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Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

By HEGDE AND HEGDE PHARMACEUTICA LLP
20g Cream in Tube
135.15*
MRP 159.00
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Clobetasol(0.05 %) + Neomycin(0.5 %)
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Topical Antibiotic And Steroid

Medical Description

Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm contains a combination of two medicines - Clobetasol and Neomycin. It is used for the treatment of bacterial skin infections and skin inflammation. Do not use this medicine to treat any other skin conditions than that prescribed by your doctor. It is meant for external application only and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. But if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
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Uses of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm is used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions such as inflammation and bacterial skin infections.

Contraindications of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

  • If you are allergic to Clobetasol, Neomycin or any other ingredients of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm.
  • 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.

Side effects of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

Burning sensation, itching, irritation, rash, dryness, redness of skin at the area Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm is applied.

Precautions and Warnings of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm during pregnancy?
A:
Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm should be used only under medical recommendation as there is limited safety information available. In case you are prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm in a breastfeeding woman. 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 Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm?
A:
Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or the ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm. However, alcohol is known to worsen the infection and inflammation; it's better to avoid consuming alcohol when you are prescribed this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had an allergic reaction to any steroids.
  • You develop an infection or superinfection after using this medicine.
  • You are applying Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm on a cut or broken skin, acne or on a larger skin area.
  • You should avoid getting this cream into your eyes, nose, mouth, open wounds, armpits and private parts. In case of such an exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after using this medicine.
  • 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 a week.
  • Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm must not be used for a longer duration without proper medical guidance.

Mode of Action of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

How Does It Work?

  • Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm works by the combined action of both its components - Clobetasol and Neomycin.
  • Clobetasol is a steroid, which works by blocking the production of certain chemical substances in the body (prostaglandins) which cause itching, swelling and redness.
  • Neomycin is an antibiotic and it works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.

Directions for Use of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

  • Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • 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 Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm is applied externally on the skin, thus it is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied creams, lotion and gel. Discuss with your doctor if you are already on another topical gel or cream.
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  • Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm 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.
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Storage and disposal of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

  • Store Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm in the original container in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm

Overdose

As Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm 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 ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit your nearest hospital. If you have overapplied it, wipe out the excess medicine with a tissue or cotton.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm?

A: Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm is used to treat a wide variety of skin conditions such as inflammation and bacterial skin infections.

Q: How to use Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm?

  • Use Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is meant for external use only.
  • Read the instructions on the label or leaflet before use.
  • 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.

Q: Can Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm be used to treat fungal infections?

A: No, Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm is not effective against fungal or viral infections. It is meant only for bacterial skin infections. Please consult a doctor and use this medicine only if prescribed.

Q: Can I stop using Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm if I feel my symptoms are getting better?

A: No, you should continue using Propygenta Nf Cream 20gm 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.

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ContainsClobetasol(0.05 %),Neomycin(0.5 %)
UsesBacterial skin infection
Side effectsBurning sensation, rash, dry skin
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2021 | 11:31 AM (IST)
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