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Hafoos Cream

Salt Composition : Lactic Acid,urea,others

Manufacturer : AUREATE HEALTHCARE PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 215
Price :194
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Introduction to Hafoos Cream

Hafoos cream contains the active ingredient urea,  salicylic acid, and lactic acid. It is indicated to treat hand-foot syndrome during treatment with anticancer medicines like doxorubicin, capecitabine, docetaxel, sorafenib, paclitaxel, etc. The hand-foot syndrome refers to palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia caused by the accumulation of drug molecules (anticancer drugs) on the skin with subsequent degradation of the sweat glands. It treats redness, tight skin, cracked or peeled skin, and blisters on the soles and palms. This cream is applied topically to correct hyperkeratosis and dryness in Ichthyosis.

The common side effects of Hafoos cream are stinging pain, burning sensation, itching, and irritation. If severe irritation occurs, discontinue the use of this medication. If you experience stinging pain, burning sensation, or itching while using this cream, wash it off immediately. 

Inform your healthcare provider immediately if you have allergic or hypersensitivity reactions. It should not be applied to eyes, lips, or mucous membranes. Consult your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding while taking this medication. 


Uses of Hafoos Cream

  • Treat Hand and foot syndrome.
  • Treats skin-related disorders such as Ichthyosis and hyperkeratosis.

Therapeutic Effects of Hafoos Cream

Urea penetrates the top layer of skin, easily absorbing and retaining water. As a result, it improves the skin's ability to retain moisture and hydrates its outermost layer, making it smoother and softer. On the other hand, lactic acid helps maintain and enhance the skin's natural hydration and improves collagen renewal and skin firmness.


Interaction of Hafoos Cream with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any medicines you take before the treatment, including prescription, over-the-counter medications, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Hafoos cream and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Hafoos Cream

  • Store below 25°C and protect from light.
  • Keep and reach out to children and pets
  • For external use only
  • If you forgot to apply the cream, apply it as soon as you remember.

How to consume Hafoos Cream

Apply Hafoos cream cream as directed by your doctor. Apply twice or thrice a day after washing the affected area. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes, lips, or mucous membranes. 


Safety Advices for Hafoos Cream

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Pregnancy

  

Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or are planning to get pregnant before starting treatment with Hafoos creams. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding before starting treatment with Hafoos creams. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Hafoos creams can be used in patients with lung diseases. Inform your physician if you have any liver disorders. Inform your physician if you have any lung problems.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether Hafoos creams can be used in patients with liver diseases. Inform your physician if you have any liver disorders.

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Alcohol

  

The interaction of alcohol with Hafoos creams is not known. Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while using this cream.

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Driving

  

Hafoos creams do not affect the ability to drive or operate machinery.


Side Effects of Hafoos Cream

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common 

  • Irritation (serious)
  • Smarting or stinging pain
  • Burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Erythema (skin redness)

Word of Advice

It is suggested to inform your healthcare professional if you are allergic to Hafoos cream and their ingredients. It is recommended for external use and to avoid contact with the mouth, eyes, and mucous membranes. In case of contact, wash with cold water and seek medical advice. 


FAQs

Q 1. Who should not use Hafoos cream?

Hafoos cream is not to be used in patients who are allergic to any of the ingredients of this cream or have broken skin, skin infection, or itchy skin.

Q 2. Are there any safety precautions necessary while using Hafoos cream?

Hafoos cream should not be used on the natural areas, fissures, or mucous membranes as it can cause smarting or stinging pain. Avoid contact with eyes, lips, or mucous membranes.

Q 3. How do I store Hafoos cream?

Store Hafoos cream below 25°C and away from the sight and reach of children. Protect from light.

Q 4. Does Hafoos creams cause skin irritation?

Hafoos creams may cause skin irritation if used too much. Therefore, it is advised to use as prescribed by a doctor. However, if the irritation persists or worsens, please consult a doctor.

Q 5. Can I use Hafoos creams on broken skin?

No, Hafoos creams are not recommended on moist or broken skin.

Q 6. What are the common side effects of Hafoos cream?

The most common side effects of Hafoos cream are irritation (serious), smarting or stinging pain, burning sensation, itching, and erythema (skin redness).


Fact Box of Hafoos Cream

Molecule Name: Urea + Lactic acid + Others

Therapeutic class: Moisturizer

Pharmacological class: Emollient, Keratolytic

Indications:

1. Hand and foot syndrome

2. Ichthyosis 

3. Hyperkeratosis


References

  1. Jaime Piquero-Casals et al; Urea in Dermatology: A Review of its Emollient, Moisturizing, Keratolytic, Skin Barrier Enhancing and Antimicrobial Properties; [Published on Oct 2021]; [Accessed on 11th Sept 2023]; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8611129/
  2. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis Of Therapeutics; 12th Edition, 2011, 681-686.

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