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Execare-F Cream

Manufactured byDR. REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD
ContainsHalometasone (0.05 %w/w) + Fusidic acid (2 %w/w)
Description

Execare-F Cream is a combination medicine used for the symptomatic relief of symptoms such as swelling, redness, pain, itching, rashes, purulent discharge from the infected site, etc. associated with acute and chronic infected eczematous dermatitis caused by bacteria. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Execare-F Cream

  • Acne
  • Burning, itching, and irritation of the skin
  • Flushing or redness of skin
  • Dry skin
  • Skin blistering
  • Skin rash

Uses of Execare-F Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute and chronic infected eczematous dermatitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to halometasone, fusidic acid or any other inactive ingredients present along with these medicines.

Skin ulcers or Open Wounds

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with skin ulcers or open wounds at the affected sites due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Duration of use

Do not use this medicine for a prolonged period of time or in large volumes since this may cause serious adverse effects and the skin may become sensitive to the medicine.

Usage on skin

Avoid contact of this medicine with your eyes, mouth, wounds, or broken skin.

Application at specific sites

Application of high doses in areas where chances of absorption are higher (e.g., face, armpit, groin, etc.) should be avoided since this may cause severe adverse effects.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. For patients less than 18 years of age, this medicine should be used with extreme caution and only under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms unless it is applied for a prolonged period of time in large volumes. Swallowing this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Cholestyramine

Antistaphylococcal penicillin

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor. Contact your doctor if symptoms do not improve or resolve after two weeks of use.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Halometasone works by decreasing the release of certain chemical substances that are responsible for causing swelling, redness, pain, irritation, etc. Fusidic acid is an antibiotic which blocks protein synthesis in bacteria; this helps in stopping the growth of the bacteria.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical Corticosteroids, Topical agents, Steroid antibiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 1 August 2017]. Available from:

http://www.tevauk.com/mediafile/id/39936.pdf

Halometasone 0.05% Cream in Eczematous Dermatoses [Internet]. PubMed Central (PMC). 2018 [cited 6 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3848651/

Fusidic Acid - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 24 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB02703

Halometasone 0.05% Cream in Eczematous Dermatoses [Internet]. PubMed Central (PMC). 2018 [cited 4 September 2018]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3848651/
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Information on this page was last updated on 20 Nov 2018

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