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Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream

Manufacturer: Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd
Medicine composition: Sulfadiazine, Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream is used to treat influenza, rheumatic fever with very high temperatures, urinary tract infections. It is used as a preventive antibiotic to inhibit infections in case of severe burns. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs called sulfa antibiotics. However, sometimes this medication will not be very effective in case of viral fever or viral infections.

It is a sulfonamide antibiotic that works by inhibiting para-aminobenzoic acid which is responsible for the synthesis of folic acid inside bacterial cells. This eventually leads to bacterial cell lysis.

Before taking this medication, consult your doctor:

  • if you have any allergies to sulfa medications
  • if you are taking other medicines like anticoagulants, diabetes medication, or any vitamins or diuretics

Use this medication with caution and only after discussing it with your doctor if you have certain metabolic disorders like porphyria or G6PD deficiency, liver or kidney problems, blood disorders like anemia or asthma.

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 Urologist before using this medicine.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Bacterial Infections

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • 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 Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream , 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.

This medicine acts as an agent of interference when it comes to bacterial enzyme dihydropteroate synthetase. This bacterial enzyme is required when it comes to the processing of para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA). This is crucial for the synthesis of folic acid in organisms.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medicine interacts with the following medication which include Anaesthetics, Anticoagulants, Antidiabetics, Antiepileptics, Antipsychotics, Aspirin, Ciclosporin, Diuretics, Methotrexate, Potassium aminobenzoate, and Probenecid.

Ques: What is Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream?

Ans: This medication is used to treat influenza, rheumatic fevers with very high temperatures, urinary tract infections or used as a preventive antibiotic to inhibit infections in case of severe burns.

Ques: How long do I need to use Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream 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: At what frequency do I need to use Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream?

Ans: This medication should be taken in the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication can be applied before or after food as it is for application purpose.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Silvez Plus 1%/0.2% Cream?

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.
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