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Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm
Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
30g Cream in Tube
117.3*
MRP 138.00
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Clobetasol(0.05 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Steroid

Medical Description

Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm is a topically applied medicine used for the control and regulation of various skin conditions. This is a steroid medicine which belongs to the corticosteroid classification of medicines. The generic name of the medicine is clobetasol.
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Uses of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Various other allergies

Contraindications of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

  • Acne
  • Itching around the anus or genitals
  • Rosacea (flushing of skin)
  • Perioral dermatitis (red rashes around the mouth)
  • Allergic to this medicine or other corticosteroid medicine

Side effects of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

  • Dry skin
  • Itching
  • Acne
  • Hair loss
  • Thinning of skin (stretch marks)
  • Burning or irritation at the region of application
  • Weight gain
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Mood changes
  • Severe skin irritation

Precautions and Warnings of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
The application of this medicine during pregnancy is deemed fatal so it must be avoided.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine can be administered during breastfeeding; nevertheless, be cautious not to apply it near the breast region or clean the breast area (if there is a need for application) before breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied the medicine?
A:
The topical application of this medicine does not interact with one's driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol when I have applied the medicine?
A:
You can consume alcoholic beverages along with the topical application of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop infection after the application of this medicine
  • You have itching around the anus or genitals, rosacea (flushing of skin) and perioral dermatitis (red rashes around the mouth)
  • You should not use this medicine in children less than five years of age

Mode of Action of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

How Does It Work?

The composition of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm acts by decreasing the action of the chemicals in the body that cause swelling and itching.

Directions for Use of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

Apply this medication in the exact amount as prescribed by your doctor. This medicine needs to be used for local application only. Wipe clean and dry the affected areas before applying the medicine. Do not scrub the affected area with this medicine.
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Interactions of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ritonavir
  • Itraconazole

Interactions with food items

The topical application of this medicine does not have any interactions with food products.

Other general Interactions

Individuals with perioral dermatitis (red rash around the mouth), acne and rosacea (flushing of skin) are requested to use different medications for their respective conditions.

Storage and disposal of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

The lid must be closed tightly after each application. The use of this medication after expiry date is not advised. The disposal of this medicine is supposed to be performed via standard medical waste management guidelines provided by your pharmacist.
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Dosage of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm

Overdose

The dosage of this medicine should be strictly as advised by your doctor. Excess application of Exel 0.05% Cream 30gm can lead to increased acne or facial hair, easy bruising, menstrual problems, thinning of skin, etc. In case of an excessive application of this cream, it should be washed thoroughly, and you need seek emergency medical attention.
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Missed a Dose

In case if you have missed its application, you need to apply it at the earliest. If it is nearly the time for next application, kindly skip the application and follow the regular schedule of application.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What information should I provide my healthcare provider before the application of this medicine?

A: Your complete medical and surgical history along with any history of skin allergies and diabetes should be shared with the doctor.

Q: Whom can I refer this medicine to?

A: This medicine should never be referred to anyone even if you share same conditions with anyone else. Instead, advise them to go see a doctor for their condition.

Q: Where can I purchase this medicine?

A: This medicine can be purchased at your nearest pharmacy and online medical platforms. It is advisable to purchase this medicine at your nearest pharmacy by showing a valid prescription form.

Q: What procedures should I follow in the application of this medicine?

A: This medicine is for topical application only and not for internal use. Refer the directions of use for the appropriate procedure of application. You should wash your hands properly before and after the application of this cream.

Q: Should I wrap the affected area upon the application of this medicine?

A: Do not cover the affected area once you have applied this medication. Leave it open for an effective treatment process.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:18 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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