Senatec skin cream or gel generally used as a topical skin treatment used for minor skin conditions and allergic rashes. This medication is used on the skin to stop itching and pain from certain skin conditions such as scrapes, minor burns, eczema, insect bites and to treat minor discomfort and itching caused by hemorrhoids and certain other problems of the genitalor anal area like anal fissures, itching around the vagina or rectum. Some forms of this medication are also used to decrease discomfort or pain during certain medical procedures or exams such as sigmoidoscopy, cystoscopy. The composition of Lidocaine in this medicine is a local anesthetic that works by causing temporary numbness or loss of feeling in the skin and mucous membranes.

How to use Senatec Cream

To use the ointment, cream, lotion, spray, foam, or gel on the skin, clean and dry the affected area as directed. Apply a thin layer of medication to the affected area of skin, usually 2 to 3 times a day or as directed.

If you are using the spray, shake the canister well before using. While holding the canister 3-5 inches from the affected area, spray until wet. If the affected area is on the face, spray the medication onto your hand and apply to the face. Do not spray near your ;eyes, nose, or mouth.

If you are using the foam, shake the canister well before using. Spray the foam onto your hand and apply to the affected area.

Do not use on large areas of the body, cover the area with waterproof bandages or plastic, or apply heat unless directed to do so by your doctor. These may increase the risk of serious side effects.

Wash hands immediately after use unless you are treating an area on the hands. Avoid getting the product in eyes, nose, or ;ears. If the medication gets in these areas, rinse the area immediately with clean water.

Cautions before Use Senatec Cream

The cautions, which are needed to be taken with Senatec, are as follows:

  • Do not apply Senatec to broken or inflamed skin, as increased drug absorption may occur as it may increase the risk of serious side effects.
  • Avoid contact with the eye, as severe irritation may occur.
  • If you are using the Senatec skin cream, it is important to know that this medication may not be safe for people with certain medical conditions such as liver disease or certain heart problems.
  • Before using Senatec skin cream, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other amide type anesthetics such as bupivacaine, prilocaine or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.

Senatec Cream Side effects

The side effects, which may appear while using Senatec, are as follows:

  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Confusion or drowsiness
  • Nervousness
  • Shakiness, twitching,
  • Seizures
  • A slow heart rate
  • Slow or irregular breathing
  • Redness itching on ; the skin

Senatec Cream Reactions and Overdose

Taking certain medications in combination with Senatec may result in negative interactions. It has found in studies that taking this drug with certain Class I arrhythmia medications or local anesthetics may cause problems with the Senatec. Drug interactions may be avoided if you inform your healthcare provider of all medications you are using, including nonprescription medicines.

In case of overdose, or swallowing the medicine the patient should seek medical attention.


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