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SOFRADEX CREAM

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MRP: Rs. 29.42 for 1 tube(s) (20 GM cream each)
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lactation interaction for SOFRADEX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Sofradex cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for SOFRADEX

Dexamethasone Topical(0.1%w/w)

Uses

Dexamethasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Dexamethasone belongs to the class of medications called as corticosteroids. It prevents allergic reactions by decreasing the chemicals responsible for allergy.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Blurred vision, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Eye discomfort, Eye itching, Increased intraocular pressure
Framycetin Topical(1%w/w)

Uses

Framycetin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Framycetin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Ototoxicity, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Hearing loss, Irritation, Rash, Itching

Common Dosage for SOFRADEX CREAM

Patients taking SOFRADEX CREAM

  • 83%
    Once A Day
  • 14%
    Twice A Day
  • 2%
    Thrice A week
  • 1%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for SOFRADEX

No substitutes found

Top Ophthalmologists

  • Dr. Sanjay Verma
    MBBS, MS
    5
  • Dr. Anita Sethi
    MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
    4.9
  • Dr. Vandana Saroha
    MBBS, MS, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. Dheeraj Gupta
    MBBS, MS, Fellowship
    4.5
  • Dr. Prem Vardhan
    MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship
    4.5

Expert advice for SOFRADEX

  • Do not wear contact lenses while using dexamethasone eye drops.
  • Do not use dexamethasone eye drops if you have glaucoma (increased eye pressure) or diabetes.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery because it may cause blurred vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to dexamethasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Children < 2 years must not use.
  • Do not use if you have preexisting eye infections which are not treated, high pressure in eyes, untreated infection /fungal infection that affects the whole body.

Frequently asked questions for SOFRADEX

Dexamethasone Topical

Q.Are decadron and prednisone same as dexamethasone?
No, Decadron is a brand name of dexamethasone. Prednisone, however, is entirely different drug. Both drugs belong to a same class of medications called corticosteroids

Q.Is dexamethasone a narcotic, sulfa drug, NSAID or controlled substance?
No, dexamethasone is a corticosteroid drug which shows anti-inflammatory action. It is not a controlled substance or sulfa drug. It can be obtained only on production of valid prescription

Q.Is dexamethasone topical safe for toddlers?
No, dexamethasone topical is not safe for toddlers.

Framycetin Topical

Q.What is framycetin sulphate/Soframycin?
Framycetin belongs to a class of medicines called as aminoglycoside antibiotics. It acts by killing bacteria that cause infections. Soframycin is a brand name of framycetin.

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Effective
80%
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20%

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Content on this page was last updated on 14 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)