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Quadriderm NF Cream

Name: Quadriderm NF Cream
Manufacturer: Fulford India Ltd
MRP: Rs. 82.00
Unit Price: Rs. 8.20
Package Price: Rs. 82.00 (Qty.: 1)
Package Form: tube
Medicine Form: gm of cream

What is Quadriderm NF?

Quadriderm is a cream utilized to treat many types of skin disorders. It is meant only for external application and should not be consumed orally. The action mechanism of the cream is its anti-inflammatory property which prevents redness, itching, rash and any uncomfortable sensation over the skin.

Composition of Quadriderm NF:

Quadriderm NF cream is composed of Betamethasone which is a coorticosteroid, Clotrimazole which is an anti-fungal agent and Gentamicin which is an anti-biotic. Apart from this, a base of a neutral substance acts as a medium for these elements to act. This base does not interfere into the therapeutic action of the medicines.

What is Quadriderm Used for?

Quadriderm has several potent ingredients which are known to have good therapeutic action on the skin. Some of the disorders which respond well to Quadriderm are as follows:

  • Ringworm/ Tinea infection
  • Bacterial dermatitis
  • Fungal dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Eczema
  • Infections of nail bed
  • Folliculitis
  • Pruritis
  • Skin symptoms of multiple sclerosis

Other conditions which are not listed here may also respond well to Quadriderm NF cream.

Side Effects of Quadriderm:

Being composed of steroids, anti-biotics and anti-fungals, Quadriderm NF is known to be associated with some side effects. It is important to keep note of these side effects, so that they can be reported to the doctor immediately if they occur. The list of side effects is given below:

  • Dryness of skin
  • Itchy skin
  • Burning sensation over the skin
  • Other skin eruptions that are different from the disease which is being cured
  • Joint pains
  • Excessive deposition of body fat
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Irregular menses in women

There could be other side effects apart from the ones mentioned above. The most important thing to remember is that patients should inform their doctor immediately, if the cream causes development of any new symptoms that were not present earlier.

Precautions for Quadriderm NF Application:

Medicines are therapeutic only if they are utilized for specific disorders. If used haphazardly or when not indicated, they are likely to do more harm than good. Therefore, it is important to know about the precautions and instructions associated with Quadriderm NF usage. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Systemic infections do not respond to Quadriderm. The cream will only help in treating skin manifestations of any infection.
  • A pediatrician should be consulted before using the cream for children. In case it is required to be used, the dosage should be kept exactly as per the recommendation of a pediatrician or a dermatologist.
  • If a skin condition does not respond well to Quadriderm NF, it is inadvisable to increase the amount of cream used or its frequency before consulting with the doctor.
  • It is not advisable to use the cream over a portion of skin which is bruised or cut.
  • The cream should not be consumed orally or applied on any mucus membrane like the tongue, within the eyes etc.

Doctors may provide with other instructions apart from these while using Quadriderm NF. Patients should take care to adhere to them under any circumstances. It will help to maximize the therapeutic effect of the drug.

Quadriderm NF Alternatives:

Given below is a list of creams which have a composition similar to Quadriderm NF. Their therapeutic action is also similar to Quadriderm NF.

  • Fourderm Cream
  • Panderm Cream

Quadriderm NF FAQs:

  • Which drugs do not interact favorably with Quadriderm NF?
    Patients consuming blood thinners, anti-diabetic medicines, medicines for cardiac disorders, should be very careful while using Quadriderm NF. These drugs interfere with each other’s therapeutic action.

  • Should Quadriderm NF be used during pregnancy?
    The cream is not advised for use to pregnant women as it may harm the unborn baby. If there is need to use it, the cream should be used only as per the doctor’s advise.

  • When is the use of Quadriderm NF contraindicated?
    Patients who are suffering from or recovering from Tuberculosis, a recent heart attack, gastric perforation, low immunity, should not use Quadriderm NF unless it is indicated by a doctor.