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Overview

Uses of Zimig Cream

Zimig Cream side effects

Common
  • Skin peeling

How to use Zimig 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 Zimig Cream works

Zimig 1% Cream is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.

Zimig Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zimig 1% Cream 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
CAUTION
Zimig 1% 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 Zimig Cream?

If you miss a dose of Zimig 1% 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Zimig 1% Cream helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
  • Apply an amount sufficient to cover the affected area and 1 inch of the immediate surrounding skin.
  • It can make your skin more sensitive to sun. Use broad-spectrum sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
  • Avoid getting in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after four weeks of treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zimig

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I am having skin rash and ringworms at inner tighs . consulting the doctor he gave medicines zimig 250 for two weeks . and zimig cream. The problem is not cured still is it as it is. Taking one tablet daily.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Ok . Apply sertacide cream for application twice daily for 1 month . In addition to Zimig cream . Check blood sugar .
My skin at groin area is getting dried evedyday and skin gets removed like flakes everyday, previously i used ZIMIG ointment but it didn't shown me any effect, what could be the reason for this, when i consulted a doctor previously i was told that it is a fungal infection, could you please tell me a solution for this
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
It could be fungal infectionsPlz visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

Q. My friend started Zimig but stopped the treatment in between. Can she restart it?

It is important to take the full course of Zimig as per the doctor’s advice. Not taking the medicine for the recommended duration of time may bring back the infection. If you have to restart, consult your doctor before doing so.

Q. What if I forget to take Zimig?

Do not worry if you have forgotten to take it. Take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose (within 4 hours), skip the dose you missed and take your next dose when you are meant to.

Q. What will happen if I take more than the recommended dose?

If you take excess dose of Zimig, you may develop nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, rash, frequent urination and headache. Seek emergency medical care in a nearby hospital or consult a doctor immediately.

Q. Does Zimig cause menstrual disturbance?

Taking birth control pills and Zimig simultaneously may lead to irregular cycle and bleeding between periods. Consult your doctor if you notice bleeding in between periods.

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