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Dermovate Cream 5gm

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5g Cream in Tube
22.95*
MRP 27.00
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Dermovate 0.05 % Description

Dermovate cream contains clobetasol, a steroidal medicine usually applied to the skin for various skin conditions. Dermovate cream is used to reduce skin conditions such as red bumpy scaly patches (P

soriasis), severe itching associated with heat or sweating, purple-coloured patches with itching and swelling (Lichen planus). This cream should be used as per your doctor's directions and advice. This cream should not be used for any other skin conditions. It should not be overused or over-applied. It should not be discontinued without consulting the doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹22.95
You Save₹4.05 (15% on MRP)
ContainsClobetasol(0.05 %)
UsesPsoriasis
Side effectsItching at the site of application, burning sensation, dry Skin, pigmentation issues
TherapyTOPICAL STEROID
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uses

Uses of Dermovate 0.05 %

For the treatment of skin conditions such as Psoriasis.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dermovate 0.05 %

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol or any of the ingredients of Dermovate 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Dermovate 0.05 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Dermovate 0.05 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use this medicine during pregnancy?
A:
There is no information available on the safe use of Dermovate 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Dermovate cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no information available on the safety of Dermovate 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.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Dermovate cream?
A:
It is unlikely to affect your ability to drive. However, if you feel any discomfort that affects your driving ability, then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after using this cream?
A:
There is no known interaction of this medication with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an infection or allergy while using this medicine, 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Dermovate 0.05 %

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Dermovate 0.05 %

  • You should apply the specified amount to the affected area as advised by the doctor.
  • Clean the skin before applying for medicine.
  • Apply a thin layer of the cream on the affected area.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and do not ingest the medication.
  • Wash your hands immediately after applying the medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
interactions

Interactions of Dermovate 0.05 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Dermovate 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 pro...
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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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dermovate 0.05 %

  • Dermovate cream should be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight and moist areas.
  • Keep it away from children.
dosage

Dosage of Dermovate 0.05 %

Overdose

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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Are there any habitual tendencies associated with this medicine?

A: There is no evidence of any habitual tendencies with this medicine.

Q: Can this medicine be used as an antifungal?

A: This medicine is not antifungal medicine. It is a very potent steroid medicine that reduces skin inflammation.

Q: Is the use of Dermovate cream dangerous?

A: A severe allergic reaction is rare. However, it is advisable to get medical help if you observe any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction such as rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness or difficulty in breathing.

Q: Can I use this medication on my 4-month-old child?

A: No, do not use this cream in children as their skin is delicate and can lead to significant absorption and associated side effects.

Q: Is Dermovate cream useful for alopecia?

A: No, this medicine is not used to treat alopecia.
Product Details
Brand
DERMOVATE
Expires on or After
05/05/2023
Last Updated on: 02 Jul 2021 | 10:28 AM (IST)
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