SILVITEX 1% Cream 50g

 85.00

Silver Sulphadiazine:1%w/w | Antibacterials topical

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Drug Strength: 1%w/w
Drug Form : Cream
Pack Size : 50g

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Syntex Product Form : CreamPack Size : 50gIngredients : Silver Sulphadiazine:1%w/wGeneric Category : Antibacterials topical

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How it works

SILVITEX 1% Cream 50g works by stopping the growth of bacteria that may infect an open wound. This helps to decrease the risk of the bacteria spreading to surrounding skin, or to the blood where it can cause a serious blood infection.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for SILVITEX 1% Cream 50g

  • Burning sensation at the application site
  • Itching of skin
  • Skin rash
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Redness of skin
  • Dark colored urine

Uses of SILVITEX 1% Cream 50g

What is it prescribed for?

  • Burn wound infections

    This medicine is used for the prevention and treatment of wound infections in patients with second and third-degree burns.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to SILVITEX 1% Cream 50g , silver, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Hypersensitivity reactions

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with severe allergies, bronchial asthma, or AIDS due to the increased risk of severe hypersensitivity reactions. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Crystalluria

    Use of this medicine may cause crystalluria due to the precipitation of this medicine in the urinary tract. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from dehydration. Patients are advised to drink an adequate amount of water during treatment with this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Use in pediatrics

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Use/apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Sodium NitritePrilocaine severe
  • Prilocaine severe
  • Collagenase moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with preexisting blood dyscrasias or bone marrow suppression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any signs or symptoms such as a fever, sore throat, local infection, bleeding, pallor, dizziness, or jaundice to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of complete blood counts is recommended for such patients. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from porphyria due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function may be required while using this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of renal function may be required while using this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

This medicine is meant for external use only. If the medicine is swallowed, seek immediate medical help. Follow all dosing instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than recommended by your doctor. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Report any undesired side effects to the doctor immediately. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver SILVITEX 1% Cream 50g. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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