Overview

Uses of Topcos Cream

Topcos Cream is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.

Topcos Cream side effects

Common
  • Skin peeling
  • Itching

How to use Topcos 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 Topcos Cream works

Topcos Cream is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.

Topcos Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Topcos 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Topcos Cream is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Topcos Cream?

If you miss a dose of Topcos Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Topcos

Hi Madam/Sir, I got married 2 years back, we didn't plan for children till now, we used take precautions. I didn't use any pills till now. now we are planning for children since one year i am having irregular periods, weight gain. last year i went for thyroid(my tsh is 2.3), ultrasound lower Abdomen test is (Fibroid in uterus, and polycystic ovarian disease in both ovaries), doctor said that i don't have any problem, but i am facing same problem. Now again i went for thyroid test and prolactin test, results are: tsh : 5.72, tt3 :110.42 tt4 : 6.9 and prolactin : 12.02 please tell me the condition. and I had a query, lab person took my blood sample at 9 p.m, is it the right time for sample collection. please let me know.
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Thyroid and prolactin should be done empty stomach. Get your TSH repeated empty stomach your problem can be related toPCOS. In PCOS the egg does not form in each cycle and that's why the patient face difficulty in conceiving . See a gynae nearby
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FAQs

Q. Does Topcos treat ringworm?
Topcos is used for the treatment of ringworm (dermatophytosis) infection. It is also used for the treatment of fungal infections of the groin area, toe and finger nails (yellow, opaque and thickened nails) and the feet (athlete’s foot).
Q. Is Topcos effective?
Topcos is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Topcos interfere with birth control?
Topcos can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Topcos are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Topcos treat tinea versicolor?
Topcos is used to treat fungal infections affecting fingernails, toenails, and skin. It is not the preferred antifungal for tinea versicolor (yeast infection characterized by discolored skin usually on the back, underarms, upper arms, chest, and neck)
Q. Is Topcos a steroid?
Topcos is not a steroid. Topcos belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Is Topcos fungicidal (kills fungi)?
Topcos is fungicidal (kills fungi) against dermatophytes, molds and certain dimorphic fungi. The activity versus yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) depending on the species.
Q. Is Topcos safe?
Topcos is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Topcos an antibiotic?
Topcos is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Q. Is Topcos available over the counter?
Topcos is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs which are available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Topcos dangerous?
Topcos is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Topcos with ibuprofen?
Topcos can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcos with amoxicillin?
Topcos can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcos with metronidazole?
Topcos can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcos with prednisone?
Topcos can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcos with azithromycin?
Topcos can be taken with azithromycin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcos with phentermine?
Topcos can be taken with phentermine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcos with probiotics?
Topcos can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Topcos with metformin?
Topcos can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Topcos expire?
Yes, Topcos does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Q. Does Topcos treat candida (yeast)?
Topcos exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Topcos for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Topcos cause constipation?
Topcos has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Topcos.
Q. Does Topcos cause liver damage?
Topcos can cause liver damage. Topcos can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Topcos every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Topcos and consult your doctor.
Q. Does Topcos cause depression?
Topcos can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Topcos.
Q. Does Topcos contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Topcos does not contain acetaminophen. Topcos belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Does Topcos cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
Topcos has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Topcos.
Q. Is Topcos a sulfa drug?
Topcos is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Topcos is different from sulfa drugs.
Q. Does Topcos cause hair loss?
Topcos has been reported to cause hair loss in some patients. However, it is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have excessive hair loss while taking Topcos.
Q. Does Topcos cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Topcos. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Topcos.
Q. Does Topcos increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Topcos.
Q. Does Topcos cause autism?
No, Topcos has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Topcos cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Topcos has not shown to cause any increase in blood sugar levels. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in blood sugar levels while taking Topcos.
Q. Does Topcos cause respiratory depression?
Topcos has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Topcos.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Jun 2017.
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