Fungofin 1% Cream 15g
Fungofin 1% Cream 15g
Fungofin 1% cream is a synthetic antifungal product designed to treat skin infections caused by fungi. Fungofin 1% cream is indicated for the treatment of:
- Superficial fungal infections caused by strains of Trichophyton (T.rubrum and T. mentagrophytes, T. verrucosum, T. violaceum), Microsporum canis and Tinea pedis (athlete's foot), Tinea cruris (fungal infection of the groin) or Tinea corporis on the body - ringworm) caused by Epidermophyton floccosum
- Skin infections (intertrigo) caused by yeasts of the species Candida (Candida albicans)
- Pityriasis versicolor (variegated lichen), caused by Pytirosporum orbiculare (Malassezia furfur).
Adults and children over 12 years of age.
Always read the package leaflet before use!
Fungofin 1% cream is applied once or twice a day. The duration of treatment varies according to the indications or severity of the infection.
Pierce the protective membrane (if the tube is sealed) using the pointed part on the top of the cap.
Clean and dry the infected area and the skin around it, then wash your hands.
Unscrew the cap and squeeze a small amount of cream on your finger, then screw the cap on the tube.
Apply such an amount of cream, enough to apply a thin layer on the affected area and the skin around it; rub gently.
Wash your hands after touching infected skin to prevent the infection from spreading to yourself or others.
If you treat infections in the area of two contacting skin surfaces (under the breast, between the fingers, between the glutes, in the inguinal area), the affected skin may be covered with a gauze compress, especially at night. In this case, use a new, clean gauze every time you apply the cream.
Do not use Fungofin 1% cream if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to terbinafine hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients.
Fungofin cream is for use on the skin only and should not be applied orally, nasally, in the eyes or vaginally. If irritation or hypersensitivity occurs, Fungofin 1% cream should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted.
Infected areas should not be covered with tight clothing. Patients with foot infections should wear comfortable and ventilated shoes. Shoes and socks are changed at least once a day. To avoid contamination of the infected area, hands should be washed after each use.
The drug should not be used during pregnancy unless prescribed by a doctor. Fungofin 1% cream should not be used during breast-feeding as the active substance passes into breast milk.
The baby should not be allowed to come into contact with treated areas of skin, including the breast.
When using Fungofin 1% cream, the condition of the skin improves within a few days. Irregular administration or early discontinuation of treatment may increase the risk of recurrence of infection. If there is no improvement after 2 weeks of treatment, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
You need to keep the affected area clean by washing it regularly. Dry gently without rubbing, soaking gently. Try not to scratch the affected area, although it may itch, so as not to cause further complications and slow down the healing process or spread the infection.
As these infections can be passed on to others, use an individual towel and clothing, washing them frequently to prevent re-infection.