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TERCIN WHP 2 % POWDER

Manufactured byMova Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsMupirocin
Description
TERCIN WHP 2 % POWDER promotes wound-healing and used for the treatment of infected cuts, injuries, or wounds.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for TERCIN WHP 2 % POWDER

  • Burning, stinging, or irritation at the application site

Uses of TERCIN WHP 2 % POWDER

What is it prescribed for?

  • Wound Healing
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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 tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless 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 necessary. If the medicine is used, care should be taken that the infant's skin does not come in contact with the medicine and that the infant does not swallow the medicine. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to mupirocin, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless 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 necessary. If the medicine is used, care should be taken that the infant's skin does not come in contact with the medicine and that the infant does not swallow the medicine. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Allergic reactions

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergic symptoms like rash, itching, nausea or vomiting, swelling of lips, hands, and feet. Therapy with this medicine should be discontinued immediately if you suffer from an allergic reaction.

Local irritation

This medicine may cause severe local irritation. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

External use only

This medicine is intended for external use only and should not be applied in the eyes.

Eye irritation

Ensure that the medicine does not come in contact with your eyes. This medicine may cause severe eye irritation. In the case of accidental contact, the eyes should be rinsed with water immediately and thoroughly.

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

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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.
Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Sprinkle the powder gently on the wound as required or exactly as instructed by your doctor. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine helps in wound healing and prevents the growth of certain bacteria.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical antibiotics

Schedule

OTC

Mupirocin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 10 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00410

Mupirocin [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 4 November 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Mupirocin
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Information on this page was last updated on 4 Nov 2019

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