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Softee Cream

Manufacturer: Leo Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Lidocaine, Metronidazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Softee Cream is a local anesthetic. It is used topically on the skin to reduce itchiness and skin conditions such as insect bites, eczema and burns. It is also used to cure hemorrhoids and problems of the genital/anal regions. This medication functions by reducing pain, redness and swelling. The viscous variant is used for dental treatment.

On using Softee Cream you may experience certain side effects such as a burning or stinging sensation, dizziness, drowsiness, changing body temperatures, blurred vision or a pounding/ringing in your ears. Severe reactions include depression, numbness and vomiting. Should your reactions continue and become worse over time contact your doctor right away.

Before using Softee Cream inform your doctor if: you are allergic to any medicine, food, substances or ingredients contained within Softee Cream, you have diabetes, liver/ stomach problems and infections.

Take the dosage recommended by your doctor for your condition. This topical medication comes as a gel, spray, cream, lotion and skin patch. Apply on the affected area of the skin after cleaning and drying it well. It is usually recommended to use about 2-3 times a day.

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 Anesthesiologist before using this medicine.

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In addition to its intended effect, Softee Cream 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.

Abnormal sensation

Application site swelling

Skin redness.

Is It safe with alcohol?

No interaction found

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Xynova endo 200mg lozenges 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?

Xynova endo 200mg lozenges is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. 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?

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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Softee Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Strassenburg Pharmaceuticals.Ltd
Nemus Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Softee Cream is a local anaesthetic and antiarrhythmic that works by stabilising the neuronal membrane by blocking the voltage gated sodium channels. This inhibits depolarisation of the postsynaptic nerve that prevents transmission of pain signals.
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