Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream
Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream
Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream
Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

By OAKNET HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
20g Cream in Tube
17.03*
MRP 20.77
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Medical Description

Cosvate-G cream is a topical antimicrobial and steroid medicine. It contains a combination of clobetasol and gentamicin as the active ingredients. Cosvate G cream is used for treating a variety of bac...
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Product Summary

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ContainsGentamicin(0.1 %W/W),Clobetasol(0.05 %W/W)
UsesBacterial skin infections
Side effectsBurning sensation, rash, dryness of the skin
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID
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Uses of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

  • Cosvate-G cream is used to treat various types of bacterial skin infections.
  • It also helps in reducing symptoms such as pain, itching, redness, and oozing associated with skin infections.

Contraindications of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

  • If you are allergic to Clobetasol, Gentamicin or any other ingredients of Cosvate-G cream.
  • If you have acne or an infection on your face, around your mouth or private parts.
  • If you have chickenpox, shingles, warts or any other wounds and skin infections.
  • If you have an untreated skin infection or skin thinning problem.
  • This medicine should not be used in children below 1 year of age and for a nappy rash.

Side effects of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

  • Burning sensation, itching, irritation, rash, dryness, redness of skin at application site.
  • Thinning of the skin.

Precautions and Warnings of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Cosvate-G cream during pregnancy?
A:
Cosvate-G cream should be used only under medical supervision as there is limited safety information available. In case you are prescribed this medicine, avoid using on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Cosvate-G cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Cosvate-G cream in breastfeeding mothers. However, caution should be exercised while using this medicine and you should avoid using it on the breast or areas near the breast or any large area of the body for a prolonged duration.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Cosvate-G cream?
A:
Cosvate-G cream is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or your ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Cosvate-G cream?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Cosvate-G cream with alcohol, but you should avoid taking alcohol in excessive amount.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had an allergic reaction to any steroids.
  • You are suffering from a skin condition called psoriasis.
  • You develop infection or superinfection after using Cosvate-G cream.
  • You are applying this medicine on a cut or broken skin or on a larger skin area.
  • You should avoid getting any cream into your eyes, nose, mouth, open wounds, armpits, private parts. In case of such an exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.
  • You develop diarrhoea or stomach cramps.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after using Cosvate-G cream.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (cream, ointment, lotion, etc).
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after applying this medicine for two weeks.
  • Cosvate-G cream must not be used for a longer duration without proper medical guidance.

Mode of Action of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

How Does It Work?

  • Cosvate-G cream works by the combined effect of both its components - Clobetasol and Gentamicin.
  • Clobetasol is a steroid, which works by blocking the production of certain chemical substances in the body (prostaglandins) which cause itching, swelling and redness.
  • Gentamicin is an antibiotic and it works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.

Directions for Use of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

  • Cosvate-G cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cosvate-G cream is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines which are taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied creams, lotion ...
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  • Cosvate-G cream should be used with caution along with ritonavir (used in HIV infection) and itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections), as it may increase the risk of having side effects.

Storage and disposal of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

  • Store Cosvate-G cream in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Cosvate G Tube Of 20gm Cream

Overdose

As Cosvate-G cream is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, excessive use of this medicine for a longer period may lead to steroid toxicity. Upon accidental ingestio...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Cosvate-G cream, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine just to compensate for the missed application.

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: What is the use of Cosvate-G cream?

A: Cosvate-G cream is used to treat various types of bacterial skin infections. It helps in reducing symptoms such as pain, itching, redness and oozing associated with skin infections.

Q: How to use Cosvate-G cream?

  • Cosvate-G cream is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed by your doctor.
  • Clean and dry the infected area well.
  • Apply it on the affected skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of the skin.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Q: Can I stop using Cosvate-G cream if I feel my symptoms are getting better?

A: No, you should continue using Cosvate-G cream as long as it is advised by your treating physician, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may reduce soon but it takes time for the infection to be completely cured.

Q: Does Cosvate-G cream contain a steroid?

A: Yes, Cosvate-G cream contains Clobetasol and Gentamicin. Clobetasol is a steroid and Gentamicin is an antibiotic.

Q: Can I use the Cosvate-G cream every day?

A: You should use this cream only for the prescribed duration and should not use it for more than 7 days. Do not use this medicine unnecessarily when not required.

Q: Can Cosvate-G cream be used on the face?

A: No, Cosvate-G cream should not be applied to thin skin areas such as the face.

Q: Can Cosvate-G cream be used for pimples?

A: No, Cosvate-G cream is not meant for treating pimples. It is used for treating bacterial infections of the skin.
Product Details
Brand
COSVATE G
Expires on or After
30/12/2023
Last Updated on: 24 May 2022 | 11:18 PM (IST)
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