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Bifocan Cream

Bifocan Cream

Prescription drug
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Composition

BIFONAZOLE-1%W/W

Manufacturer/Marketer

Canbro Healthcare

Consume Type

TOPICAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Bifocan Cream

Bifocan Cream belongs to the class of antifungal primarily used to treat fungal infections. An infection occurs when a fungus invades and affects the tissue on the skin. Fungi can live in the air, soil, water and plants. Symptoms of a fungal infection include skin rash, irritation, redness, and scaling of the skin.

Bifocan Cream contains 'bifonazole', which belongs to the imidazole antifungal group that kills fungi by causing holes in their cell membrane, thereby leaking all content. Thus Bifocan Cream improves your skin infection.

Use this Bifocan Cream as advised by the doctor. Common side effects of Bifocan Cream skin rash, scaling, redness of the skin, and dry skin. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor. 

Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Bifocan Cream. It is essential to tell your doctor if you use any other azole antifungal before using Bifocan Cream, otherwise, using another antifungal may lead to overdose and toxicity. Let your doctor know if you have liver diseases, kidney diseases, heart diseases, or human immunodeficiency virus. Bifocan Cream and mineral oil additive in Bifocan Cream may weaken rubber product's activities of contraceptive devices, latex condoms, diaphragms, and cervical caps. Bifocan Cream should not be used in the eye. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use Bifocan Cream with proper consultation and caution.

Uses of Bifocan Cream

Treatment of Fungal infections

Medicinal Benefits

Bifocan Cream contains 'bifonazole' which belongs to the imidazole antifungal group primarily used to treat fungal infections. Bifocan Cream kills fungi by causing holes in its cell membrane, thereby leaking all content out. Thus Bifocan Cream improves your skin infection. Bifocan Cream used in the treatment of fungal infections like oral thrush, fungal infections of the skin such as jock itch, Athlete's foot.

Directions for Use

Apply Bifocan Cream onto clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by the infection. Apply it once or twice a day or as suggested by your doctor. Do not use Bifocan Cream on the face and avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and nose. Do not put a bandage or a dressing on the affected area while using Bifocan Cream unless advised by the doctor.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Bifocan Cream

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Skin rash

  • Redness of skin

  • Dry skin

  • Vaginal infection

Drug Warnings

Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Bifocan Cream. It is essential to tell your doctor if you use any other azole antifungal before using Bifocan Cream, otherwise, using another antifungal may lead to overdose and toxicity. Let your doctor know if you have liver diseases, kidney diseases, heart diseases, or human immunodeficiency virus. Bifocan Cream and mineral oil additive in Bifocan Cream may weaken rubber products activities of contraceptive devices, latex condoms, diaphragms, and cervical caps. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use Bifocan Cream with proper consultation and caution. Do not use Bifocan Cream on the face and avoid contact with the eyes, nose, and throat. Rinse it thoroughly with water if you get the cream in these areas. Do not put a bandage or a dressing on the affected area while using Bifocan Cream unless advised by the doctor. Always wash hands before and after the application of Bifocan Cream.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Inform your doctor if you are taking anticoagulant ( warfarin).

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have liver diseases, kidney diseases, human immunodeficiency virus infection before using Bifocan Cream. 

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • WARFARIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Use mild soap while taking baths and prefer warm baths.
  • Avoid harsh products on your skin.
  • Do not scratch or pick your skin to avoid getting the affected area infected.
  • Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep.

Special Advise

  • Bifocan Cream may cause a local skin irritation which may have similar symptoms of the infection. If any of your symptoms gets worse, stop treatment and see your doctor as soon as possible.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Fungal infection: A fungal infection (also called mycosis) is a skin disease caused by a fungus when it invades the tissue. 

Tinea pedis or Athlete's foot: It is a fungal infection between the toes due to sweating.

Tinea cruris or Jock itch: A fungal infection in the skin of the genitals, inner thighs, and buttocks.

Tinea Versicolor:  The fungus interferes with the normal pigmentation of the skin, resulting in small, discolored patches.

 

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Alcohol

Caution

Bifocan Cream should be taken as advised by your doctor.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Bifocan Cream is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Bifocan Cream is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using/taking this medicine.

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Driving

Safe

Bifocan Cream does not cause side effects. So it is safe to use in driving.

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Liver

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking Bifocan Cream.

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Kidney

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before taking Bifocan Cream.

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Children

Caution

Inform your doctor before taking Bifocan Cream, because the doctor may discuss risks and benefits of Bifocan Cream used in children.

Country of origin

India
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FAQs

Bifocan Cream contains 'bifonazole' which belongs to the imidazole antifungal group that kills fungi by causing holes in its cell membrane, thereby leaking all content out. Thus Bifocan Cream improves your skin infection.
Side effects of Bifocan Cream may be nausea, vomiting, skin rash, redness of the skin, dry skin, vaginal infection and are not seen in everyone. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.
Do not stop using Bifocan Cream even if you feel better until the doctor's advised course is finished. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Bifocan Cream should be used with caution in liver diseases, kidney diseases, heart diseases, human immunodeficiency virus.

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