Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment

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Medicine Overview of Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment

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Uses of Fluocinolone

Fluocinolone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and skin disorders.
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Side effects of Fluocinolone

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Fluocinolone

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. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment works

Fluocinolone belongs to a group of medicines called as steroids. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation..
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Uses of Miconazole

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

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

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How to use Miconazole

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. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment works

Miconazole is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment

Expert advice for Fluocinolone

  • Do not take fluocinolone, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • Do not take fluocinolone, if you have any infection in and around your eye; glaucoma (increased pressure inside your eye).
  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine, if you have had herpes infection of the eye in the past.
  • Avoid using fluocinolone, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking fluocinolone because it may cause temporary vision blurring.

Expert advice for Miconazole

  • Your doctor has prescribed Miconazole to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Rivizole F Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Rivizole F Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment 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
Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment may cause blurring of your visi
on for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment is probably safe to use in pati
ents with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment is probably safe to use in pati
ents with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Rivizole F 0.01%/2% Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Fluocinolone

Q. Is Fluocinolone a steroid?
Yes, Fluocinolone is a steroid drug
Q. Is available or sold over the counter?
No, fluocinolone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is used for acne or psoriasis?
Fluocinolone is used for skin infections, acne, psoriasis or eye infections
Q. Is Fluocinolone safe for infants?
No, Fluocinolone is not safe to be used in children less than 18 years of age
Q. Is Fluocinolone the same as fluocinonide?
Fluocinolone and fluocinonide are two different drugs belonging to the same class. They are used for the same indications
Q. Can Fluocinolone cause hair growth?
Fluocinolone may cause hair growth at the site of application. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about 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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