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Tenovate 0.05% Tube Of 15gm Cream

15g Cream in Tube
MRP 105.33*
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Tenovate 0.05 % Description

Tenovate cream is used to reduce various disorders associated with the skin, such as red bumpy, scaly patches (Psoriasis), severe itching associated with heat or sweating, and purple-coloured patches with itching and swelling (Lichen planus). It contains clobetasol as its main ingredient. It is a steroidal cream that is to be applied to the skin. This cream should be used as per the directions given by the doctor. Tenovate cream should not be used for any other skin conditions other than for the prescribed condition. Using this cream for any other conditions can worsen existing skin disorders. It should not be overused or over-applied. It should not be discontinued without consulting the doctor. Wash your hands before and after applying this cream. In case you experience any severe side effects, then contact your doctor immediately.


Product Summary

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ContainsClobetasol(0.05 %)
Side effectsItching and burning at the site of application, dry skin
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Uses of Tenovate 0.05 %

Tenovate cream is used for the treatment of skin conditions such as Psoriasis.

Contraindications of Tenovate 0.05 %

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol or any other ingredient of Tenovate cream.
  • If you have acne.
  • If you have itchy skin (Pruritis) without inflammation.
  • If you itching in the genital or anal area.
  • If you have rashes and redness around the mouth.

Side effects of Tenovate 0.05 %

  • Itching at the site of application
  • Burning sensation at the site of application
  • Dry Skin
  • Pigmentation issues
  • Increased acne

Precautions and Warnings of Tenovate 0.05 %



Can I use Tenovate cream during pregnancy?
There is no information available on the safe use of Tenovate cream during pregnancy. Topical steroids are associated with foetal abnormalities if absorbed in a significant amount. Therefore, it should only be used if the benefit outweighs the risk and it should be used for the smallest possible duration in minimum dosage.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Tenovate cream while breastfeeding?
There is no information available on the safety of Tenovate cream in lactating women. Hence, it should only be considered if the expected benefit to the mother outweighs the risk to the infant. Avoid application on areas near the breast to prevent accidental ingestion by a breastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have applied Tenovate cream?
Tenvoate cream is a topical preparation, thus unlikely to affect an individual's ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol after using Tenovate cream?
There is no known interaction of this medication with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an infection or allergy while using this medicine, inform your doctor.
  • Please make sure to clean the skin before applying this medicine and do not apply near the eyes or eyelids.
  • You should not use this cream for more than 5 days, specifically on the face. If there is no improvement in the infection consult your doctor.
  • Prolonged use of this cream is associated with a disease called Cushing syndrome characterised by fatty hump between shoulders, round swollen face and purple coloured stretch marks.

Directions for Use of Tenovate 0.05 %

  • You should apply the specified amount to the affected area as advised by the doctor.
  • Clean the skin before applying for medicine.
  • Apply a thin layer of the cream at the affected area.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and do not ingest the medication.
  • Wash your hands immediately after applying the medicine unless your hands are being treated.

Storage and disposal of Tenovate 0.05 %

  • Tenovate cream should be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight and moist areas.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
  • Discard the expired product and do not use it beyond the stated expiry date.

Quick Tips of Tenovate 0.05 %

  • Tenovate cream is used for the treatment of skin conditions associated with bacterial, fungal, or mixed skin infections, such as psoriasis, severe itching associated with heat or sweating, purple-colo...
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  • This medicine is meant for external application and should not be ingested.
  • Do not use more than the prescribed amount of this medicine, or do not use it for a more extended period of time than recommended by your doctor.
  • Do not use Tenovate cream on the broken skin.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • If you experience any adverse reactions, such as skin irritation or rash, discontinue using Tenovate cream and consult your doctor.
  • Do not give this medicine to anyone else, even if they have the same condition as you do.

Dosage of Tenovate 0.05 %


Chances of overdose are unlikely as Tenovate is meant for topical application. However, significant misuse and excess application can lead to symptoms like easy bruising, increased acne or facial hair...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed to apply Tenovate, apply it as soon as possible. Do not overapply this medicine just to compensate for the missed dose.

Mode of Action of Tenovate 0.05 %

How Does It Work?

Tenovate cream acts by decreasing the action of chemicals responsible for causing swelling and itching in the body. Thus, it is for treating skin conditions such as psoriasis, allergies and eczema.

Interactions of Tenovate 0.05 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tenovate cream should be applied to the skin locally in the affected area. Hence it is unlikely to interact with any other medication. However, it is important to avoid using any other skincare produc...
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  • It is also important to inform your doctor about all the medicines that are being used and any underlying medical conditions.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Are there any habitual tendencies associated with this medicine?

A: There is no evidence of a habitual tendency with this medicine.

Q: Is Tenovate antifungal?

A: Tenovate cream is not an antifungal medicine. It is a very potent steroid that is used to reduce the skin inflammation.

Q: Is the use of Clobestol Tenovate cream dangerous?

A: A severe allergic reaction is 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 of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness or trouble breathing.

Q: Can I use Tenovate cream on my 4-month-old child?

A: No, do not use Tenovate cream in children as their skin is delicate and can lead to significant absorption and associated side effects.

Q: Can I use Tenovate cream if I am pregnant or planning to have a child?

A: No, you should not use this cream if you are pregnant or planning a baby, unless prescribed by your doctor only if the benefit of the treatment outweighs the risk. Consult your doctor if you are planning a pregnancy or you are pregnant. Since a significant amount of absorption of this medicine via skin may cause harmful effects on the baby.

Q: Can I use Tenovate cream on my face?

A: The face is an area where the skin is very delicate and thin. Therefore, you should always consult your doctor before using it directly on your face. Moreover, it contains a steroid that can cause thinning of the skin.

Q: Is Tenovate good for acne?

A: Tenovate cream is used for the treatment of skin conditions such as Psoriasis. Do not use Tenovate cream for any other skin condition other than what it is prescribed for. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts about the use of this cream.

Q: What are the side effects of Tenovate cream?

A: Itching and burning at the site of application, dry skin is a few side effects of Tenovate cream. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Last Updated on: 31 January 2023 | 11:51 AM (IST)

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