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Overview

Batrafen Solution

Manufacturer: Sanofi India Ltd
Medicine composition: Ciclopirox
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Batrafen Solution is a synthetic antifungal. It is used for dermatological treatment of conditions like superficial mycoses. It is applied topically on the skin. It functions by stopping the growth of fungus in the toenails and fingernails.

On using Batrafen Solution you may experience side effects such as burning sensation, redness, swelling, irregular heartbeat, rash, dandruff, headache and skin problems. In case of severe reactions contact your health care provider right away.

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have any of these following conditions. If you have allergies to any foods, medicines, substances, you have a history of organ transplant, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs and/or you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant anytime soon or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage for Batrafen Solution should be prescribed by your doctor based on your condition. Before using this medication ensure to wash your hands and clean the affected area. Do not wrap the treated area with bandages or any piece of clothing. If the symptoms do not go away even after 4 weeks then notify your doctor immediately.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.

In addition to its intended effect, Batrafen Solution may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Application site itching
Burning sensation
Skin redness.
Is It safe with alcohol?
No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Cicloxola gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Cicloxola gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Batrafen Solution is a topical dermatological and antifungal treatment. However, the mechanism of action fr the medication is not well understood, although the loss of functionality for certain peroxidise and catalase enzymes may lead to the benefits from the drug.
What are you using Batrafen Solution for?
Fungal Infections
Other
Dandruff
How much was the improvement?
Average
Poor
Excellent
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
More than 2 days
Within a day
Within 2 hours
Within 6 hours
Within 2 days
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Twice a day
Once a day
Not taking on daily level
Thrice a day
How did you take this medicine?
With or without food
With Food
Empty stomach
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Other
Application site itching
Burning sensation
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Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

Hi, Earlier, My scalp itches when I sweat or when I stepped out in the sun. But now the problem has worsened, it itches in normal conditions too. Please help.

MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Kolkata
Hi, Earlier, My scalp itches when I sweat or when I stepped out in the sun. But now the problem has worsened, it itch...
You are suffering from seboreic capitis. Try ciclopirox olamin shampoo 1.5%on alternate day for 3-4 months.

I'm suffering from Heavy Dandruff And I Apply Lemon on my Head And After I Bath that's Gone but after 2 days Dandruff Come again This time More How to Clear Dandruff completely from My Head What I Will Do For That.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I'm suffering from Heavy Dandruff And I Apply Lemon on my Head And After I Bath that's Gone
but after 2 days Dandruff...
Dandruff is a kind of skin disease and it will never go by applying anything externally.. Better take internal Homoeopathic treatment.. You can consult me through lybrate.. Till then take Kali Sulph 30 TDs...

I suffering with hair and I am able to see so much of dandruff. Could you please suggest me the best Anti dandruff shampoo and which should not cause hair fall.

MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Kolkata
I suffering with hair and I am able to see so much of dandruff. Could you please suggest me the best Anti dandruff sh...
Try ciclopirox olamin shampoo as it inhibits the dandruff formation with controlling growth of associated fungus but does not damage the hair shafts.
2 people found this helpful

I have dandruff and a very heavy hair fall I tried many shampoo and other products but nothing is working.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I have dandruff and a very heavy hair fall I tried many shampoo and other products but nothing is working.
Dandruff is the condition in which excess scaling of skin happens because of skin microfoora over growth. That micro flora is known as M.Furfur. Combination of antifungal and anti inflammatory medicines will help you along with shampoo. Do connect for online consultation.

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