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Mycoclin Lotion

Manufactured byCanixa Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.
Description
Mycoclin Lotion is a topical antifungal medicine. It is used in the treatment of an athlete's foot (a fungal infection that causes itchy, scaly, and white patches on the feet and between the toes). Mycoclin Lotion works by slowing the growth of fungi that cause infection. Mycoclin Lotion may cause side effects like burning sensation, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These symptoms last only for a few days and subside with time. Consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve with time or worsen. Mycoclin Lotion is recommended for external use only. Clean and dry the affected area before application. Apply a thin layer of this lotion to the affected area and spread evenly. Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse immediately with water in case of accidental contact Mycoclin Lotion should be avoided if you are allergic to it. This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are planning a pregnancy, consult your doctor before using this medication.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Mycoclin Lotion

Onabet 2 % Lotion
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mycoclin Lotion

  • Itching, redness or irritation at application site
  • Burning sensation at the application site

Uses of Mycoclin Lotion

What is it prescribed for?

  • Tinea Pedis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken by Mycoclin Lotion to show its effect is not clinically known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time duration for which Mycoclin Lotion remains effective in the body is not clinically known.
  • 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 have been reported with Mycoclin Lotion.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Due to the lack of safety data during pregnancy, the risk to your developing foetus due to Mycoclin Lotion is not known. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy unless necessary. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    It is not known if Mycoclin Lotion passes into breastmilk. However, this medicine may be used while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.

Allergy

Avoid using Mycoclin Lotion if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Due to the lack of safety data during pregnancy, the risk to your developing foetus due to Mycoclin Lotion is not known. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy unless necessary. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

It is not known if Mycoclin Lotion passes into breastmilk. However, this medicine may be used while breastfeeding upon your doctor's recommendation.
General warnings

External use only

Mycoclin Lotion is meant for external use only. Avoid contact with your eyes. In case of accidental contact with your eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. Seek immediate medical help in case of accidental ingestion.

Other medicines

Mycoclin Lotion may interact with other medicines meant for topical use. Inform your doctor about all the topical preparations (ointment/lotion/gel/cream) that you may have been using to avoid undesired effects.

Use in children

Mycoclin Lotion is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age due to the lack of safety and efficacy data.

Missed Dose

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

Overdose

As Mycoclin Lotion is intended for external use, the likelihood of side effects due to an overdose is low. However, do not apply more than the prescribed dose.
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
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Mycoclin Lotion is meant for external use only. Use it as directed by your doctor. Close the cover of the tube immediately after use to keep it clean and free from contamination. Do not wipe or rinse the tip of the tube. Use Mycoclin Lotion at around the same time daily for the ease of remembrance. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless instructed by your doctor. The infected area may cause itchiness. Avoid scratching as it will damage the surface of your skin and cause the infection to spread further. Keep your feet clean and dry, particularly between the toes. Cut your nails short and prefer open-toe shoes for everyday use. Use a separate clean towel for the feet and wear clean cotton socks. Never share your socks, shoes, and towel with others. Do not share Mycoclin Lotion with others even if their condition appears to be the same as yours.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Mycoclin Lotion is an antifungal medicine that works by damaging the cell membrane (protective covering) of the fungi. This prevents the growth of fungi and stops the spread of infection.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 12 Apr 2022

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