Surfaz 1% Solution

Manufactured byFranco Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsClotrimazole
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Description

Surfaz 1% Solution is a broad spectrum antifungal medicine used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm. It also relieves symptoms such as burning, itching, cracking of the skin and discomfort caused by these infections.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Surfaz 1% Solution

Canesten 1% Solution
Bayer Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Surfaz 1% Solution

  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Skin rash
  • Redness of skin
  • Vaginal infection

Uses of Surfaz 1% Solution

What is it prescribed for?

  • Oral Thrush
  • Skin fungal infections
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    The topical forms of this medicine are relatively safe for use until the first trimester of pregnancy. However, they should be used only if clearly needed and only under the supervision of your doctor. The oral form of this medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using/taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to clotrimazole or any other ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

The topical forms of this medicine are relatively safe for use until the first trimester of pregnancy. However, they should be used only if clearly needed and only under the supervision of your doctor. The oral form of this medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using/taking this medicine.
General warnings

Opthalmic use

This medicine is not recommended for use in the eyes. Both purposeful and accidental application of this medicine into the eyes should be avoided.

Use only in confirmed infection

This medicine should not be used until the infection is diagnosed by a doctor. Other diseases may also show similar symptoms.

Vaginal irritation

This medicine may cause burning and irritation upon vaginal application. Consult your doctor if the symptoms do not improve and the irritation persists.

Resistance

This medicine should be used for the full prescribed course even when the symptoms get better. The infection may recur and the fungi may get less sensitive to the medicine resulting in drug resistance if it is not used for the full prescribed course.

Missed Dose

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected, especially if a topical form of the medicine is swallowed.
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

Amphotericin B (Conventional)

Disease interactions

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with immune disorders such as Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) since the safety and efficacy of this medicine are not clinically established in patients with such conditions.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
You should follow all the instructions given to you by the doctor while taking/using this medicine. To ensure complete recovery and no relapse, the full course of treatment should be followed. It is more effective if taken at the same time on all days. Any instance of side effects should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Surfaz 1% Solution stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Vaginal anti-infectives, Azole antifungals, Topical antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H, Topical forms: OTC

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682753.html

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https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=c0f58a0d-a304-41f9-bbdf-c2e488230cf0
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