Gyne Cure

1 What is Gyne Cure?

Brand: Gyne Cure, Trosyd Af, Trosyd J

Generic: Tioconazole

Gyne Cure is used for the treatment of infections caused by fungi and yeast. It belongs to the family of drugs called antifungals.

It is applied topically on the skin to treat:

  • ringworm of the body (tinea corporis)
  • ringworm of the groin (tinea cruris; jock itch)
  • ringworm of the foot (tinea pedis; athlete's foot)
  • yeast infection of the skin (cutaneous candidiasis)
  • tinea versicolor (sometimes called ``sun fungus'')

Gyne Cure is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Cream

2 What to Know Before Using

Before using Gyne Cure, you must know all about the risks and complications associated with it. Your doctor will consider these risks before prescribing the drug and will inform you about them.

Following factors should be considered before taking this drug:

  • Allergies: If you have had an allergic reaction to this drug in the past, inform your doctor. You should also tell your healthcare provider if you are allergic to any other drugs or food products.
  • Age-specific problems: The data regarding the effects of this medicine specific to the pediatric age group is not yet available. Its safety and efficacy have not been established in children.
  • The studies specific to the geriatric age group have not been carried out, therefore its safety and efficacy have not been established in older age group.
  • Drug Interactions: Certain drugs should not be used together because they can interact inside the body which can have a harmful effect. On the other hand, certain drugs are allowed to be used together.

So, you should tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking. If there is a chance of interaction between those two drugs, the doctor may change the dose or may prescribe an alternative drug.

Furthermore, certain medications should not be taken with alcohol or tobacco, which may also result in harmful interactions. Ask your doctor about the concurrent use of this drug along with alcohol or tobacco.

3 Proper Usage

To use Gyne Cure properly, you must follow all instructions given by your doctor. Apply Gyne Cure gently on the affected skin and surrounding areas and then rub it gently.

You should not apply it near the eyes. Do not apply any occlusive dressing over the applied area unless directed by your health care provider. Doing this may cause irritation of the skin.

To avoid adverse effects, this drug should be used exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not overuse or misuse this drug and do not use it longer than the recommended time. Read all the instructions mentioned in the medication guide.

Do not miss any dose. The dose of this drug varies according to the condition of each person. The number of doses per day, the time interval between the doses and the length of time you have to take the medicine depends on your condition individually and all these factors should only be determined by your healthcare provider. Follow each and every instruction of your doctor and also read the label carefully.

In case you miss one dose of this drug, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your subsequent dose, you can then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at once.

Storage: This medicine should be stored at room temperature within a closed container, away from heat, direct light, and moisture. Keep this drug out of the reach of children. Do not store expired or outdated medicines or the medicine no longer needed.

4 Precautions to Take

Before using Gyne Cure, there are some precautions you must take. If your skin problem has not improved in 2 weeks, check with your doctor. It is important for your doctor to monitor the response to medicine and look for any side effects.

Contact your doctor if your symptoms have not improved even after taking the full course of treatment.

Good health and hygiene habits are required to help clear up the infection completely. Keep the area clean and avoid poor hygiene.

Avoid taking any other medicine unless thoroughly discussed with your doctor. Always ask your doctor before using any prescription, non-prescription or herbal medicine.

5 Potential Side Effects

As with many medications, there are several potential side effects associated with Gyne Cure. Although these side effects may occur only in a handful of patients but if they do occur, contact your physician immediately. It may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction.

Seek medical help instantly, if you experience any of these symptoms while on lanthanum. Also contact your health care professional immediately, if have overdosed on this drug. If any of these side effects becomes more bothersome or does not go away, contact your doctor.