What is Mycospor (Bifonazole) used for?
Mycospor (Bifonazole) is a topical antifungal cream used to treat patients who are suffering from fungal skin infections such as athlete's foot. The medication slows or stops the reproduction of fungus cells on the skin making it easier for the immune system to control or destroy the infection. Your physician may also recommend the use of this medication to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Mycospor (Bifonazole)?
Mycospor (Bifonazole) is normally applied to the affected area once or twice each day for a period of medication lasting one or two weeks, but your particular instructions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Rinse the area being treated before use to remove any dirt or loose skin, apply a thin layer of cream, gently massage it into the skin, and allow any excess cream to evaporate. Wash your hands with soap and water after each application to prevent the medicine from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes.
What are the side effects of Mycospor (Bifonazole)?
Side effects that may occur while using Mycospor (Bifonazole) include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are intense pain, vision problems, nausea, muscle pain, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, swelling, or trouble breathing. Inform your physician about any unusual symptoms you encounter that are intense or worrying to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your application frequency to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Mycospor (Bifonazole) should not be applied to skin that is broken or severely damaged. Do not begin using this medication if you are allergic to other antifungal medications, to treat vaginal thrush, to treat scalp infections, or for diaper rash in infants. Also inform your physician if you have any other chronic health conditions that may cause problems during treatment to make sure any necessary adjustments are made to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Mycospor (Bifonazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.