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      8X 30GM CREAM

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      1 Units/pack

      MRP 203

      Inclusive of all Taxes

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      8X 30GM CREAM

      8X 30GM cream
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      8X 30GM cream is used to treat various types of skin infections caused by fungi. These infections caused could be fungal nail infections, infection of feet, ringworm infection, or infection in groin and buttocks. It is used for the topical treatment of tinea corporis, tinea cruris and tinea pedis and in the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis, seborrheic dermatitis and scalp psoriasis, characterised by symptoms such as red, scaly, itchy patches of skin on the scalp and persistent dandruff. This medicine inhibits the growth of microorganisms that cause infections and reduce swelling, redness and itchiness due to infections. However, the uses of this cream mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of 8X 30GM cream is Ciclopirox olamine (1% W/V)

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Ciclopirox olamine is an anti-fungal drug that changes the permeability of the cell wall of the fungal cells and prevents their growth. It binds to the phospholipids of the membrane and inhibits the fungal CYP450 activity, thereby decreasing ergosterol biosynthesis that are essential for the development of the cell membrane. This results in the death of cells due to the loss of intracellular sections.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using 8X cream:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the cream
      • Occlusive wrapping/dressings
      • Caution:
      • Open wounds and broken skin
      • Children less than 10 years of age
      • Pregnancy and lactation
      • Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and mucous membranes
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      8X cream is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Itching at the application site
      • Slight burning
      • Redness
      • Peeling
      • Blistering
      • Headache
      • Skin rash
      • Stinging
      • Dry skin
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Use 8X cream as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this cream for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount prescribed even though the symptoms disappear after medicine has begun. Stopping the medication too early can allow the growth of the fungus to begin, which can lead to an infection relapse.
      Before application wash with warm water and dry the affected area. Apply a thin layer of this cream 2 times daily or as advised by your doctor and gently rub. Avoid getting this cream in contact with open wounds, eyes, mouth and nose.

      Overdosage

      Avoid using 8X cream more than required. An overdose is extremely unlikely with this cream since it is only for external use. Internal consumption of medicine leads to harmful side effects. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after using the medicine, promptly seek medical attention. Symptoms of over dose may include:

      • Burning sensation
      • Severe itching
      • Paraesthesia of skin
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use 8X cream on the advice of your medical practitioner. Complete avoidance of the cream may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream for renal patients, consult your doctor if you have renal problems and stay on the safe side.

      Liver:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have liver problems and stay on the safe side.

      Pregnancy:

      8X cream is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on fetus; however, there are limited human studies. Though it is a topic preparation, it is recommended that you consult your doctor before using this cream.

      Lactation:

      This medicine is not considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on infants is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before using the cream.

      Alcohol:

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the interaction of this cream with alcohol, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

      Driving:

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this cream.

      Drug Interactions:

      There are no known drug interactions with 8X cream. Check with your medical professional about all the possible interactions of other topical corticosteroids or drugs you’re taking.

      Precautions
      • Do not use the open bottle for more than one month
      • Do not use this medication for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Ciclopirox Olamine for:

      Ciclopirox has a wide spectrum of antifungal activity and some antibacterial activity.

      How does Ciclopirox Olamine work:

      Inhibits most Candida, Epidermophyton, Microsporum, Trichophyton species and M. furfur by inhibiting transport of essential elements in fungal cells, thus disrupting DNA, RNA and protein synthesis.

      How should Ciclopirox Olamine be used:

      Take this drug as directed by the doctor

      Common side effects of Ciclopirox Olamine :

      Irritation, redness, pain, burning or itching.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Call your doctor to find out what to do.

      What precautions should I take when taking Ciclopirox Olamine :

      If you have an allergy to this drug. - Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Ciclopirox Olamine with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Ciclopirox Olamine :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Topical Antifungals & Antiparasites, Psoriasis, Seborrhea & Ichthyosis Preparations


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the 8X 30GM cream?

      It is used to treat various types of skin infections caused by fungi. These infections caused could be fungal nail infections, infection of feet, ringworm infection, or infection in groin and buttocks. It is used for the topical treatment of tinea corporis, tinea cruris and tinea pedis and in the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis, seborrheic dermatitis and scalp psoriasis, characterised by symptoms such as red, scaly, itchy patches of skin on the scalp and persistent dandruff. This medicine inhibits the growth of microorganisms that cause infections and reduce swelling, redness and itchiness due to infections.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the 8X 30GM cream?

      The cream is well tolerated when used in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include itching at the application site, slight burning, redness, peeling, blistering, skin rash, headache, stinging, dry skin. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration.

      Q3. Should we use 8X 30GM cream with food or without food?

      Usage of the cream does not depend on food.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while using the 8X 30GM cream?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before using this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients who are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients used in the cream, occlusive wrapping/dressings, open wounds and broken skin, children less than 10 years of age, pregnancy and lactation. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.

      Q5. Does 8X 30GM cream make you sleepy?

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this cream, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

      Q6. Is 8X 30GM cream harmful? What does an overdose of 8X 30GM cream lead to?

      This medicine is usually well tolerated when used in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to burning sensation, severe itching, paraesthesia of skin.

      Q7. Can I use 8X 30GM cream during pregnancy?

      It is generally considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on fetus; however, there are limited human studies. Though it is a topic preparation, it is recommended that you consult your doctor before using this cream.

      Q8. Can 8X 30GM cream be used without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not use the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the 8X 30GM cream?

      Since there is not enough reliable information about the interaction of this cream with alcohol, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.

      Q10. How to store 8X 30GM cream?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the cream according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q12. Can we give 8X 30GM cream to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 10 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the 8X 30GM cream?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically determined. You will start to feel better in 1-2 days after using the cream. But continue to use the cream until completion of the maximum amount prescribed, even though the symptoms disappear after medicine has begun.

      Q14. How long does the effect of 8X 30GM cream last?

      The duration for which this medicine remains active on the body is not clinically determined.

      Q15. Can we use 8X 30GM cream daily?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

      Q16. For how many days should I use the 8X 30GM cream?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I use 8X 30GM cream?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      CIPLA

      vema indl estate goa 403722 india

      Packed By

      CIPLA

      vema indl estate goa 403722 india

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