Sebifin Plus 1% Cream is administered to treat infections of the skin such as psoriasis and eczema, by reducing inflammation, redness, and swelling. This medication is also used in the form of inhalation powder in order to treat asthma. If used in the form of nasal spray or suspension it also treats the symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis.
A corticosteroid of medium strength, it is available in the form of a lotion, cream, powder, suspension, and ointment. The type of the medication is fixed according to the doctor on the basis of a body part.
Use this medication as per the instruction of the doctor and do not apply it on the groin, face, underarms or diaper rash. Make sure not to bandage or tightly cover the affected area. Apply this medicine every day for maximum benefits.
However, don’t overuse the medication or stretch the time period for which it has been prescribed by the doctor in the very first place. Report to the doctor if you don’t notice any improvement even after 2 weeks of treatment.
If you suffer from conditions such as diabetes, weakened immunity or impaired blood circulation, you must let your doctor know immediately before starting to use this medication. Remember that skin infections can be worsened with constant usage of corticosteroids. So it is best to let the doctor know about any such problem that you may have beforehand.
How long is the duration of effect?The time duration for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary depending on the form and route of administration.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine can be observed within 8-14 days of administration upon inhalation. This time is subject to vary based on the form and route of administration of the medicine.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before using this medicine.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Use of this medicine while breastfeeding is not recommended.
Does this affect kidney function?Not known, one should definitely consult the doctor before taking this medication .
Does this affect liver function?Not known, one should definitely consult the doctor before taking this medication .
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sebifin Plus 1% Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsSkip the missed dose and continue with the next regular dose as per schedule. Contact your doctor if you have missed more than one scheduled dose of this medicine.
Overdose instructionsContact your doctor if you have used too much of this medicine. Symptoms of a long-term exposure to high dose of this medicine may include thinning of the skin, easy bruising, body fat deposits, increased acne or facial hair etc.
This medication inhibits the formation, release, and migration of chemical mediators like kinins, histamine, liposomal enzymes, and prostaglandin. It also decreases inflammation by inhibiting the migration of leukocytes and reducing the permeability of capillaries.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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