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Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

Molecule Description

Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole is a combination medicine. It is used in the...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Interactions
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole is used to treat various skin infections and inflammation like dermatitis, pruritus, etc., that occur due to superficial bacterial or fungal infection.
contraindications

Contraindications of Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

When should one not use Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

  • If you are allergic to neomycin, clotrimazole, beclomethasone or similar medicines.
  • It should not be used for nail and scalp infections and in children less than 12 years old.
sideEffects

Side effects of Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

Common side effects of this drug are:

Application site reactions
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole during pregnancy?
A:
Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole should only be used during pregnancy if prescribed by the doctor as there is limited safety information available.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole while breastfeeding?
A:
Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole should only be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by the doctor as there is limited safety information available.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole?
A:
Using beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole may not affect your driving ability.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole?
A:
There are no known interactions of beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any skin infections or allergic reactions after using this medicine
  • Avoid unnecessary or prolonged use of this medicine
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

How Does It Work?

  • Beclometasone works by blocking the synthesis of a natural substance (Prostaglandins), which is responsible for itching, redness and swelling.
  • Neomycin works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.
  • Clotrimazole works by inhibiting the formation of a fungal cell wall component which leads to altered permeability and growth of fungus causing infection.
  • Collectively all these medicines work more effectively by reducing the infection and inflammation of the skin.
interactions

Interactions of Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, herbals you are currently taking or might take or are using other topically applied creams, lotion and gel to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat HIV infection or are taking medicines like cidofovir, cisplatin, amphotericin B, tobramycin, rifampin, rifabutin, pain killers, antibiotics.
  • Alternative contraceptive measures should be considered during the treatment and after 5-days of the treatment with beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole.
dosage

Dosage of Clotrimazole+Beclometasone+Neomycin

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help if you suspect an overdose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed using beclometasone+neomycin+clotrimazole, use it as soon as possible. Do not overuse it just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole be used for viral infections?

A: No, Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole is not effective against viral infections.

Q: In which all dosage forms is Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole available?

A: Beclometasone+Neomycin+Clotrimazole is available in the form of cream, lotion, ointment, ear drops.
Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2021 | 10:06 PM (IST)

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