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Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

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15g Cream in Tube
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Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream Description

Clopinate Gm Cream is a combination medicine. It is used to treat inflammation and swelling in various skin conditions suspected to have bacterial, fungal or mixed skin infections. Clopinate Gm Cream ...
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ContainsMiconazole(2.0 %W/W),Clobetasol Propionate(0.05 %W/W),Neomycin(0.5 %W/W)
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIMICROBIAL AND STEROID
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Uses of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

Clopinate Gm Cream is used to treat various skin infections and inflammation complicated by a superficial bacterial or fungal infection. It helps manage and reduce symptoms such as scratching, red sor...
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Contraindications of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol, neomycin, miconazole or any of the ingredients in Clopinate Gm Cream.
  • If you have chickenpox, shingles, warts or any other wounds or skin infections.
  • It should not be used for treating infections in and around genitals or anal area, face, acne, and skin perforations.
  • You should not use this Cream for acne, rashes or skin conditions around your mouth and in the external ear canal.
  • If you have any untreated skin infection or skin thinning problem.
  • Clopinate Gm Cream should not be used for children below the age of 2 years and nappy rash.

Side effects of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

  • Irritation
  • Thinning of the skin
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Burning
  • Allergy
  • Dryness
  • Cracks on the skin

Precautions and Warnings of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Clopinate Gm Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the safety of Clopinate Gm Cream during pregnancy. In case your doctor prescribes this Cream, avoid using it on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Clopinate Gm Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Clopinate Gm Cream can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by the doctor. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of the breastfeeding mother as there can be chances of ingestion by a breastfed infant. Avoid long term use or apply it on large areas of the skin.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Clopinate Gm Cream?
A:
Clopinate Gm Cream is for external use and is less likely to influence your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Clopinate Gm Cream?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Clopinate Gm Cream. You should avoid the intake of alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic skin reactions after applying Clopinate Gm Cream.
  • You develop other infections or skin reactions after applying this Cream.
  • Do not apply this Cream for a prolonged duration on a larger skin area or more than the prescribed duration.
  • Using this medicine for a prolonged duration can cause HPA axis suppression and hamper the production of certain hormones.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this Cream, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • It would be best if you do not use this Cream for any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.

Mode of Action of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

How Does It Work?

  • During inflammation or infection of the skin, the body releases some chemical substances which make the skin red, itchy and swollen.
  • Clobetasol is a steroid which acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substance named Prostaglandins which is responsible for itching, swelling and redness.
  • Miconazole works by inhibiting the formation of a fungal cell wall component which leads to altered permeability and growth of fungus causing infection.
  • Neomycin is an antibiotic agent which is widely used for treating various bacterial infection of the skin. It works by inhibiting growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.
  • Collectively all these medicines work more effectively by reducing the infection and inflammation of the skin.

Directions for Use of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

  • Use Clopinate Gm Cream as directed by your doctor and follow all the instructions
  • It is meant for external use only. Apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds
  • Wash your hands before and after using this Cream unless your hands are the area to be treated
  • Apply a thin layer and rub gently to cover the affected area for days and time advised by your doctor
  • Consult your doctor if you do not see any improvement in your condition within a week

Interactions of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • Clopinate Gm Cream is used externally on the skin, thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied Cream or gel. Discuss with y...
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Clopinate Gm Cream with other medicines. However, as Clopinate Gm Cream contains three different components, any interaction was seen with ...
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  • You need to be cautious if you are taking antifungal medicines like Itraconazole, Ritonavir (used in HIV infection), antibiotics such as Erythromycin, blood-thinners like Warfarin and Verapamil used t...
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Storage and disposal of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

  • Store Clopinate Gm Cream below 25°C in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep this Cream away from children and pets.

Dosage of Clopinate Gm Tube Of 15gm Cream

Overdose

As Clopinate Gm Cream is applied externally, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit a nearby hospital. If you have applied extra q...
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Missed a Dose

Missing an application of Clopinate Gm Cream may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed applying this Cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this Cream to compen...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Clopinate Gm Cream be used for acne?

A: No, Clopinate Gm Cream should not be used for any problems other than prescribed. You should avoid using it on the face as the skin of your face is very delicate and sensitive.

Q: Can Clopinate Gm Cream be used for pigmentation?

A: No, this Cream is not effective against skin pigmentation. Please consult a dermatologist for suitable treatment.

Q: Can Clopinate Gm Cream be used after waxing?

A: No, you should not use this Cream immediately after waxing, wait for 24 hours before using any topical medicine as waxing makes your skin more sensitive.

Q: Is Clopinate Gm Cream a steroid?

A: Yes, Clopinate Gm Cream contains Clobetasol, a steroid that is effective against inflammation and swelling.

Q: Can I stop using Clopinate Gm Cream if I feel better?

A: No, you should never stop using this medicine until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good as it may lead to treatment failure.
Product Details
Brand
CLOPINATE GM
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 27 May 2022 | 10:58 PM (IST)

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