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Sufrate La Cream

Manufacturer: Eskag Pharma Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Lidocaine, Metronidazole, Sucralfate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 30, 2020

Sufrate LA Cream is used to treat chronic anal fissures. This cream is known for providing quick and systematic relief from this condition. It takes anywhere between 2 days to a week for a rash or other visible symptoms of the problem to disappear.

Sufrate La Cream can lead to certain side effects include tingling, rashes, burning sensations etc. However, these reactions are fairly rare. The cream does not have adverse interactions with medicines, alcohol or food.

Sufrate La Cream is safe to use when pregnant and breastfeeding as well. Check with your doctor if you are allergic to its ingredients before using this cream.

Also Read: Usage of Sucral ANO Cream

Primary use of Sufrate LA Cream is as follows:

  • Piles

  • Local Anaesthesia

  • Chronic Anal Fissures

Following are some of the common side effects of Sufrate LA Cream that may occur:

  • Abnormal Sensation

  • Application Site Swelling

  • Skin Redness

  • Skin Rash

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Sufrate LA Cream is safe to use with alcohol. However, if you do experience an adverse reaction, you should speak to your doctor immediately.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Sufrate La Cream is safe to use for pregnant women. However, if you do experience an adverse reaction, you should speak to your doctor immediately.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Sufrate LA Cream is safe to use while breastfeeding. However, if you do experience an adverse reaction, you should speak to your doctor immediate
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

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

    No, this cream does not affect one’s kidney functions.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    No, this cream does not affect one’s liver functions.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    Depending on the severity of the symptoms, the effects of Sufrate La Cream can last for hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The onset of the effects is immediate.
  • Is it habit forming?

    There are no habit forming tendencies with this cream
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    As Sufrate LA Cream is a cream, patients do sometimes get carried away using it. It is important to note that using more than the prescribed dosage will not make your symptoms go away faster. If you feel you have used too much of this cream, speak to your doctor about it immediately.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    You can use the cream when you remember that you have skipped dose of it. Skipping a dose, in general, is not harmful.

Sufrate LA Cream acts as a local anaesthetic and antiarrhythmic that works by stabilising the neuronal membrane by blocking the voltage-gated sodium channels. This inhibits depolarization of the postsynaptic nerve that prevents the transmission of pain signals.

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 Alcohol

    There are no interactions with alcohol.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    There are no interactions with any medications.
  • Interaction with Food

    There are no interactions with any food.
  • Interaction with Disease

    There are no interactions with any disease.

Ques: What is Sufrate La Cream ?

Ans: Sufrate La Cream is a medication which has Lignocaine Topical, Metronidazole Topical and Sucralfate Topical as active ingredient presents in it. It performs its action by reducing the patient-measured pain scores, decreasing the pain, producing the anti-inflammatory effect, treating the stromal or perineal skin ulceration, healing the epithelial wounds.

Ques: What is Sufrate La Cream used for?

Ans: Sufrate LA Cream is an ointment which is used to treat chronic anal fissures.

Ques: What are the side effects of Sufrate La Cream ?

Ans: Sufrate La Cream is an ointment which has some known side effects like Abnormal Sensation, Skin Redness and Skin Rash.

Ques: Can Sufrate La Cream be used for hemorrhoids and inflammatory papules and pustules of rosacea?

Ans: Yes, Sufrate La Cream is an ointment that can be used to swollen papules and treat hemorrhoids and pustules of rosacea. Do not use Sufrate La Cream for treating hemorrhoids and swollen papules and without consulting first with your doctor. It is a prescribed medication that should only be used on prescription only.

Ques: How long do I need to use Sufrate La Cream before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication, to reach its peak effect is within 1 to 3 day, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same experience is not mandatory to everyone and so, it is not a recommended time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Sufrate La Cream ?

Ans: This medication is generally used once a day, as the time interval upto which this medication has an impact, is around 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor for the dosage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Sufrate La Cream empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: Sufrate LA Cream is commonly used, by applying it on the effected area and as this medication is for external use, the action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on using it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Sufrate La Cream

Ans: Sufrate LA contains salts, which are suitable to store at room temperature and keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away, from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication.
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