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Skintop Cream 10gm

By GROUP PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10g Cream in Tube
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MRP 82.00
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Medical Description

Skintop 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 is...
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ContainsClotrimazole(1.0 %),Beclometasone(0.025 %),Neomycin(0.5 %)
UsesSkin infections and inflammation
Side effectsBurning, irritation, itching, allergy, stinging sensation
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIMICROBIAL AND STEROID
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Uses of Skintop Cream 10gm

Skintop 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 scratc...
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Contraindications of Skintop Cream 10gm

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

Side effects of Skintop Cream 10gm

  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Dryness

Precautions and Warnings of Skintop Cream 10gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Skintop Cream during pregnancy?
A:
Skintop 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 Skintop Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Skintop 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 Skintop Cream?
A:
Skintop Cream does not influence your driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Skintop Cream?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Skintop 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 Skintop 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.
  • Skintop Cream should not be used for children below 12 years.

Mode of Action of Skintop Cream 10gm

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 Skintop Cream 10gm

  • Use Skintop 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 Skintop Cream 10gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Skintop 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 with...
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  • There is limited information available on the interaction of Skintop Cream with other medicines. However, as Skintop Cream contains three different components, any interaction seen with these three co...
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  • Skintop 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 Skintop Cream 10gm

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

Dosage of Skintop Cream 10gm

Overdose

As Skintop 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 o...
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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 Skintop 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 Skintop 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 Skintop 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
SKINTOP
Country of Origin
India

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Last Updated on: 09 May 2022 | 10:46 PM (IST)
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