Information - Flamazine Cream 1%
Flamazine Cream 1% 50g
Flamazine cream contains the active ingredient silver sulfadiazine, which is an antibacterial that is active against a wide range of bacteria. It is commonly used to treat and prevent infections at the site of burns. Silver sulfadiazine has also been used in other skin conditions, such as leg ulcers or pressure sores, where infection may prevent healing and for the prevention of infection in skin grafting.
- Prevention and treatment of infections in burn wounds.
- Short-term treatment of infected leg uclers and pressure sores.
- To prevent infection in areas of skin graft, extensive abrasions or finger tip injures such as loss of nail.
Active Ingredient is silver sulfadiazine
Use with caution if you have an allergy to any sulphonamide medicine, decreased kidney function, decreased liver function, or a deficiency in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD deficiency).
Not to be used on babies less than one month old (neonates), premature infants, heavily weeping leg ulceror pressure sore, or during the third trimester of pregnancy. This medicine should not be used if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy. If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using this medicine and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
This medicine should not be used in pregnancy unless your doctor considers it essential. It should not be used in the weeks prior to child birth. Seek medical advice from your doctor. This medicine should be used with caution by breastfeeding mothers, and only if the expected benefit to the mother is greater than any possible risk to the baby.
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here, it does not mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect. Itching (pruritus). Burning sensation. Rash. Allergy to active ingredients (hypersensitivity). Decrease in the number of white blood cells in the blood (leucopenia). The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the medicine's manufacturer. For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with this medicine. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medicines while taking this one, to ensure that the combination is safe. People taking oral diabetic medicines such as glibenaclamide, gliclazide and glimepiride or phenytoin whilst having treatment with Flamazine cream for large areas of skin must be closely montiored.