Bifomyk Cream 15 gm

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is prescribed to treat fungal infections on the skin or inside and around the oral cavity (mouth)

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is commonly prescribed for athlete’s foot,oral thrush and ringworm infections

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm contains bifonazole 

A thin layer of cream is to applied with clean hands,once or twice daily

15 grams of Bifomyk Cream 15 gm comes packaged in a travel friendly tube.Each tube is sold separately

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Type

Cream – Tube

Feature

15 gm

Unit

gm

Formula

Bifonazole

Composition

Bifonazole 1 %

Brand

Mass Pharma (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About 

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm performs the function of treating and curing fungal skin infections and belongs to the category of azole antifungal drug which contains imidazole, Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is commonly prescribed for the treatment of athlete’s foot, ringworm, jock itch, or dermatomycosis. Significantly, medical advice is sought before the application of Bifomyk Cream 15 gm as it might cause reactions such as contact dermatitis if not carefully used.

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm comes in a cream form which is to be applied preferably once a day, and suggested to be applied mostly at night before sleeping. Treatment continues for 2-3 weeks and the patient is supposed to report to the doctor in case of no improvement within seven days. Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is advised not to be applied to breastfeeding women near or on the chest area. It is currently unknown whether Bifomyk Cream 15 gm gets carried into breastmilk or not. 

The medicine passes through the first few layers of skin into the infected area. Within a few hours of application, the Bifomyk Cream 15 gm penetrates through and gets absorbed and performs the functions of finishing fungi and yeasts by inhibiting the cell membranes. Bifomyk Cream 15 gm may appear to cause some side effects such as hypersensitivity, erythema, pruritus, rash, blister, eczema, or irritation. 

Indications

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm can be used to treat:

  • Mycoses 
  • Skin fungal infections 
  • Jock itch
  • Ringworm
  • Athletes foot
  • Yeast infections 

 How Does Bifomyk Cream 15 gm Work 

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm contains properties that perform the function of getting absorbed into the skin and killing the yeasts and fungi. 

How To Use Bifomyk Cream 15 gm

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is to be applied one time a day and should mostly be done at night before sleeping. It should be made sure that the area of skin where it is being applied is clean and dry. The cream should be gently rubbed with a clean hand on the skin surface. 

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is to be applied in pea-size amount to a palm-size surface area just once daily, preferred commonly at night.

Elderly Dosage

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is to be applied one time a day, preferred commonly at night.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

There is not enough evidence to claim the medicine is harmful for the use of pregnant women, as it is unknown whether it may be risky or not and should only be applied when the benefits overweigh the risks. 

Nursing mothers are also advised to take precautions before the application of medicine. As Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is an adsorbent it is unknown whether it may be excreted into breast milk or not. They are advised to avoid application on or near the chest area. 

Precautions 

The doctor should be informed about the following conditions before using Bifomyk Cream 15 gm:

  • Allergic 
  • Expired cream
  • infant 
  • pregnant
  • Breastfeeding
  • Usage of other skin medicines in the same area
  • Hepatic impairment 

Contraindications 

The doctor should be informed about the following/history of any of these before using Bifomyk Cream 15 gm:

  • Hypersensitive 
  • Any other skin disease 

Interactions with Other Medicines 

  • Warfarin

Adverse Effects 

Common Side Effects 

  • Skin itching 
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Redness
  • Rash
  • Dry skin

Rare Side Effects 

  • Eczema 
  • Urticaria
  • Dermatitis contact
  • Erythema
  • Pruritus 
  • Dermatitis allergy 

How To Cope Up With Adverse Effects 

Skin Rash- can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream. Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by the rash. An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

Dryness- apply a moisturizer to the skin and wait for 10-15 minutes after which apply Bifomyk Cream 15 gm onto the skin. This will prevent skin from getting dry and flaky.

Redness Of The Skin- can be combated by applying a cold pack to the affected area.

FAQ’s 

Q1. Can The Bifomyk Cream 15 gm Be Applied To Sensitive Areas?

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm should not be applied on sensitive skin areas such as the mouth or vagina. 

Q2.HOW TO STORE Bifomyk Cream 15 gm?

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

Q3. WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Bifomyk Cream 15 gm?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Q4. WILL Bifomyk Cream 15 gm AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido

Q5. WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Bifomyk Cream 15 gm?

Common Side effects include skin rash, burning, or itching sensation. 

Q6. WILL Bifomyk Cream 15 gm AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility

Q7.HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICATION?

Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is prescribed to be applied for 2-4 weeks or as advised by your doctor

Q8. Can {Product}} Be Applied To Infants?

No, Bifomyk Cream 15 gm is not deemed as safe to be applied to infants as it might cause some reactions.