Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder


Overview

Uses of Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder
Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.
Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder side effects
Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
How to use Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder
This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area before application and do not rub.
How Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder works
Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.
Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Zeasorb AF Dusting 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
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder?
If you miss a dose of Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder, 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.
Zeasorb AF Dusting Powder
Relmyco 2% Dusting Powder
Reliance Formulation Pvt Ltd
₹3/gm of Dusting Powder
76% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zeasorb AF Dusting 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.

FAQs

Q. Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract
Q. Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning are common side effects of miconazole
Q. Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to have the side effect to cause drying of skin
Q. Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections as advised by your doctor
Q. Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to class of antifungal agents
Q. Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections
Q. Can I take miconazole with fluconazole?
Taking two antifungal agents may have additive effect and have pronounced side effects. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections
Q. Does miconazole expire?
Yes, antifungals like miconazole have an expiry date. Read instruction on the pack for the date of expiry
Q. Is miconazole an OTC (over the counter)?
No, miconazole cannot be bought over the counter. It needs prescription of a qualified doctor.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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