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Surfaz SN Cream: Uses, Side Effects, Composition & Dosages

The Surfaz SN Cream can be used for treating microbial infections like Candidiasis, fungal infections of penis, fungal skin infection of vagina, fungal infections of armpit and skin folds and a host of other medical conditions that could arise within the human body.

The Surfaz-SN cream is manufactured by Franco-Indian Pharmaceutical Pvt Limited. This company is headquartered in Mumbai and was founded in 1949 and it manufactures a range of safe and quality medication that is accessible and affordable by all.

 

Uses of Surfaz-SN:

Surfaz-SN cream can be used for the treatment, control, prevention and curing of the following medical conditions and symptoms.

Corticosteroid -responsive dermatomes

  • Fungal infections of the penis
  • Fungal skin infection of the vagina
  • Fungal infections of the armpit and skin folds
  • Corticosteroid-responsive dermatomes
  • Microbial infections
  • Candidiasis
  • Microbial infection
  • Tinea versicolor

 

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Side Effects of Surfaz-SN:

In some cases, some side effects may occur from any of the constituting ingredients of Surfaz-SN Cream. While some side effects are mild while other rare side effects could prove to be serious. It is advisable to report all cases of side effects to your doctor who will take remedial action on it immediately.

 

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Dosage of Surfaz SN:

Consult your doctor regarding the dosage for your personal medical condition. Take Surfaz SN as instructed by the doctor who will advice you on the dosage, frequency and the length of the treatment accordingly.

At any point in time, if you have missed any dosage of Surfaz-Sn you have to apply the cream immediately provided that the next application is very close. In this case it is better to skip the missed dose and apply Surfaz-SN Cream in the next scheduled time.

In case of a double dose you should consult a doctor as the cream may have an adverse effect on you.

 

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Composition and Nature of Surfaz SN:

Surfaz SN cream is composed of the following active ingredients.

  • Beclometasone Topical - 0.025%
  • Neomycin Topical - 0.5%
  • Clotrimazole Topical - 1%

Surfaz-SN Cream is available in the following packages and strengths:

Surfaz SN Cream - Packages: 10GM Cream, 7GM Cream, 15GM Cream

Surfaz-SN - Strengths: 0.025%+1%+0.5%, 0.025%+0.5%+1%, 1%W+W+0.025%W+W+0.5%W+W

 

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Precautions and Warnings - When to Avoid Surfaz SN Cream?

Talk to your doctor before you start using Surfaz-SN Cream. Brief your doctor about your current medications you are using including OTC products like vitamins and herbal supplements. Also let your doctor know about any pre-existing disease. Some users may be more susceptible to side effect than others. Consult your doctor If any side effects persists. Follow the advice of the doctor where dosage, frequency and length of treatment are concerned.

  • Surfaz SN cream should not come in contact with your eyes, mouth and nose
  • Do not touch infected area
  • Avoid use plastic pants or tight fitting diapers on a child being treated for diaper rash.
  • Do not cover the affected part with bandages
  • Consult your doctor before using this cream on open, chapped, dry, irritated or burned skin.
  • The affected area should be cleaned and dry before applying Surfaz-SN.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly after apply Surfaz-Sn cream.
  • Do not wash off Surfaz SN Cream immediately after treating the area.
  • Do not use other creams on the same affected area unless it is recommended by a doctor.
  • Do not apply excessive amounts as it may result in pilling. Apply a thin layer to avoid pilling.

 

Substitutes of Surfaz SN:        

The following drugs can be substituted for Surfaz CN cream as their composition, strength and form is similar. Please consult your doctor who will recommend what is suitable for your health condition.

  • Sigmaderm N Cream : Maneesh Pharmaceuticals
  • Neo Ceoderm Ointment : Leeford Healthcare Ltd
  • Provate GC Cream : Percos India Pvt Ltd
  • Candidac BN Cream : Ikon Remedies Pvt Ltd

 

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Surfaz-SN Cream Interactions with Other Drugs:

If you are taking more than one drug or mix it with certain foods or beverages you run the risk of a drug or disease interaction. 

This cream interacts with the following diseases and health conditions:

  • Tuberculosis
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Gastrointestinal perforations
  • Infections
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Ocular herpes infection
  • Scleroderma
  • Threadworm infection

Surfaz SN interacts with the following drugs

  • Amlodipine : Moderate interaction
  • Mifepristone : Major Interaction
  • Warfarin : Moderate interaction
  • Ethinyl Estradiol : Moderate interaction
  • Insulin : Moderate interaction
  • Ciprofloxacin : Major Interaction
  • BCG vaccine : Major interaction

 

Varients of Surfaz-Sn:

Variant                                      Composition

Surfaz Dusting Powder   -   Clotrimazole (1% w/w)

Surfaz-O 150 mg Tablet -    Fluconazole (150mg)

Surfaz Dusting Powder   -   Clotrimazole (1% w/w)

Surfaz Cream               -        Clotrimazole (1% w/w)     

Surfaz Topical Solution  -    Clotrimazole (1% w/v)

Surfaz-B Cream            -       Beclometasone (0.025%w/w) + Clotrimazole (1%w/w)

 

Avoid taking Surfaz-SN in these following cases:

  • Patients should avoid using it if they are taking any kind of Herbal Supplements or Vitamins
  • If patients have allergies to the components present in the body
  • If you had any recent surgery or having any upcoming surgery. Consult your doctor before using it if it is necessary.
  • Don’t use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding your child

 

How Surfaz SN Cream works?

Surfaz SN cream contains Betamethasone Topical, Clotrimazole topical and Neomycin Topical.

  • Betamethasone : It is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers that causes redness in the skin, swollen and itchy sensation due to allergy or infection. While it does not cure the condition – it does provide temporary relief.
  • Clotrimazole Topical : It is an antifungal which prevents the growth of fungi by stopping them from forming their own protective covering.
  • Neomycin Topical : It is an antibiotic which destroys bacteria by stopping the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to flourish.

 

How to Use Surfaz-SN?

The right way to use Surfaz-SN is by directly applying externally on the skin. For the dosage and application of Surfaz-SN Cream, make sure that you apply as advised by the doctors. Make sure that you go through the direction of the usage which is inside the box of the cream and also clean the affected area before applying it. Make sure that you go ahead and clean hands properly after applying Surfaz-SN to the affected area.

 

When Surfaz-Sn Cream is prescribed?

  • Allergy and inflammation : It is prescribed to decrease swelling and also at times irritation if in case the condition is associated with problems like colitis and asthma.
  • Joint inflammation : Surfaz-SN Cream is also prescribed when the patient needs to get relief from joint pain and swelling if you are suffering from a disease like tendinitis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout etc.
  • Eye inflammation : Surfaz-Sn Cream is also prescribed by doctors when the patient wants relief from irritation, burning or swelling in the eye because of infection or exposure to chemicals.
  • Skin disorders : Surfaz-SN is also prescribed in cases of skin disorders like itching, redness, itching, and burning because of the allergic conditions like pemphigus vulgaris, seborrhoea dermatitis, pruritus etc.

 

Is Surfaz-SN banned in India?

Surfaz-SN is readily available in India. It is advisable to consult a doctor before starting a dose of this medicine.

 

How to Store Surfaz SN?

  • Make sure that you keep Surfaz-SN at the room temperature
  • Surfaz-SN Cream should not be exposed to direct heat & sunlight
  • Keep Surfaz-SN away from children as it is harmful
  • Don’t freeze the Surfaz-Sn Cream.

            

FAQs

 

1) What is the onset of action?

Ans: The onset of Surfaz-SN can be observed within a few minutes as it is rapidly absorbed from the gastro-intestinal tract. This varies and depends on the route of administration.

 

2) Can Surfaz-SN Cream be used during pregnancy?

Ans: Using Surfaz-SN Cream is during pregnancy is not advisable unless it is absolutely necessary where the benefits outweigh the risks. Consult your doctor before using Surfaz-SN. The doctor may prescribe another drug or adjust the dosage according to your health condition.

 

3) Are there any breast feeding restrictions?

Ans: It is not recommended to use Surfaz-SN Cream while breastfeeding. However, if it is absolutely necessary to use Surfaz SN then the doctor can prescribe this cream taking into consideration the medical condition of the breast feeding mother.

 

4) Is Surfaz SN Cream effective for microbial infections and candidiasis?

Ans: Surfaz-SN is commonly used for treating microbial infections and candidiasis. Do not use Surfaz-SN Cream for treating microbial infections or candidiasis unless you first consult with the doctor. Discus with the doctor the state of your health and he will be able to advise you accordingly.

 

5) Is there any allergic reaction?

Ans: Yes, there are few allergic reactions which have been reported like swelling, redness, and itching of the skin.
 

6) Is Surfaz-SN safe for patients who are diagnosed with liver and kidney disease?

Ans: Surfaz-SN is safe for patients with kidney or liver diseases; however, dosage regulation is required for patients. So, we advise you to go and consult your doctor before going ahead and using Surfaz-SN Cream.
 

7) At what frequency Surfaz-SN cream should be used?

Ans: You can use Surfaz-Sn cream once or twice a day. However, you should use this cream as per the doctor’s advice.
 

8) What is the use of Surfaz-SN?

Ans: Surfaz-SN Cream is used to treat and prevent symptoms and condition of disease microbial infection, tinea versicolor and also the fungal infections in vagina and penis.
 

9) What precautions should be taken while applying Surfaz-SN Cream?

Ans: Just make sure that you inform about the allergies related to the constituent of Surfaz -SN Cream to the doctor. You should also inform the doctor about any of the on-going medication and tell the effects it might have on your health.
 

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Last updated on : 18-03-2019

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