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Soframax Cream

SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Soframax Cream is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial skin infections. It is effective in treating infected cuts, wounds, and minor burns. This medicine stops the bacteria from growing, which helps to resolve your symptoms and cure the underlying infection.

Soframax Cream is meant for external use only. It should be applied only to the affected area of the skin as per the dosage and schedule prescribed by your doctor. In order to get the most benefit, apply it regularly and preferably at a fixed time each day. Do not use larger amounts or apply it more often or for a longer duration than directed. This will only increase the risk of side effects.

Local side effects like minor burning, irritation, itching and redness may be seen after the application of this medicine. These side effects are temporary and resolve quickly. Consult your doctor if these persist or if your condition does not improve.

Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse off any accidentally exposed area with water. Before using it, inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to it or any other medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Soframax Cream

Benefits of Soframax Cream

In Bacterial infections

Soframax Cream is an antibiotic which works by stopping the growth of infection causing bacteria on your skin. It prevents the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for survival of bacteria. It is effective against skin infections such as boils, impetigo and infected hair follicles. It may also be used to treat infections in small cuts or wounds on your skin. This treatment has few common side effects and should clear up infections within a few days, but you should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Soframax Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Soframax

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

How to use Soframax 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 Soframax Cream works

Soframax Cream is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Soframax Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Soframax Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Soframax Cream via licking.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Soframax Cream?

If you miss a dose of Soframax Cream, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Soframax Cream
₹0.96/gm of Cream
Neos Cream
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₹1.37/gm of Cream
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Soframax Cream for the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film, two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Don't apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Don't 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 may cause temporary burning, itching or a redness at application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Soframax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Abamune, A-Bec, Virol
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adesera, Adheb, Adfovir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I suffering from bacterial infections in my shaving area or too much acne problem.
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Fudic cream twice a day
Sir which medication can we use to fast healing the wound such as minor cut,bacterial infections
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
just apply Neomycin cream locally
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FAQs

Q. What is Soframax Cream? What is it used for?

Soframax Cream is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial skin infections. It may also be used to treat infected cuts and wounds. Soframax Cream stops the bacteria from growing, which helps to resolve the symptoms.

Q. Is Soframax Cream effective?

Soframax Cream is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Soframax Cream too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How to use Soframax Cream?

Before using Soframax Cream, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Soframax Cream gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Soframax Cream?

Be careful not to get Soframax Cream into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Soframax Cream if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Soframax Cream with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Soframax Cream only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Soframax Cream?

If you forget to use Soframax Cream, do not worry and continue using Soframax Cream as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Soframax Cream safe?

Soframax Cream is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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References

  1. MacDougall C, Chambers HF. Aminoglycosides. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1518.
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