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By Medicover Hospitals / 11 Mar 2021
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What is Soframycin?

  • Soframycin Cream is an antibiotic that contains framycetin. It's used to treat a variety of skin conditions that are caused by bacterial infection. The medication is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, hair, and nails, as well as open wounds with a bacterial infection and infections of the external ear. This works by killing bacteria that are responsible for the infection.
    1. Soframycin Uses
    2. Soframycin Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Overdose
    5. Warnings
    6. Storage
    7. Soframycin vs Mupirocin
    8. Frequently Asked Questions
    9. Citations

    Soframycin Uses:

  • Soframycin Skin Cream is an antibiotic that is used for the treatment of bacterial skin infections. It works well for infected cuts, wounds, and minor burns. This medication inhibits the growth of bacteria, which aids in the resolution of your symptoms and the cure of the underlying infection. The cream should be used only on the skin. It should be applied to the affected region of the skin, according to your doctor's dosage and schedule. The medication can also be used in various situations when skin lesion, ear, eye infection and otitis externa are infected by bacteria.
  • Soframycin side Effects:

  • Some of the common side effects of Soframycin are:
    • Burnings
    • Irritation
    • Itching
    • Redness
    • Skin becoming too sensitive
    • Stinging sensations
    • Ear discomfort
    • Eye irritation
  • The common side effects don’t need any medical attention and will disappear as your body gets adjusted to the dosage. But if you are facing any kind of serious or rare side effects then immediately seek medical attention.
  • Precautions:

  • If not applied correctly and at the appropriate time, soframycin cream can cause damage to the skin. If not used with caution, scars and rashes may develop on the skin. This should not be taken orally. If a person is using eye drops then they should avoid wearing eye lenses. Even though the infection has been cured, it is critical to complete the prescribed course unless instructed by your doctor. Stopping the course too soon increases the risk of the infection and the bacteria developing resistance to the antibiotic
  • How to use soframycin?

  • Soframycin is available as a tablet as well as a cream. While using Soframycin skin cream, patients are advised to drink plenty of water to reduce the risk of diarrhoea and other stomach problems. The cream should be applied after the infected area has been cleaned. Allow it to dry before applying Soframycin to the wound until it heals. After using Soframycin skin cream, patients should make sure to wash their hands.
  • Allow it to dry before applying Soframycin to the wound until it heals. After using Soframycin skin cream, patients should make sure to wash their hands.
  • However, the typical Soframycin skin cream dosage should be applied twice daily. Patients should continue to use the cream until their doctor advises. Even if symptoms appear to be improving, one should not stop taking them unless instructed by a doctor.
  • Missed Dose:

  • It is important to apply the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is time for a scheduled dose, it is best to skip the missed dose. To make up for a missed dose, do not apply the second dose.
  • Overdose:

  • The right dose of Soframycin cream must be used, and it should never be overused. The dosage of Soframycin skin cream is highly dependent on your individual circumstances, and you should consult a doctor to determine the appropriate dosage for you.
  • Warnings for serious Health Conditions:

  • Pregnancy:
  • Soframycin Cream should not be used during pregnancy because it can harm the developing foetus' kidneys and ears. Talk with your doctor before using this cream.
  • Breastfeeding:
  • If prescribed by a doctor then it can be used while breastfeeding. It should not be applied to a breastfeeding mother's breasts or areas near her breasts because there can be a risk of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant. It should not be used on large areas of skin or for an extended period of time.
  • Ototoxicity:
  • This medicine has the potential to cause inner ear damage, including hearing loss, and should be used with caution in patients who have an auditory impairment. In some cases, depending on clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be needed.
  • Storage:

  • Direct contact with heat, air and light may damage your medicines. Exposure to medicine may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach. Mainly the drug should be kept at room temperature between 68ºF and 77ºF (20ºC and 25ºC).
  • Soframycin vs Mupirocin:

    Soframycin
    Mupirocin
    Soframycin Cream contains Framycetin and is an antibiotic. It's used to treat a variety of skin conditions that are caused by a bacterial infection. Mupirocin is an antibiotic that helps to prevent bacteria from growing on your skin. It comes in various forms such as topical ointment, topical cream and nasal ointment.
    Soframycin Skin Cream is an antibiotic that is used for the treatment of bacterial skin infections. It works well for infected cuts, wounds, and minor burns. Mupirocin is a drug used for the treatment of impetigo and infections which is caused by staphylococcus aureus and beta-hemolytic streptococcus.
    Some of the common side effects of Soframycin are:
    • Constipation
    • Burnings
    • Irritation
    • Itching
    • Redness
    Some of the serious side effects of Mupirocin are:
    • Burning
    • Stinging
    • Itching

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Soframycin is a medication that is used to treat bacterial infections in the eyes and ears. It is a type of antibiotic known as an aminoglycoside. It functions by eradicating bacteria.
    Soframycin Cream is used to treat bacterial skin infections. It works well for infected cuts, wounds, and minor burns. This medication inhibits the growth of bacteria, which aids in the resolution of your symptoms and the cure of the underlying infection.
    You should use Soframycin cream, which is a yeast infection treatment that is safe to use on the vaginal surface. Many Clotrimazole creams, such as Candid, are also completely safe for vaginal use.
    This medicine has been linked to ear problems, including deafness, so don't use it for long periods of time or on open wounds or damaged skin. Children and infants should not be given this medication without first consulting a doctor. This drug should not be used for a long time or on large areas of skin.
    Some of the common side effects of Soframycin are:
    • Burnings
    • Irritation
    • Itching
    • Redness

    Citations:

  • Soframycin, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1534734619870086
  • Soframycin Treatment, https://gut.bmj.com/content/1/4/323.abstract