseal Cream is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.
Mycoseal Cream related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Mycoseal Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Mycoseal Cream is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Mycoseal Cream?
If you miss a dose of Mycoseal Cream, take 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Mycoseal Cream to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

FAQs

Q. Does Mycoseal treat ringworm?
Mycoseal is used for the treatment of ringworm (dermatophytosis) infection. It is also used for the treatment of fungal infections of the groin area, toe and finger nails (yellow, opaque and thickened nails) and the feet (athlete’s foot).
Q. Is Mycoseal effective?
Mycoseal is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Mycoseal interfere with birth control?
Mycoseal can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Mycoseal are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Mycoseal treat tinea versicolor?
Mycoseal is used to treat fungal infections affecting fingernails, toenails, and skin. It is not the preferred antifungal for tinea versicolor (yeast infection characterized by discolored skin usually on the back, underarms, upper arms, chest, and neck)
Q. Is Mycoseal a steroid?
Mycoseal is not a steroid. Mycoseal belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Is Mycoseal fungicidal (kills fungi)?
Mycoseal is fungicidal (kills fungi) against dermatophytes, molds and certain dimorphic fungi. The activity versus yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) depending on the species.
Q. Is Mycoseal safe?
Mycoseal is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Mycoseal an antibiotic?
Mycoseal is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Q. Is Mycoseal available over the counter?
Mycoseal is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs which are available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Mycoseal dangerous?
Mycoseal is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with ibuprofen?
Mycoseal can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with amoxicillin?
Mycoseal can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with metronidazole?
Mycoseal can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with prednisone?
Mycoseal can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with azithromycin?
Mycoseal can be taken with azithromycin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with phentermine?
Mycoseal can be taken with phentermine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with probiotics?
Mycoseal can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Mycoseal with metformin?
Mycoseal can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Mycoseal expire?
Yes, Mycoseal does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Q. Does Mycoseal treat candida (yeast)?
Mycoseal exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Mycoseal for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause constipation?
Mycoseal has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Mycoseal.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause liver damage?
Mycoseal can cause liver damage. Mycoseal can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Mycoseal every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Mycoseal and consult your doctor.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause depression?
Mycoseal can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Mycoseal.
Q. Does Mycoseal contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Mycoseal does not contain acetaminophen. Mycoseal belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
Mycoseal has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Mycoseal.
Q. Is Mycoseal a sulfa drug?
Mycoseal is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Mycoseal is different from sulfa drugs.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause hair loss?
Mycoseal has been reported to cause hair loss in some patients. However, it is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have excessive hair loss while taking Mycoseal.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Mycoseal. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Mycoseal.
Q. Does Mycoseal increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Mycoseal.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause autism?
No, Mycoseal has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Mycoseal has not shown to cause any increase in blood sugar levels. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in blood sugar levels while taking Mycoseal.
Q. Does Mycoseal cause respiratory depression?
Mycoseal has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Mycoseal.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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