Episert Cream 10gm

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    Episert Cream 10gm Information

    Episert Cream 10gm is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Cream. It is primarily used for the treatment of Athlete's Foot. Secondary and off-label uses of Episert Cream 10gm have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Episert Cream 10gm depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Episert Cream 10gm include Itching or burning, Contact Dermatitis, Dry Skin. While these are the most often observed Episert Cream 10gm side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Episert Cream 10gm are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Episert Cream 10gm is Moderate for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Episert Cream 10gm related warnings talks about Episert Cream 10gm's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Other contraindications of Episert Cream 10gm have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Additionally, Episert Cream 10gm may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Episert Cream 10gm is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Episert Cream 10gm Benefits & Uses

    Episert Cream 10gm is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Episert Cream 10gm Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Athlete's Foot
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Cream
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult
    • Disease: Athlete's Foot
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Cream
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Athlete's Foot
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Cream
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 4 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Episert Cream 10gm Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Episert Cream 10gm safe for pregnant women?


      Episert may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Episert, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Episert Cream 10gm safe during breastfeeding?


      Episert may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Episert Cream 10gm on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Episert on the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Episert Cream 10gm on the Liver?


      Episert does not damage the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Episert Cream 10gm on the Heart?


      You can take Episert without any fear of damage to the heart.

      Safe


    Episert Cream 10gm Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Episert Cream 10gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Episert Cream 10gm

    • Is this Episert Cream 10gm habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Episert Cream 10gm.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Episert Cream 10gm since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Episert Cream 10gm should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Episert Cream 10gm is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Episert Cream 10gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Episert Cream 10gm


      It is safe to take Episert Cream 10gm with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Episert Cream 10gm


      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Episert Cream 10gm with alcohol will be.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Episert Cream 10gm

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Episert cure ringworm?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Episert can cure ringworm. It is used for the treatment of ringworm which is a fungal infection of the skin caused by one of the mainly three fungi which are Trichophyton, Microsporum, and Epidermophyton.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Episert work?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Episert contains sertaconazole which is an antifungal agent that works by preventing the synthesis of ergosterol (a component of the cell membrane of fungi). In the absence of ergosterol fungal cell wall is damaged that results in an increase in permeability of fungal cell wall this causes leakage of nutrients which kills the fungi. In this way, Episert inhibits the fungal growth and treats fungal infection.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Episert be used for jock itch?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Yes, Episert can be used for jock itch also known as tinea cruris which is a fungal infection of the skin that affects the skin area around the genitals, buttocks, and inner thighs caused by one of the three fungi which are Trichophyton, Microsporum, and Epidermophyton. Episert is effective against these fungi and ensures their complete eradication.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Episert contain steroids?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    No, Episert does not contains steroids. It contains sertaconazole which belongs to the class of drugs known as antifungal agents (imidazole derivative anti-infectives).

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Episert be used for hemorrhoids ?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    No, ideally Episert can't be used for hemorrhoid condition because it is not a fungal infection. Please consult a dermatologist for the better medication options.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 117

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