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Clobenate Cream

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By IND SWIFT LABORATORIES LTD
15g Cream in Tube
40.80*
48.00
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  • Directions for Use
  • Interactions
  • Storage and disposal
  • Dosage

Composition:

Therapeutic classification:

Topical Steroid
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Medical Description

Clobenate Cream is a topically applied medicinal cream which belongs to the corticosteroid class of medicines. It is used to treat various skin conditions. The generic name of Clobenate Cream is clobetasol.
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Uses of Clobenate Cream

The uses of Clobenate Cream include the treatment of several skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, a variety of allergies, etc.

Contraindications of Clobenate Cream

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Side effects of Clobenate Cream

The side effects of Clobenate Cream are dry skin, itching, burning or irritation at the site of application, acne, hair loss, thinning of skin (stretch marks), etc.

Precautions and Warnings of Clobenate Cream

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Clobenate Cream during pregnancy?
A:
It is not advisable to apply this medicine during pregnancy, or if you are planning pregnancy. Inform your doctor about the same before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Clobenate Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is safe for application during breastfeeding; however, do not apply this medicine near the breast area. If there is a need for this medicinal cream to be applied on the breast area, please clean the same properly before starting breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Clobenate Cream?
A:
The application of this medicine is safe during driving as it does not inhibit the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol when I have applied Clobenate Cream?
A:
The application of this medicine is not known to have interactions with alcoholic beverages.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
It is advisable not to suggest this medication to anyone even if their symptoms are similar to the person who is being currently prescribed with this medicine. This medicine should be used only after a medical prescription. The course of this medicine should not be started, altered or stopped by the user. Be careful while administering this medicine to children and infants. Visit your doctor once the course of this medicine is completed for the next course of action.
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Mode of Action of Clobenate Cream

How Does It Work?

The composition of Clobenate Cream includes steroids, which reduces the action of chemicals in the body that are known to cause swelling and itching.

Directions for Use of Clobenate Cream

This medicine is for local application only. Apply this medication as prescribed by your doctor The affected area should be dried and cleaned before the application of this medicine. A thin film of this medication should be applied upon the affected area and should be gently rubbed. Do not rub this medicinal cream vigorously. Follow up with your doctor on the completion of the course of this medicine.
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Interactions of Clobenate Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • Itraconazole
  • Ritonavir
  • Similar other medicines

Interactions with food items

The cream has no interactions with food.

Other general Interactions

  • Acne
  • Rosacea (flushing of skin)
  • Perioral dermatitis (red rash around the mouth)

Storage and disposal of Clobenate Cream

This medication at room temperatures not exceeding 25°C and away from the reach of children. Avoid using this medicine after the date of expiry. The lid of this medicine should be closed tightly after each use. When disposing this medicine, follow proper medical waste management procedures advised by your pharmacist.
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Dosage of Clobenate Cream

Overdose

Clobenate Cream needs to be administered in limited amounts and as prescribed (not less or more) by the doctor. Overdose of this medicine may lead to skin rash, itching, burning, or irritation of skin, hair loss, acne, etc. In the case of overdose, kindly seek immediate medical advise.
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Missed a Dose

The usage of this medicine is continuous and at regular intervals; hence, do not miss its application. If in case of a missed application, it is recommended to apply the medicinal cream at the earliest. However, if it is time for the following scheduled application, the missed application can be skipped and the regular dosage schedule can be continued. Please do not apply this medicine in excess.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What important information should I provide my healthcare provider with before starting this medicine?

A: It is advisable to inform your complete medical/surgical history along with the history of skin conditions to your doctor as it will serve your best interest.

Q: Can I get this medicine in other forms?

A: Yes, this medicine is available in other forms such as foam, spray or liquid solution, and shampoo.

Q: Can I use this medicine for all types of skin conditions

A: This medicine can be used for the remediation of various skin conditions, but not all. Consult your doctor for more details about its effectiveness for various conditions.

Q: Should I wrap the affected area after the application of this medicine?

A: Do not use a wrap or a dressing to cover the affected area where this medicine has been applied.

Q: What are some of the side effects of the use of this medicine among children?

A: Slow growth and delayed weight gain are some of the side effects that have been observed upon the use of this medicine among children. Consult your doctor for more details for its prescription for children.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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