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Wapionate Cream 20gm

By WALTER BUSHNELL LTD
20g Cream in Tube
51.00*
MRP 60.00
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Wapionate 0.05 % Description

Wapionate Cream is a topical medicine. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of skin conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema etc. It contains steroid betamethasone that helps in relie

ving swelling, inflammation and redness of the skin. It is meant for external applications and must be applied as recommended by the doctor. Do not use this Cream on large areas of the body for a long time (such as every day for many weeks or months) - unless your doctor tells you to. While using Wapionate Cream, one should know a cornerstone in managing inflammatory skin conditions is consistently taking care of your skin with healthy skin hygiene with chemical-free products and incorporating a healthy diet and physical activity in your lifestyle.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹51.00
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ContainsBetamethasone(0.05 %)
UsesInflammatory skin conditions
Side effectsBurning sensation, pain, irritation or itching at the site of application
TherapyTOPICAL STEROID
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uses

Uses of Wapionate 0.05 %

  • Dermatitis (skin irritation)
  • Psoriasis (scales and itchy, dry patches)
  • Eczema (itchy inflammation of the skin)
  • Senile pruritus(itch without rash)
  • Insect bite reactions
  • Prickly heat
  • Other inflammatory skin conditions
contraindications

Contraindications of Wapionate 0.05 %

  • If you are allergic to betamethasone or any other ingredients of Wapionate Cream.
  • If you have any infection or infected skin.
  • If you have acne or pimples, skin redness near or on the nose, rash around your mouth, itching or itchy skin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Wapionate 0.05 %

Burning sensation, pain, irritation or itching at the site of application.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Wapionate 0.05 %

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Wapionate Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the use of Wapionate Cream in pregnant women. Avoid using unless prescribed by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Wapionate Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Wapionate Cream passes into breast milk, and it is probably safe during breastfeeding. If recommended by a doctor for treatment you should be very careful and it should not be applied to the breasts to avoid accidental ingestion by the infant.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after applying Wapionate Cream?
A:
Wapionate Cream does not alter or affect the ability to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Wapionate Cream?
A:
No known records of the interaction of Wapionate Cream with alcoholic beverages.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from an undiagnosed problem with the skin.
  • You may suffer from a skin condition like psoriasis. It may require to follow up with the doctor.
  • You are applying the medicine for a chronic leg ulcer.
  • You must apply the Cream in an airtight dressing.
  • You must apply it to the eyes, eyelids or face.
  • You suffered from an allergic reaction in the past with other steroid medicine.
  • You may apply on the larger area, broken skin or under skin folds.
  • Wapionate Cream must not be used for children under 1 year of age.
  • It must be used with caution and avoid using for more than 5 days if applying it on the face or children skin. It absorbs a large amount of medicine and causes adverse effects.
  • Avoid smoking or maintain distance from flame after applying it.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Wapionate 0.05 %

How Does It Work?

Wapionate Cream contains betamethasone that belongs to a class of steroids. It works by decreasing the action of certain chemicals present in the body that causes swelling, redness and pain.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Wapionate 0.05 %

  • Wapionate Cream should be used as recommended by your doctor.
  • Clean and dry the hands before the application of the medication.
  • Wash the affected area and let it dry before application.
  • Apply the medication and gently rub only enough to cover the entire affected area.
  • Avoid covering the affected area with a bandage or wrap.
interactions

Interactions of Wapionate 0.05 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Wapionate Cream is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health...
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  • Medicines like ritonavir (used to treat HIV infection), itraconazole (used to treat fungal infection) should be used with caution along with this Cream.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Wapionate 0.05 %

  • Store Wapionate Cream at room temperature, protected from moisture and sunlight.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Wapionate 0.05 %

Overdose

Wapionate Cream is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applie...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Wapionate Cream, 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: What Should I discuss with my doctor before using Wapionate Cream?

A: Inform the doctor about allergies and other skin infections and conditions before initiating the treatment. You should also inform your doctor if you have experienced allergies after using any topical steroid and you have blurred vision or other visual disturbances, consider evaluation of possible causes.

Q: How frequently can I apply Wapionate Cream?

A: Use Wapionate Cream as prescribed by the doctor, avoid applying the medication frequently unless told otherwise by the doctor. This medicine should not be used for more than 5 days on the face and in children if there is no improvement in the condition.

Q: What precautions I must take if my eyes come in contact with Wapionate Cream?

A: If you get Cream in the eyes, rinse with water thoroughly. Keep your eyes open when you rinse.

Q: How to use Wapionate Cream?

  • Use Wapionate Cream in the doses and duration as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Apply it on the skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Clean the hands before and after using the medicine unless the hands are the area to be treated.
  • Wash the affected area and let it dry before application.
  • Apply the medication and gently rub only enough to cover the entire affected area.

Q: Does Wapionate whiten skin?

A: No, it is not effective in skin whitening. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of skin conditions such as psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema etc.

Q: Is Wapionate Cream good for acne?

A: No, Wapionate Cream should not be used for acne and pimples or any skin conditions for which the root cause is not clear. It can worsen acne. It should only be used if your doctor prescribes the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
WAPIONATE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/04/2023
Last Updated on: 30 Apr 2022 | 12:34 AM (IST)
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