Medicine : Sofradex (20gm)

Name:Sofradex (20gm)
Type:Cream
Manufacturer:Sanofi India Ltd (aventis)
Generic Use:Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate , Framycetin
Composition:Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate(0.1%w/w) , Framycetin(1%w/w)
Substitutes:sofradex (20gm) , sofradex (20gm)


Generic ( Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate )



Typical use Of Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate :Anorexia In Palliative Care, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Dyspnoea, Dyspnoea In Palliative Care, Headache Due To Raised Intracranial Pressure In Palliative Care, Nausea And Vomiting (chemotherapy Induced), Pain Due To Nerve Compression In Palliative Care, Raised Intracranial Pressure, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Shock, Suppression Of Inflammatory And Allergic Disorders.
Mechanism of action of Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate :Dexamethasone Is A Glucocorticoid Agonist. Unbound Dexamethasone Crosses Cell Membranes And Binds With High Affinity To Specific Cytoplasmic Glucocorticoid Receptors. This Complex Binds To DNA Elements (glucocorticoid Response Elements) Which Results In A Modification Of Transcription And, Hence, Protein Synthesis In Order To Achieve Inhibition Of Leukocyte Infiltration At The Site Of Inflammation, Interference In The Function Of Mediators Of Inflammatory Response, Suppression Of Humoral Immune Responses, And Reduction In Edema Or Scar Tissue. The Antiinflammatory Actions Of Dexamethasone Are Thought To Involve Phospholipase A2 Inhibitory Proteins, Lipocortins, Which Control The Biosynthesis Of Potent Mediators Of Inflammation Such As Prostaglandins And Leukotrienes.
Drug Interaction of Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate :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 Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate :Glaucoma, Peptic Ulceration, Myopathy, Osteoporosis, Growth Retardation, Aseptic Bone Necrosis, Ocular Hypertension, Subcapsular Cataract, Pancreatic Disturbance, Cushing Like Features, Oedema, Retinal Detachment, Nausea, Vomiting, Insomnia, Nervousness, Nocturia, Increased Appetite, Obesity, Facial Rounding, Fragility Of Skin, Euphoria, Glucose Intolerance.

INTERACTIONS OF DEXAMETHASONE SODIUM PHOSPHATE


How Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. 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 Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate

No Studies Found






Generic ( Framycetin )



Typical use Of Framycetin :Bacterial Infection
Mechanism of action of Framycetin :Framycetin Binds To Specific 30S-subunit Proteins And 16S RRNA, Four Nucleotides Of 16S RRNA And A Single Amino Acid Of Protein S12. This Interferes With Decoding Site In The Vicinity Of Nucleotide 1400 In 16S RRNA Of 30S Subunit. This Region Interacts With The Wobble Base In The Anticodon Of TRNA. This Leads To Interference With The Initiation Complex, Misreading Of MRNA So Incorrect Amino Acids Are Inserted Into The Polypeptide Leading To Nonfunctional Or Toxic Peptides And The Breakup Of Polysomes Into Nonfunctional Monosomes.
Drug Interaction of Framycetin :Framycetin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Gramicidin. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Framycetin :Ototoxicity, GI Symptoms, Inflammation, Irritation, Contact Dermatitis, Burning Sensation, Stinging, Pruritis.

INTERACTIONS OF FRAMYCETIN


How Framycetin 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 Framycetin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Framycetin

No Studies Found