Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment Description
Clopinate S Ointment is a combination of clobetasol and salicylic acid as active ingredient. Clobetasol is a steroid and salicylic acid is an antiseptic. It can soften the hard layer of skin. Clopina
te S is used for the treatment of various skin conditions such as eczema, red sores around the nose and mouth (Impetigo), skin damage (Lesions) and red scaly patches (Psoriasis). This Ointment should only be used externally and must not be used for any other skin conditions without consulting your doctor.
|You Save||₹17.70 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Salicylic Acid(6.0 %W/W) + Clobetasol Propionate(0.05 %W/W)|
|Side effects||Burning, irritation, itching at the application site|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR PSORIASIS|
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Uses of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
Contraindications of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
- If you are allergic to clobetasol, salicylic acid or any other ingredient of Clopinate S Ointment.
- If you have any untreated skin infection or skin thinning problem.
- It should not be used for treating infection in your private parts, face, acne, around mouth and skin perforations.
- If you have chickenpox, shingles, warts or any other wounds and skin infections.
- Clopinate S Ointment is not meant for children less than 12 years of age.
Side effects of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
- Thinning of skin
- Cracks on skin
Precautions and Warnings of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
Other General Warnings
- You have a history of allergic reactions to any other topical medicine or steroid.
- You experience sudden weight gain, purple stretch marks on arms, breast or stomach, thinning of the skin (Cushing's syndrome).
- You should not use this Ointment on open wounds or on a large surface area.
- You are experiencing irritation, dryness, sensitivity on the skin after applying this Ointment, discontinue and consult your doctor.
- You should not apply this medicine near the eyes, eyelids, nose or mucous membranes.
- You should not smoke or go near smoke or heat after applying this Ointment.
Mode of Action of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
How Does It Work?
- Clobetasol is a steroid that acts by blocking the synthesis of a chemical substance that is responsible for itching, swelling and redness.
- Salicylic acid improves the condition of swelling and redness in the skin and helps in shedding the hard skin or dead skin. It also improves the penetration of clobetasol into the skin.
Directions for Use of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
- Use Clopinate S Ointment as directed by your doctor and follow all the instructions.
- For external use only, apply it on the healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
- Wash your hands before and after using Clopinate S Ointment, 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.
Interactions of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
Interactions with other medicines
- Clopinate S Ointment is for local application on the skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Discuss with your doctor if you are already on another topical medicine....
- Be cautious if you are taking antifungal medicines like Itraconazole, Ritonavir which is used in HIV infection. Do not apply any other topical medicine in the area where Clopinate S Ointment is applied....
Storage and disposal of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
- Store Clopinate S Ointment below 30°C.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
- Discard the expired medicine or medicine that is no longer required.
Dosage of Clopinate S Tube Of 30gm Ointment
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Clopinate S Ointment?
Q: Can I go out on a sunny day after applying Clopinate S Ointment?
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