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Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

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Medical Description

Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm composition includes a synthetic glucocorticoid corticosteroid used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis.
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Uses of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm use includes treatment of a variety of skin infections (such as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, itching).

Contraindications of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

  • Allergic (hypersensitive) to Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • Children under one year of age
  • Acne.
  • Severe flushing of skin on and around your nose.
  • Spotty rash around your mouth.
  • Itching around your anus or genitals (penis or vagina).
  • Infected skin.

Side effects of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

  • Thinning of skin – stretch marks,
  • Dry skin,
  • Acne
  • Hair loss
  • Burning, itching, skin irritation at the site of application
  • Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm side effects after prolonged use include weight gain, swelling of face, lips and eyelids, sleep disturbances, mood changes and severe skin irritation.

Precautions and Warnings of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm



Can I use Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm during pregnancy?
It is safe to use this ointment during pregnancy. However, it is advisable to consult the doctor before you start using it.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm while breastfeeding?
Local application is safe, but avoid application on to the breast area.


Can I drive if I have used Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm?
Yes, you can drive after using this ointment.


Can I consume alcohol while using this medication?
There are no known interactions between this medication and alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Make sure to clean the skin before applying the medicine.
  • Do not apply this ointment near the eye or eyelids.
  • If you develop an infection while using this medicine, inform your doctor.
  • Do not use in children for more than five days.
  • Do not take this medicine for more than 4weeks.

Mode of Action of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

How Does It Work?

It acts by decreasing the action of chemicals in the body that cause swelling and itching thereby treating skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and allergies.

Directions for Use of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

It is advisable to take this medicine as per your physician's advice. Use plenty of water to rehydrate. Do confirm its usage with your pharmacist. Please do not modify the dose or stop it before the p...
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Interactions of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

Ritonavir and itraconazole.

Interactions with food items

There is no specific evidence of interactions with food.

Other general Interactions

There is no relevant information for this product.

Storage and disposal of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm

Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm should be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight and moisture. Keep away from the reach of children. Discard expired product.

Dosage of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm


The symptoms of Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm overdose are thinning of the skin, easy bruising, increased acne or facial hair and menstrual problems.

Missed a Dose

Complete the scheduled course of the medicine as prescribed by the medical practitioner. If you miss one dose, take it when you remember. However, skip the missed dose if it is nearly time for the nex...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm?

A: Inform the doctor about your medical and surgical history. Inform your physician if you are suffering from any medical condition or disease or if you have any skin infections. Also, let the doctor know if you are pregnant, lactating or planning a pregnancy.

Q: Does Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm lighten the skin?

A: It is generally used as a cosmetic for skin whitening by dark-skinned women.

Q: Is Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm use dangerous?

A: Serious allergic reactions are 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 on the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness or trouble breathing.

Q: Should I use it on my child, who is eight years old?

A: Avoid application in children below the age of one. Consult with the doctor before use in children.

Q: What is Tenovate 0.05% Oint 15gm used for?

A: It is a topical (for the skin) steroid used to treat skin conditions such as eczema, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 09:10 AM (IST)
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