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Clop E 0.05% Cream
Clop E 0.05% Cream
Clop E 0.05% Cream
Clop E 0.05% Cream
Clop E 0.05% Cream
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Clop E 0.05% Cream

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
20g Cream in Tube
89.17*
MRP 104.90
15% OFF
Inclusive of all taxes
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Clobetasol(0.1 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Steroid

Medical Description

Clop E 0.05% Cream belongs to corticosteroid classification of medicines; it is a steroid medicine which is used for the treatment of various skin conditions. The generic name of the medicine is clobetasol.
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Uses of Clop E 0.05% Cream

  • Eczema
  • Various other allergies
  • Psoriasis

Contraindications of Clop E 0.05% Cream

  • Itching around the anus or genitals
  • Allergic to this medicine or other class of corticosteroid
  • Perioral dermatitis (red rashes around the mouth)
  • Acne
  • Rosacea (flushing of skin)

Side effects of Clop E 0.05% Cream

  • Hair loss
  • Thinning of skin (stretch marks)
  • Dry skin
  • Itching
  • Burning or irritation at the region of application
  • Acne
  • Swelling of face, lips and eyelids
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Mood changes
  • Severe skin irritation

Precautions and Warnings of Clop E 0.05% Cream

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply the cream during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be administered during pregnancy or if you are planning pregnancy as its topical application is reported to be unsafe.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply the cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid using the medicine while breastfeeding. However, if you have to use it, do not apply near breast area. If there is a need to be applied to the breast area, kindly wash it thoroughly before starting breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied the medicine?
A:
The topical application of this medication does not inhibit your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after the application of Clop E 0.05% Cream?
A:
It is safe to consume alcohol after the topical application of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from skin infections
  • You are having red rashes around your mouth
  • You are suffering from itching around the genitals
  • You are allergic to this medicine or its constituents
  • Kindly ensure to clean the skin before applying medicine. Be cautious not to apply near eye or eyelids. If you develop infection while using this medicine, immediately inform your doctor.

Mode of Action of Clop E 0.05% Cream

How Does It Work?

The composition of Clop E 0.05% Cream decreases the action of the chemicals in the body that are responsible for causing swelling and itching.

Directions for Use of Clop E 0.05% Cream

This medicine is recommended for local application only. Wipe clean and dry the affected areas before applying the medicine. Also, washing of hands before and after the application of this medicine is vital. Apply a thin layer of this medicine (as prescribed by the doctor) on the affected area and gently rub it in. Do not scrub the affected area with this medicine.
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Interactions of Clop E 0.05% Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ritonavir
  • Itraconazole

Interactions with food items

This medicine does not interact with food products as it is a topically applied medicine.

Other general Interactions

Patients with perioral dermatitis (red rash around the mouth), acne and rosacea (flushing of skin) are requested to inform their respective conditions to the doctor and probably opt for alternative medication. Pregnant women are also advised to do the same.
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Storage and disposal of Clop E 0.05% Cream

The lid needs to be tightly closed after each use. This medicine is not supposed to be stored under direct sunlight, humid or moist place. The use of this medication after expiry date is not recommended. The disposal of this medicine needs to be done via medical waste management system suggested by your pharmacist.
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Dosage of Clop E 0.05% Cream

Overdose

If you (accidently or deliberately) happen to exceed the application of this cream, it should be washed thoroughly and immediate emergency medical care should be sought. The side effects of an overdose (over application) of Clop E 0.05% Cream include easy bruising, menstrual problems, increased acne or facial hair and thinning of skin.
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Missed a Dose

The missed application should be administered as quickly as it is remembered. If it is nearly the time for the next scheduled application, it is not necessary to go for the missed application and the regular schedule of the application needs to be followed.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before using this medicine?

A: It is mandatory to report your complete medical and surgical records along with any history of diabetes and skin infections to your doctor for the regulation of dosage.

Q: Where can I purchase this medicine?

A: This medicine is easily available for purchase at your nearest pharmacy. Kindly produce your doctor's valid prescription to buy this medication.

Q: How long should I use this medicine?

A: Your doctor will determine the duration of the use/application of this medicine as per the state of your infection. Use this medication as per your doctor's advice for the required time.

Q: Is this medicine suitable for children?

A: The compatibility of this medicine with children is unknown due to the limited availability of resources. Consult your doctor for the respective medication for your children.

Q: How should I use this medicine?

A: This medicine should be topically applied (gently) on the affected area. The directions of use printed on the label needs to adhered while using this medication.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:46 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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