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Soframycin 1% Skin Cream


Product introduction

Soframycin 1% Skin 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.

Soframycin 1% Skin 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. To get the most benefit, apply it regularly, and preferably at a fixed time each day. Do not use a larger amount or apply it more often than directed. This will only increase the risk of side effects.

Local side effects like minor burning, stinging, or irritation may be seen after the application of this medicine. These side effects are temporary and usually 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 plenty of 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.

Benefits of Soframycin Cream

In Treatment of Bacterial skin infections

Soframycin 1% Skin Cream is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of infection-causing bacteria on your skin. It prevents the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for the 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.

How to use Soframycin 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 Soframycin Cream works

Soframycin 1% Skin Cream is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This helps to kill the bacteria and treats your skin infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Soframycin 1% Skin 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Soframycin 1% Skin Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Soframycin Cream?

If you miss a dose of Soframycin 1% Skin Cream, please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Aminoglycosides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Soframycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Serious
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FAQs

Q. Is Soframycin 1% Skin Cream effective?

Soframycin 1% Skin Cream is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop using it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Soframycin 1% Skin Cream too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How to use Soframycin 1% Skin Cream?

Before using Soframycin 1% Skin 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 Soframycin 1% Skin 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 Soframycin 1% Skin Cream?

Be careful not to get Soframycin 1% Skin Cream into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water and contact your doctor. You must not use Soframycin 1% Skin 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 Soframycin 1% Skin 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 Soframycin 1% Skin Cream only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Soframycin 1% Skin Cream?

If you forget to use Soframycin 1% Skin Cream, do not worry and continue using Soframycin 1% Skin Cream as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. How long does Soframycin 1% Skin Cream take to work?

Usually, Soframycin 1% Skin Cream starts working soon after using it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better. Continue using it as advised by the doctor even if you feel better. This will help in killing all the harmful bacteria and prevent returning of your symptoms.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Soframycin 1% Skin Cream?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the frequency of applying Soframycin 1% Skin Cream or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform your doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop using Soframycin 1% Skin Cream if I feel better?

No, do not stop using Soframycin 1% Skin Cream and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Stopping suddenly may cause the infection to return or may worsen your symptoms. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.
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