Cloben G cream is used for the treatment of various skin conditions such as itching, allergies, redness and inflammation suspected to have a bacterial or fungal infection. Cloben G cream is a combination medicine containing beclomethasone, clotrimazole and neomycin. Beclometasone is a steroid and has anti-inflammatory properties, neomycin is an antibacterial agent and clotrimazole is an antifungal agent. It is also used in the treatment of ringworm infection, athlete's foot and tinea infections. Cloben G cream is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen. Avoid applying cosmetic preparation while on this cream. Inform your doctor about all the past medical and medication history, before initiating the treatment with Cloben G....
Q: For how long do I need to take this Cloben G cream?
A: If you find that you have started feeling better, still you are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician.
Q: How should I apply Cloben G cream?
A: Wash the affected area properly and dry it well. Then apply the cream over that area 2-3 times a day or as directed by your doctor. Do not cover the area where you applied the cream with any dressing.
Q: Can we use Cloben G cream for fungal skin infection?
A: Yes, it can be used for fungal infections if prescribed by your doctor. There are different types of fungal infections and it is important to consult dermatologist for advice. Refrain from using it for any other skin conditions as it contains steroids. Steroids can worsen certain skin infections. Hence caution is needed.
Q: Can Cloben G cream be used in genital warts?
A: No, genital warts are caused due to viral infection. This medicine is not effective against viral infections.
Q: Is Cloben G cream a steroid?
A: Yes, it contains beclomethasone which is a steroid and effective against inflammation and swelling.
Q: Can Cloben G cream be used for acne?
A: Cloben G cream cannot be used for acne. It is used to treat various skin infections and conditions.
Q: Can I stop taking Cloben G cream when I feel better?
A: No, do not stop taking Cloben G cream and continue as long as it is advised by your treating physician, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may reduce soon but it takes time for the skin infection to be completely cured. Also, since it contains a steroid medication, the dose of application has to be lowered gradually.
Q: Can I self medicate with Cloben G for ringworm?
A: Do not use Cloben G on your own if your condition is not diagnosed by a doctor. Avoid self-medication.
Q: For how long do I need to apply Cloben G?
A: You need to continue using Cloben G for as long as the doctor has prescribed it. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop using it on your own, otherwise, it may lead to reinfection.
Q: Is Cloben G safe for babies?
A: No, Cloben G cream should not be used for babies and children below 12 years of age. The skin physiology of babies is different to that of an adult. Thus, refrain from using this cream in children without the consent of your doctor.