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Taf Powder


Overview

Taf Powder side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Taste change

How to use Taf Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Taf Powder may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Taf Powder works

Taf Powder is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane. This treats your infection.

Taf Powder related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Taf Powder is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Taf Powder is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Taf Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Taf Powder in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Taf Powder in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Taf Powder to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Taf with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Taf

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Itching at vegina can I use Taf GM aa i am pregnent
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
You should not use any med during pregnancy without getting examined by a
I have itching problem near my private part from six month .I have used the cream TAF-GM AND LULICONAZOLE CREAM 1%W/W THEY ARE OF NO USE
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Stop all other applications. Cap. Itraconazole (Itrasys/ Canditral) 100mg twice daily for 2 weeks. Sertacide Cream for application twice daily for 1 month.Tab. Fexova 180 mg (if required in case of itching) The treatment has to be complete otherwise the condition will recur Blood Test- Blood Sugar Fasting PP & Serum Insulin Fasting and PP.
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FAQs

Q. Is clotrimazole a steroid/ used for thrush/ good for ringworm/ good for toenail fungus?

Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication and not a steroid. It is used for treating thrush, ringworm. It may be used for toenail fungus; however its efficacy in this case is not completely established. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is clotrimazole available over the counter?

Yes, clotrimazole cream is available over the counter. But if this is the first time you have had vaginal itching and discomfort, talk with a physician before using clotrimazole

Q. Is clotrimazole better than miconazole?

Although clotrimazole and miconazole are different drugs, they work in similar ways. Both are used for treatment of fungal infection, primarily yeast. Despite these similarities, they are often used in different parts of the body and they have different active ingredients and so cannot be compared. Both medications work well, but one of them may work better for some people than others. Check with your doctor for more details

Q. Is candida a steroid/ curable/ contagious/ a STD/ dangerous/ curable/ a steroid cream/ infection dangerous?

Candida is a yeast, a form of fungus. It causes infections such as candidiasis or thrush in humans and other animals. Individuals with Candida infections are not usually contagious, though in some settings immunocompromised people can catch the infection. The infection does not usually spread by sexual contact. Candida infection is curable but if not treated early it can result in a serious infection

Q. Is canesten hydrocortisone for thrush?

Canesten HC cream contains two active ingredients, clotrimazole (antifungal medicine used to treat infections with fungi and yeasts) and hydrocortisone (corticosteroid medicine that is applied to the skin to relieve the symptoms of inflammation). It is used to treat vaginal thrush.

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References
  1. Bennett JE. Antifungal Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1587.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 306-307.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Helios Pharmaceuticals, 659/1, Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad-380006
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