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Silkin Cream

Hochiez Pharma Nig Ltd
66, Palm Avenue, Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria
Email: hochiezpharm@yahoo.co.uk; hochiez@yahoo.com, tai@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: 01-892-1626, 08033024651, 08166233330

Brand Name

Silkin Cream

Manufacturer

Therapeutic Class

Anti-infective/Corticosteroid combinations, Skin

Dosage Form, Composition & NAFDAC Registration Number (NRN)

Cream(NRN:   ): Each gram containes Ketoconazole 10 mg, Clobetasol Propionate 0.25 mg, Neomycin Sulfate 5,000 I U, Stearic Acid 70 mg, Liquid Paraffin 70 mg, Glycerol 70 mg, Polysorbate-80 30 mg, Stearyl Alcohol 50 mg, Edetabe Disodium 2 mg, PF-037 (Essence) 0.000006 mL, Distilled Water q.s. 1000 mg

Pack size: Each tube contain: 5 g, 10 g, 30 g.

Silkin Cream

Pharmacology

DESCRIPTION
A white or off-white cream with an emulsive base.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONS
Ketoconazole is a broad-spectrum anti-fungal agent that acts on the cell membranes of fungi by changing its permeability; pharmacological studies have shown that Ketoconazole has extremely potent antimycotic actions against dermatophytes (such as Trichophyton sp.,Microsporum sp., and epidermophyton sp.), Saccharomyces and candida albicans.

Strains of fungi are unlikely to have a natural resistance to ketoconazole. Clobetasol is cortex hormone that is highly effective as an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic agent with a few side effects. Neomycin it effective against Gram-positive cocci and Gram-negative bacilli. As a result, this compound cream is jointly effective against fungus, bacteria, inflammation and pruritus.

Indications

SILKlN Cream is indicated for topical application on the treatment of fungal infection of skin, such as tinea-manus, tinea pedis, tinea corporis, tinea cruris and tinea versicolor. lt is also proved effective on the treatment of many kinds of dermatitis, eczema and pruritus.

Contra-indications

SILKlN cream has contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

It is not for ophthalmic use.

Take special precautions when using on pregnancy and infancy.

Precautions/Warnings

It should be under doctor's supervision to apply SILKIN cream on the face or on large areas for a long period time.

Interactions

Adverse Effects

SlLKIN cream has few side effects when used topically.

A few instance of irritation or burning sensation may be observed occasionally during the treatment.

But usually, it is unnecessary to stop the drug.

Dosage & Administration

Apply externally to affected area twice daily. It is suggested to use SlLKlN cream for 2 weeks on ordinary tinea corporis and tinea cruris, and for 4 weeks on tinea pedis and tinea manus.

Storage/Handling Recommendations

Preserved in well-closed container, stored in a cool place and protected from light. 

Avoid contacting eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

Do not exceed prescribed dosage. Read carefully before using. This drug should be used under doctor’s prescription.

EXPIRATION DATE
Three years after the manufactured date.

Review Date

2015-11-03 09:18:13