Lulifin 1% Lotion

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Luliconazole
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: March 17, 2022

Lulifin 1% Lotion is used to cure fungal infections because of its antifungal properties. It kills the fungi by preventing the growth of its cell membrane and thus preventing its spread.

Let your doctor know if you have/are:

  • Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • Taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, herbal medicines and diet supplements
  • An allergy to this medication or any related medication and food.

This information is important so as to prevent any complications and unnecessary drug interactions.

Firstly, clean and dry the affected skin area very well. Apply the cream over it and wash your hands very well after application. Continue using the cream throughout the course of the treatment so that the infection is completely cleared up.

The common side effect of this medication is skin irritation. Some of the other side effects that require medical attention include swelling of the mouth and face, rashes, difficulty in breathing and tightness in the chest.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Derma before using this medicine.

This medication is primarily used for the treatment of condition like:

  • Hypersensitivity

Common side effects of this medication are as follows:

  • Application Site Redness

  • Skin Burn

  • Irritation

  • Itching

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Lulifin 1% Lotion might be unsafe to be used during pregnancy. However, there are only limited studies available on humans, pre-clinical trials shows serious side effects on the developing babies of the animals. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it. Your medical practitioner will weigh the risk - benefit ratio before prescribing it to you.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Caution must be taken in prescribing it to nursing mother. During the course of treatment, breastfeeding should be stopped.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lulifin 1% Lotion , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

It is an antifungal topical medication belonging to a class of azoles drug. Although the exact mechanism is not known, it prevents ergosterol synthesis.

Ques: What is Lulifin 1% Lotion used for?

Ans: Lulifin 1% Lotion is used for treating athlete’s foot, jock itch, and ringworm.

Ques: How long do I need to use Lulifin 1% Lotion before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Lulifin 1% Lotion?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

Ques: Is Lulifin 1% Lotion safe in pregnancy?

Ans: Lulifin 1% Lotion should be avoided during pregnancy as there is no data to support its safety in pregnancy. It is advised to consult the doctor before consuming this medication.

Ques: Is Lulifin 1% Lotion fungicidal or fungistatic?

Ans: Lulifin 1% Lotion has fungicidal property as it acts by slowing the growth of fungi.

Ques: How to use Lulifin 1% Lotion?

Ans: Use Lulifin 1% Lotion exactly as per your doctor’s advice. Use it once a day for 2 weeks. It is advised to wash your hands immediately after applying this medicament.

Ques: How long does it take for Lulifin 1% Lotion to work?

Ans: For different ailments, Lulifin 1% Lotion works differently.

Ques: How should I store Lulifin 1% Lotion?

Ans: Keep Lulifin 1% Lotion in the container it came in. It is advised to keep the container tightly closed and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from light, excess heat, and moisture (not in the bathroom).

Ques: Is Lulifin 1% Lotion safe to use in children?

Ans: Yes, this medication is safe and effective to be used by children.
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