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Cortaz Cream 15gm

15g Cream in Tube
MRP 38.50*
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Cortaz 0.05 % Description

Cortaz Cream is a steroidal medicine usually applied to the skin for various skin conditions. It is used to reduce various skin conditions such as red bumpy scaly patches (Psoriasis), severe itching

associated with heat or sweating, purple-coloured patches with itching and swelling (Lichen planus). It contains clobestol as its main component. Cortaz Cream should not be used for any other skin condition. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. It should not be overused or over applied. 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 persists or worsen.


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ContainsClobetasol(0.05 %)
UsesSkin conditions such as Psoriasis
Side effectsItching at the site of application, burning sensation, dry Skin, pigmentation issues
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Uses of Cortaz 0.05 %

For the treatment of skin conditions such as Psoriasis.

Contraindications of Cortaz 0.05 %

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol or any of the ingredients of Cortaz Cream.
  • If you have acne.
  • If you have itchy skin (Pruritis) without inflammation.
  • If you have itching in the genital or anal area.
  • If you have rashes and redness around the mouth.

Side effects of Cortaz 0.05 %

  • Itching at the site of the application
  • Burning sensation at the site of application
  • Dry Skin
  • Pigmentation issues
  • Increased acne

Precautions and Warnings of Cortaz 0.05 %



Can I use Cortaz Cream during pregnancy?
There is no information available on the safe use of Cortaz Cream during pregnancy. Topical steroids are associated with foetal abnormalities if absorbed in a significant amount. Therefore, it should only be used if the benefits outweigh the risks and it should be used for the smallest possible duration in a minimum dosage.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Cortaz Cream while breastfeeding?
There is no information available on the safety of Cortaz Cream in lactating women. Hence, it should only be considered if the expected benefits to the mother outweigh the risks to the infant. Avoid application on areas near the breast to prevent accidental ingestion by a breastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have applied Cortaz Cream?
It is unlikely to affect your ability to drive. However, if you feel any discomfort that affects your driving ability, then avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol after using Cortaz Cream?
There is no known interaction of this cream with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an infection or allergy while using this Cream, inform your doctor.
  • Please make sure to clean the skin before applying this medicine and do not apply near the eyes or eyelids.
  • You should not use this cream for more than 5 days, specifically on the face. If there is no improvement in the infection consult your doctor.
  • Prolonged use of this cream is associated with a disease called Cushing syndrome characterised by fatty hump between shoulders, round swollen face and purple-coloured stretch marks.

Mode of Action of Cortaz 0.05 %

How Does It Work?

Clobestol acts by decreasing the action of chemicals responsible for causing swelling and itching in the body. Thus, it is used for treating skin conditions such as psoriasis, allergies and eczema.

Directions for Use of Cortaz 0.05 %

  • Use Cortaz Cream as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Apply a thin layer of Cream on your skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and do not ingest the medication.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Cortaz 0.05 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cortaz Cream should be applied to the skin locally to the affected area. Hence, it is unlikely to interact with any other medications. However, it is important to avoid using any other skincare produc...
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  • It is also important to inform your doctor about all the medicines that are being used and any underlying medical conditions.

Storage and disposal of Cortaz 0.05 %

  • Cortaz Cream should be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight and moist areas.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Cortaz 0.05 %


Chances of an overdose are unlikely as it is meant for topical application. However, significant misuse and excess application can lead to symptoms like easy bruising, increased acne or facial hair, t...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Cortaz Cream useful for alopecia?

A: No, Cortaz Cream is not used to treat alopecia.

Q: Can Cortaz Cream be used as an antifungal?

A: It is not antifungal medicine. It is a very potent steroid medicine that reduces skin inflammation.
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Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 05:27 PM (IST)

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