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Primary uses of Sofradex Cream

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Medicine Overview of Sofradex Cream

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Uses of Sofradex Cream

Sofradex Cream is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
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Sofradex Cream side effects

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Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Skin thinning.

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How to use Sofradex 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 Sofradex Cream works

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.

In Depth Information on Sofradex Cream

Sofradex Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Sofradex Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
Sofradex Cream may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Sofradex Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sofradex Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sofradex Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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