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Phytoral B Cream


Overview

Uses of Phytoral B Cream

Phytoral B Cream side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Phytoral B 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 Phytoral B Cream works

Phytoral B Cream is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Ketoconazole, which treats fungal skin infections. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Ketoconazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.

Phytoral B Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Phytoral B Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Phytoral B Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • This combination medicine helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
  • It is not taken orally, so it does not cause many side effects.
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • It is for use on skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these area.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Phytoral B

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I have been experiencing fungal infections, I develop rings and rashes and they all itch like anything. I formed scars because of it. I have been taking Grisovin FP 250 mg however as long I take it I am relieved, even if I miss it for 1 day I start getting fungus back. On top of that Grisovin FP is difficult to find now, please suggest.
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections severe, you need to change the medicine by skin specialistCan b prescribed under supervisionMeanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day
PHYTORAL B CREAM. Can i use it for itch?LCZ 10MG TABLET. Ear problem I have uploaded prescription. Can I use it ?
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
For itching you can have LCZ 5 mgFor ear problem, please consult ENT Specialist
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FAQs

Q. How to use Phytoral B?

Follow the directions given by the doctor on the medicine. Apply the medicine thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Phytoral B is usually applied two or three times a day to the affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Phytoral B, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.

Q. Can I stop taking Phytoral B when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Phytoral B and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What precautions need to be taken while using Phytoral B?

Phytoral B should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer than advised periods of time. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should be used by the patient and never be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. Will Phytoral B be more effective if taken more than prescribed?

No, Phytoral B will not be more effective if overused. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Phytoral B?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Ketoconazole. High Wycombe, Bucks: Janssen-Cilag Ltd.; 1998 [revised 8 Feb. 2019]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Beclometasone. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Ketoconazole. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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