Afderm MX Cream 15 gm

Afderm MX Cream 15 gm

Anglo-French Drugs & Industries Ltd
Composition of Afderm MX Cream 15 gm:
Terbinafine Topical 1%w/w + Clobetasol Topical 0.05%w/w + Ofloxacin Topical 0.75%w/w + Ornidazole Topical 2%w/w
MRP: ₹88
Product Details

SKU: PC-1146
Product Description: Afderm MX Cream 15 gm is manufactured by Anglo-French Drugs & Industries Ltd
Packing: Tube
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Terbinafine Topical is generally used in treatment of the treatment of fungal infections.
Clobetasol Topical is generally used in treatment of the treatment of allergy symptoms.
Ofloxacin Topical is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections.
Ornidazole Topical is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial skin infections. It is generally used in treatment of vaginal infections.

Side effects

  • Application site irritation
  • Application site reactions (burning
  • Burn
  • Burning sensation in eye
  • Dryness
  • Ear pain
  • Eye discomfort
  • irritation
  • Irritation
  • itching and redness)
  • Skin thinning
  • Stinging sensation

How it works

Terbinafine Topical is a drug thats antifungal. It makes the condition better by destroying the fungal cell membrane resulting in the fungi to die.
Clobetasol Topical is a steroid. It blocks the production of some chemical messengers that cause inflammation, redness, swlling & other allergies in the body thereby improving the condition.
Ofloxacin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause infections by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing.
Ornidazole Topical is an antibiotic. It makes the condition better by damaging the DNA to kill the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is $name a steroid/sulfa drug?
Terbinafine Topical is an antifungal drug. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of terbinafine is different from sulfa drugs

Q. How long can I take $name for?
The duration of treatment with $name varies depending upon the severity of infection, area infected and individual responses. Please follow the advice of your doctor regarding the duration of use.

Q. Is Clobetasol Topical a steroid?
Itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of the various scalp and skin conditions can be treated by Clobetasol Topical which is a potent topical corticosteroid.

Q. Is Clobetasol Topical used for treating hair loss?
Clobetasol Topical is used for the treatment of various scalp and skin conditions; however, it is not used for the treatment of hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you need treatment for hair loss.

Q. Does Clobetasol Topical cause hair loss?
Prolonged usage of steroids may result in damage to hair particularly while using airtight dressing. Consult the doctor if you come across such symptoms after intake of Clobetasol Topical.

Q. Is Clobetasol Topical good for acne?
Clobetasol Topical doesn't treat acne. Consult the doctor if you want a treatment for acne

Q. What is Clobetasol Topical?
Clobetasol Topical is used to overcome the redness and itchiness of skin and belongs to the class of drugs called topical corticosteroids.

Q. What is Clobetasol Topical used for?
Clobetasol Topical is used to help reduce the redness and itchiness in certain skin problems like relapsing eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, dermatitis and other skin conditions that have not responded to milder steroid creams or ointments.

Q. Is Clobetasol Topical good for athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol Topical doesn't act towards athlete's foot or ringworm. Consult the doctor if you require treatment for the same.

Q. Is Clobetasol Topical an antifungal drug?
Clobetasol Topical belongs to topical corticosteroid and not an antifungal drug.

Q. Does Clobetasol Topical cause thinning of skin?
Intake of Clobetasol Topical may cause stretch marks and thinning of the skin is an uncommon side effect. Consult the doctor if you come across such symptoms after intake of Clobetasol Topical.

Q. Is ofloxacin/ Zenflox/ Zanocin OZ an antibiotic?
Yes. It belongs to the group of medicines called as fluoroquinolone antibiotics

Q. Does $name treat pink eye/chlamydia/ear infections?
Ofloxacin Topical is used to treat pink eye (conjunctivitis), ear infection and infection due to chlamydia.

Q. Is $name same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole Topical and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class. However, they may have different indications. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q. Is $name carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Terbinafine Topical for the treatment of fungal infections.Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Ofloxacin Topical to cure your infection and improve symptoms.Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
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