Topcan 5% Cream

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Hygeia Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Topcan 5% Cream

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Primarily used for

50.25
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Topcan Cream

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Uses of Topcan Cream

Topcan 5% Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Topcan Cream

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Topcan 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 Topcan Cream works

Topcan 5% Cream is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.

In Depth Information on Topcan Cream

Expert advice for Topcan Cream

  • Your doctor has prescribed Topcan to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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Topcan Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Topcan Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Topcan 5% Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Topcan 5% Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human stud
ies 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Topcan 5% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Topcan
5% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Topcan
5% Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Topcan Cream

Frequently asked questions about Clotrimazole

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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