does funbact a bleach the skin

Funbact A is a triple action cream that contains Betamethasone, Clotrimazole and Neomycin Sulphate as active ingredients. Funbact A Cream works by inhibiting the growth of fungi; reducing inflammation; increasing the fecal bile acid excretion. Funbact A Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Itch or rash
  • Bacterial infections
  • Skin inflammation
  • Treatment of ringworm
  • Relief of itching, burning, cracking, and scaling associated with athlete’s foot, jock itch and ringworm
  • Prevention of oral thrush
  • Skin problems
  • Eczema
  • Treatment of athlete’s foot
  • Treatment of jock itch
  • Ataxia telangiectasia
  • Phimosis
  • Adjunctive therapy in hepatic coma
  • Preoperative preparation of the bowel


How long do I need to use Funbact A Cream before I see improvement of my conditions?

Users have reported 2 days and > 3 months as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Funbact A Cream.


At what frequency do I need to use Funbact A Cream?

Users have reported twice a day and once a day as the most common frequency of using Funbact A Cream. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how often you need to Funbact A Cream.


Does Funbact A Bleach or lighten The Skin?

Yes, Funbact A can cause skin bleaching or lightening because it contains Betamethasone, a corticosteroid used by doctors to treat skin conditions. Using skin‐lightening compounds for a cosmetic purpose that are normally restricted to medical use or forbidden has become a world‐wide practice. According to a study published in an Indian Journal of Dermatology, misuse of topical corticosteroids like Funbact A has a huge impact on dermatological practice, leading to a significant proportion of visits to the dermatologist due to unwanted side effects.

In addition, anyone who has a history of allergic reactions to betamethasone or any ingredient in Funbact A should completely avoid the cream because if such a person uses it on their skin, they may experience hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression and adrenal insufficiency.

The HPA axis produces steroids that control and regulate many body functions. When people use corticosteroids, the body may stop producing steroids. As a result, the adrenal glands may shrink and stop working properly. Although HPA suppression is rare, it is more common if a person:

  • uses a high potency corticosteroid
  • applies the product to a large area of the skin
  • uses the product for a prolonged period

When people use betamethasone appropriately, they will rarely experience this serious side effect.

Young children are more susceptible to HPA axis suppression because of their larger skin surface to body weight ratio.


Side-effects of Funbact A

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Funbact A Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Irritation
  • Burning
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Itching
  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Stomach pain
  • Fever
  • Foul-smelling discharge if using the vaginal product
  • Upset stomach
  • Vomiting if using the lozenges
  • Skin atrophy
  • Milia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Funbact a Cream may also cause side-effects not listed here.

If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.



Before using Funbact A Cream, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Alcohol use
  • Allergic reaction to this drug
  • Avoid contact with the eyes for cream
  • Avoid excessive usage of cream in children

Consult your doctor about the intended route of administration of this drug

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