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Sorfil Ointment 30 gm

Manufacturer/Marketer

Abbott India Ltd

Consume Type

TOPICAL

In Stock

Product Details

About Sorfil Ointment 30 gm

Sorfil Ointment 30 gm belongs to the class of 'antipsoriatic agents' used primarily for treating psoriasis. Psoriasis is a condition in which your skin develops raised red patches and silver-coloured scaly patches. Scaly patches are dead cells that usually fall off your skin without notice.

Sorfil Ointment 30 gm contains the active substance calcipotriol, also known as calcipotriene. It is a synthetic form of Vitamin D. Sorfil Ointment 30 gm works by reducing this overproduction of skin cells that eases the inflamed, scaly areas.

Always use this medication as advised by the doctor. Sorfil Ointment 30 gm is generally safe to use. Some may experience common side effects like itching, redness, stinging sensation, dryness and rash. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If these side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth while using Sorfil Ointment 30 gm. Rinse it off with water thoroughly if you get the cream in these areas. Brief your medical history to the doctor if you are allergic to Sorfil Ointment 30 gm or any of its components. Let your doctor know if you have any medical history of liver, kidney diseases, hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels in the blood) or hypervitaminosis D (excess Vitamin D levels in the blood). Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use Sorfil Ointment 30 gm only with proper consultation and caution. Sorfil Ointment 30 gm is not recommended for children less than 12 years of age.

Uses of Sorfil Ointment 30 gm

Psoriasis

Medicinal Benefits

Sorfil Ointment 30 gm treats psoriasis, and it contains the active substance calcipotriol. It is a synthetic form of Vitamin D. It inhibits the excess production of skin cells, leading to the formation of scales and patches of the skin in psoriasis. Sorfil Ointment 30 gm helps treat plaque psoriasis, a most common type of psoriasis that develops thick red patches on the skin, with a silver or white scaly layer.

Directions for Use

Ointment/Cream/Lotion/Gel: Sorfil Ointment 30 gm is only for external use. Take a small amount of Sorfil Ointment 30 gm on the fingertip and apply it as a thin layer on the clean and dry affected area as prescribed by your doctor. Avoid contact of the Sorfil Ointment 30 gm with the nose or eyes. In case of accidental contact with these areas, rinse with water thoroughly. Wash your hands before and after using Sorfil Ointment 30 gm if your hands are not the affected area to prevent the spread of infection.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Sorfil Ointment 30 gm

  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Stinging sensation
  • Dryness
  • Rash

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Brief your medical history to the doctor if you are allergic to Sorfil Ointment 30 gm or any of its components. Inform your doctor if you have any history of liver, or kidney diseases, hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels in the blood) or hypervitaminosis D (excess Vitamin D levels in the blood). Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use the Sorfil Ointment 30 gm only with proper consultation and caution. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth while using Sorfil Ointment 30 gm. Rinse it thoroughly with water if you get the cream in these areas. Sorfil Ointment 30 gm is not recommended for children less than 12 years of age. If you do not notice any improvement in your infection after using the Sorfil Ointment 30 gm for one to two weeks, please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Sorfil Ointment 30 gm may interact with products containing Vitamin D.

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid or limit the intake of alcohol and caffeine.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Before taking Sorfil Ointment 30 gm, let your doctor know if you have any fungal, viral, protozoa infections, liver, kidney diseases, hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels in the blood) or hypervitaminosis D (excess Vitamin D levels in the blood).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • VITAMIN D
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      safe if prescribed

      No interaction was found. However, it is advisable not to take or limit alcohol as a precautionary measure.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Sorfil Ointment 30 gm should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      It is not known if Sorfil Ointment 30 gm passes into the breast milk. Please consult your doctor before taking Sorfil Ointment 30 gm if you are breastfeeding. If you need to apply the cream or ointment on your breasts, don't do this shortly before giving a feed.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      safe if prescribed

      There have been no studies to investigate the effect of Sorfil Ointment 30 gm on driving performance or the ability to operate machinery.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases before taking Sorfil Ointment 30 gm. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Sorfil Ointment 30 gm.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases before taking Sorfil Ointment 30 gm. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing Sorfil Ointment 30 gm.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Sorfil Ointment 30 gm is not recommended for children less than 12 years of age.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Use mild soap while taking baths and prefer warm baths.
    • Always wear loose-fitting clothes to avoid further sweat and the spread of infections.
    • Regularly change your socks and wash your feet. Avoid shoes that make your feet sweaty and hot.
    • Do not walk barefoot at places like gym showers to prevent infections.
    • Do not scratch the affected area of skin as it can spread the infection to other body parts.
    • Avoid sharing towels, combs, bed sheets, shoes or socks with others.
    • Wash your bed sheets and towels regularly.
    • Avoid or limit the intake of alcohol and caffeine.
    • 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 sleep peacefully. 

    Special Advise

    • If you do not notice any improvement of your infection after using Sorfil Ointment 30 gm for one to two weeks, please consult your doctor.

    Other Information (SOR0023)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Psoriasis: Psoriasis is a condition in which your skin develops raised red patches and silver-coloured scaly patches. Scaly patches are dead cells that would usually fall off your skin without notice.

    FAQs

    Sorfil Ointment 30 gm contains the active substance calcipotriol. It is a synthetic form of Vitamin D. Sorfil Ointment 30 gm works by reducing this overproduction of skin cells that eases the inflamed, scaly areas.

    Sorfil Ointment 30 gm should be used with proper caution and doctor consultation if you have any history of liver, kidney diseases, hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels in the blood) or hypervitaminosis D (excess Vitamin D levels in the blood). Please let your doctor know if you have any active infections on the skin before using Sorfil Ointment 30 gm.

    Sorfil Ointment 30 gm is for topical (for skin use) application only. Avoid Sorfil Ointment 30 gm contact with eyes, nose and mouth. Do not put a bandage or a dressing on the affected area while using Sorfil Ointment 30 gm unless advised by the doctor.

    Sorfil Ointment 30 gm is used only for the treatment of psoriasis. It is not recommended for diaper rash. Your baby's paediatrician will suggest other medicines for the treatment of diaper rash.

    Do not stop using Sorfil Ointment 30 gm even if you feel better until the doctor's advised course is finished. Your symptoms may improve, but the disease may not be cured completely.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Sorfil Ointment 30 gm

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India

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