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Prociderm Oint

By INVISION MEDI SCIENCES PVT LTD
5g Ointment in Tube
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Prociderm 2 % Description

Prociderm Ointment is a topical antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial skin infections. It contains mupirocin as active ingredient. This Ointment works by inhibiting the growth and spread of i...
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ContainsMupirocin(2.0 %)
UsesBacterial skin infections
Side effectsApplication site reactions
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Prociderm 2 %

Prociderm Ointment is used to treat bacterial skin infections.

Contraindications of Prociderm 2 %

If you are allergic to mupirocin or any other ingredients of Prociderm Ointment.

Side effects of Prociderm 2 %

Application site reactions

Precautions and Warnings of Prociderm 2 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Prociderm Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Consult your doctor before using Prociderm Ointment during pregnancy as there is limited safety data available. In case you have been prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Prociderm Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor before using Prociderm Ointment while breastfeeding as limited safety data is available. If you are using it to treat a cracked nipple, wash thoroughly before feeding the baby. 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 Prociderm Ointment?
A:
Prociderm Ointment is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Prociderm Ointment?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol as it may worsen the infection

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are applying Prociderm Ointment on a cut, open wounds, broken or damaged skin, or on a larger skin area.
  • You are also applying other topical medicines (Ointment, Ointment, lotion, etc).
  • Do not use this Ointment for a longer duration without proper medical guidance.
  • Avoid getting any medicine into your eyes, nose, mouth. In case of such exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.

Mode of Action of Prociderm 2 %

How Does It Work?

Mupirocin works by preventing the growth of bacteria, eventually killing them and prohibiting them from making protein.

Directions for Use of Prociderm 2 %

  • Prociderm Ointment should be used as directed by your doctor.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Read the instructions on the label before use.
  • Clean the affected area and let it dry.
  • Apply it on a healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this Ointment 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 Prociderm 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since Prociderm Ointment is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with another topically applied Ointment, loti...
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Storage and disposal of Prociderm 2 %

  • Store Prociderm Ointment at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Do not freeze
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Prociderm 2 %

Overdose

As Prociderm Ointment is to be applied externally on the skin, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Prociderm Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine 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: Can Prociderm Ointment be used for fungal infections?

A: Prociderm Ointment is used to treat bacterial skin infections and may not be effective against fungal infections. Avoid self-medicating & consult a doctor before using any medicine.

Q: Does Prociderm Ointment contain a steroid?

A: No, Prociderm Ointment does not contain a steroid. It contains mupirocin, which is a topical antibiotic.
Product Details
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PROCIDERM
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:05 PM (IST)

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