Calpsor C Lotion
Calpsor C Lotion
Calpsor C Lotion

Calpsor C Lotion

By BIOCON LTD
20ml Lotion in Bottle
524.52*
MRP 639.66
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Medical Description

Calpsor C lotion contains a combination of Clobetasol and Calcipotriol (also called Calcipotriene). It is used for the treatment of a skin disease called psoriasis. Psoriasis is a skin condition that ...
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ContainsClobetasol(0.05 %),Calcipotriol / Calcipotriene(0.005 %)
UsesPsoriasis
Side effectsSkin rash and itchiness
ClassificationDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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Uses of Calpsor C Lotion

Calpsor C lotion is used to treat a skin condition called psoriasis (a condition which causes your skin to become red, itchy scaly patches).

Contraindications of Calpsor C Lotion

  • If you are allergic to Clobetasol, Calcipotriol or any of the ingredients in Calpsor C lotion.
  • If your doctor has told you that you have problems with your calcium levels.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • If you are suffering from any other skin infections.
  • If you have acne, ulcers or broken skin.

Side effects of Calpsor C Lotion

  • Itchy skin
  • Skin rash
  • Skin irritation, dry skin (uncommon)

Precautions and Warnings of Calpsor C Lotion

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply the Calpsor C lotion during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Calpsor C lotion as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if it is considered essential after assessing if the benefits overweigh the risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply the Calpsor C lotion while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Calpsor C lotion in a breastfeeding woman. However, caution should be exercised while using this medicine and you should avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied the Calpsor C lotion?
A:
Calpsor C lotion is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Calpsor C lotion?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Calpsor C lotion. However, alcohol is known to worsen infection and inflammation; it's better to avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergic skin reactions after using Calpsor C lotion.
  • You develop other infections or skin reactions after applying this medicine.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You experience any problems with your eyesight like a blurred vision while on treatment.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (cream, ointment, lotion, etc).
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying Calpsor C lotion for two weeks.
  • You are receiving an ultraviolet radiation treatment, as this medicine should be used with caution.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this cream, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Do not use this medicine for any condition other than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • Do not apply this medicine for a prolonged duration on a larger skin area or for more than the prescribed duration.
  • Do not stop using this medicine before you complete the treatment.
  • Calpsor C lotion is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Calpsor C Lotion

How Does It Work?

  • Calpsor C lotion works by the combined action of both its components - Clobetasol and Calcipotriol.
  • Clobetasol is a steroid, which works by blocking the production of certain chemical substances in the body (prostaglandins) that causes itching, swelling and redness.
  • Calcipotriol is similar to vitamin D and it works by reducing the growth of skin cells, thus decreasing your symptoms.

Directions for Use of Calpsor C Lotion

  • Calpsor C lotion is meant for external use only.
  • Use this medicine as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this lotion unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Apply a thin layer of Calpsor C lotion only on the affected area.
  • Do not wrap or cover the treated area with a bandage.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • If you accidentally get this lotion on the normal skin, wipe it off.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Calpsor C Lotion

Interactions with other medicines

  • Calpsor C lotion is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied creams, lotion and gel. ...
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  • Medicines like ritonavir (used in HIV infection), itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections) should be used with caution along with Calpsor C lotion.

Storage and disposal of Calpsor C Lotion

  • Store Calpsor C lotion in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Calpsor C Lotion

Overdose

  • As Calpsor C lotion is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. If you have overapplied it, wipe out the excess medicine with a tissue or cotton.
  • However, excessive use of this medicine for a longer period may lead to steroid toxicity, increased calcium levels and coma causing symptoms like muscle weakness, constipation and confusion.
  • Upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Calpsor C lotion, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Calpsor C lotion?

A: Calpsor C lotion is used to treat a skin condition called psoriasis (a condition that causes your skin to become red, itchy and have scaly patches).

Q: How long should I use Calpsor C lotion?

A: Your doctor will decide the duration of the application for Calpsor C lotion. Do not stop applying this lotion on your own. If there is no improvement in your infection or wound after 14 days of use, consult your doctor.

Q: How to use Calpsor C lotion?

  • Calpsor C lotion is meant for external use only.
  • It should be used as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this lotion unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Apply a thin layer of Calpsor C lotion only on the affected area.
  • Do not wrap or cover the treated area with a bandage.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • If you accidentally get this lotion on the normal skin, wipe it off.

Q: Are there any side effects with Calpsor C lotion?

A: You may experience skin rash and itchiness after applying Calpsor C lotion.
Product Details
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CALPSOR C
Last Updated on: 04 Mar 2021 | 09:25 AM (IST)
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