Medicine : Flucort C Oint

Name:Flucort C Oint
Type:Ointment
Manufacturer:Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Fluconazole , Ciclopirox Olamine
Composition:Fluconazole(0.01% W/w) , Ciclopirox Olamine(1%w/w)
Substitutes:flucort c oint , flucort c oint


Generic ( Fluconazole )



Typical use Of Fluconazole :To Treat Fungal Infections, Including Yeast Infections Of The Vagina, Mouth, Throat, Esophagus (food Pipe), Abdomen, Lungs, Blood, And Other Organs. Fluconazole Is Also Used To Treat Meningitis (infection Of The Membranes Covering The Brain And Spine) Caused By Fungus.
Mechanism of action of Fluconazole :Fluconazole Interacts With Enzymes (14-α Demethylase; Cytochrome P-450) And Prevents The Synthesis Of Ergosterol (an Essential Component Of Fungal Cell Membrane). Inhibition Of Ergosterol Synthesis Results In Increased Cellular Permeability Causing Leakage Of Cellular Contents From Fungal Cell And Ultimately Preventing The Growth Of Fungi.
Drug Interaction of Fluconazole :Fluconazole Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Anesthetic (alfentanil), Aliskiren, Benzodiazepines (midazolam, Triazolam Alprazolam), Anti-depressant (amitriptyline, Nortriptyline), Artesunate, Pimozide, Astemizole, Bosentan, Celecoxib, Chlorpropamide, Cisapride, Cyclosporin A, Fosphenytoin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Blood Pressure Medications (nifedipine, Isradipine, Amlodipine, Felodipine And Losartan), Cholesterol Lowering Medicines (atorvastatin, Simvastatin And Fluvastatin) And Antibiotics Such As Erythromycin. There Are Other Drugs Which May Also Interact With Fluconazole. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Fluconazole :Liver Dysfunction (elevated Liver Enzymes), Loss Of Appetite, Jaundice, Dizziness, Headache, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Vomiting, Stomach Pain And Discomfort, Rashes, Itching All Over The Body, Reddening Of The Skin Or Itchy Red Spots, Hair Loss, Low Potassium Levels (hypokalemia), Paleness In The Face And Low White Blood Cells.

INTERACTIONS OF FLUCONAZOLE


How Fluconazole will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Fluconazole will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Fluconazole

No Studies Found






Generic ( Ciclopirox Olamine )



Typical use Of Ciclopirox Olamine :Dandruff, Pruritus, Scalp Disorders, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Seborrhoea Of Scalp, Tinea Corporis.
Mechanism of action of Ciclopirox Olamine :Ciclopirox Acts Through The Chelation Of Polyvalent Metal Cations, Such As Fe3+ And Al3+. These Cations Inhibit Many Enzymes, Including Cytochromes, Thus Disrupting Cellular Activities Such As Mitochondrial Electron Transport Processes And Energy Production. Ciclopirox Also Appears To Modify The Plasma Membrane Of Fungi, Resulting In The Disorganization Of Internal Structures. The Anti-inflammatory Action Of Ciclopirox Is Most Likely Due To Inhibition Of 5-lipoxygenase And Cyclooxygenase. Ciclopirox May Exert Its Effect By Disrupting DNA Repair, Cell Division Signals And Structures (mitotic Spindles) As Well As Some Elements Of Intracellular Transport.
Drug Interaction of Ciclopirox Olamine :Tell Your Doctor Of All Prescription And Nonprescription Medication You May Use. Do Not Start Or Stop Any Medicine Without Doctor Or Pharmacist Approval.
Side effects of Ciclopirox Olamine :Pruritus, Irritation, Maceration Of The Skin.

INTERACTIONS OF CICLOPIROX OLAMINE


How Ciclopirox Olamine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Ciclopirox Olamine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Ciclopirox Olamine

No Studies Found