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Cutigard Cream 5gm

By AGLOWMED PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
5g Cream in Tube
24.76*
MRP 30.20
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Medical Description

Cutigard Cream is a topical medicine. It is used for the treatment of various skin conditions such as itching, allergies, redness and inflammation suspected to have bacterial or fungal infection. It i...
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Product Summary

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ContainsBeclometasone(0.025 %W/W),Clotrimazole(1.0 %W/W),Neomycin(0.5 %W/W)
UsesSkin infections and inflammation
Side effectsBurning, irritation, itching, allergy, stinging sensation
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIMICROBIAL AND STEROID
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Uses of Cutigard Cream 5gm

Cutigard Cream is used for the treatment of various skin infections and inflammation like dermatitis, pruritis, impetigo, candida and tinea infection, etc. It helps in managing the symptoms like scrat...
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Contraindications of Cutigard Cream 5gm

  • If you are allergic to neomycin, clotrimazole, beclomethasone or any other ingredient of Cutigard Cream.
  • If you have for nail and scalp infection which is not treated.

Side effects of Cutigard Cream 5gm

  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Dryness

Precautions and Warnings of Cutigard Cream 5gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Cutigard Cream during pregnancy?
A:
Cutigard Cream can be used during pregnancy, only when prescribed by your doctor. In case you are prescribed with this cream, avoid using in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Cutigard Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Cutigard Cream can be used by a breastfeeding woman if prescribed by the doctor. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mother as there can be chances of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Cutigard Cream?
A:
Cutigard Cream does not influence your driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cutigard Cream?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Cutigard Cream. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergic reactions of the skin after applying Cutigard Cream.
  • You experience other infections after applying this cream.
  • It would be best if you do not use this cream on any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.
  • In case you experience any skin reactions after applying this cream, inform your doctor immediately.
  • You should not apply this cream for prolonged duration on a larger skin area or more than the prescribed duration.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.
  • Cutigard Cream should not be used for children below 12 years.

Mode of Action of Cutigard Cream 5gm

How Does It Work?

  • Beclomethasone is a steroid which acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substance, i.e. prostaglandins which is responsible for itching, swelling and redness.
  • Clotrimazole 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 Cutigard Cream 5gm

  • Use Cutigard Cream as directed by your doctor for external use only.
  • Apply it on the skin surface free from cuts & wounds.
  • Wash your hands before & after using this medicine unless you are using this medicine to treat hands.
  • Apply it in thin film covering the infected area and let it get absorbed.
  • Avoid touching the tip of the container directly to the infected area of skin.

Interactions of Cutigard Cream 5gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cutigard Cream is meant for local application on skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Discuss wit...
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Cutigard Cream with other medicines. However, as Cutigard Cream contains three different components, any interaction seen with these three ...
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  • Cutigard Cream can damage the surface of physical contraceptives thus an alternative contraceptive measure should be considered during the treatment and after 5 days of the treatment.

Storage and disposal of Cutigard Cream 5gm

  • Store this medicine below 30°C in a dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Cutigard Cream 5gm

Overdose

As Cutigard Cream is meant for external application, the cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have ...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. If its time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not overapply this medicine ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to use Cutigard Cream?

A: If you find that you have started feeling better, still you are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician.

Q: How should I apply Cutigard Cream?

A: Wash the affected area properly and dry it well. Then apply the cream over that area 2-3 times a day or as directed by your doctor. Do not cover the area where you applied the cream with any dressing.

Q: Can we use Cutigard Cream for fungal skin infection?

A: Yes, it can be used for fungal infections if prescribed by your doctor. There are different types of fungal infections and it is important to consult dermatologist for advice. Refrain from using it for any other skin conditions as it contains steroids. Steroids can worsen certain skin infections. Hence caution is needed.
Product Details
Brand
CUTIGARD
Expires on or After
26/08/2022
Last Updated on: 09 May 2022 | 10:46 PM (IST)
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