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.
Sofradex Cream is a combination of three medicines: Dexamethasone Topical and Framycetin Topical which treat bacterial skin infections. Dexamethasone Topical is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Framycetin Topical is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Sofradex Cream 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.
Sofradex Cream 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Jun 2017.