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Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

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15g Ointment in Tube
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Medical Description

Zincoderm S Ointment is used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. It is used for the treatment of skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and other dry, scaly conditions of the ski...
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ContainsSalicylic Acid(3.0 %),Clobetasol(0.05 %)
UsesEczema, psoriasis
Side effectsBurning sensation, irritation, redness, itching at application site
ClassificationTOPICAL STEROID
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Uses of Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

Zincoderm S Ointment is used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.

Contraindications of Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol, salicylic acid or any other ingredients of Zincoderm S Ointment.
  • If you have acne or rosacea (a skin condition affecting the face).
  • If you have itching of skin without scaling of the skin.
  • If you have itching around your private parts.
  • If you have a skin infection over the area around the mouth.
  • If you have a viral infection of the skin such as chickenpox infection or herpes infection.
  • If you have a fungal or bacterial infection of the skin.
  • If you are using this medicine for the treatment of skin ulcers.

Side effects of Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

Burning sensation, irritation, redness, itching at the site of application.

Precautions and Warnings of Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Zincoderm S Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Zincoderm S Ointment should only be used if prescribed by your doctor as there is limited safety information available. In case you have been prescribed this medicine, avoid using it in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Zincoderm S Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Zincoderm S Ointment should be used while breastfeeding only if prescribed by the doctor as there is limited safety information available. 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 Zincoderm S Ointment?
A:
Zincoderm S Ointment is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Zincoderm S Ointment?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Zincoderm S Ointment, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction or an infection after using Zincoderm S Ointment. Immediately contact your doctor.
  • You are applying for the medicine on a larger skin area, broken skin or under skin folds.
  • You have any type of skin infection.
  • You are using this medicine on the face.
  • You have problems with your vision after using this Ointment.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition while on treatment.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You should avoid getting any medicine into your eyes, nose, mouth, open wounds, armpits, private parts. In case of such exposure, you should wash the affected part thoroughly with water.
  • Zincoderm S Ointment should not be used to treat any other condition than that prescribed by the doctor.

Mode of Action of Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

How Does It Work?

  • Zincoderm S Ointment works by the combined action of both its ingredients.
  • Clobetasol is a steroid, which works by blocking the production of certain chemical substances in the body (prostaglandins) which cause itching, swelling and redness.
  • Salicylic acid works by removing and shedding dead cells from the top layer of skin by increasing skin moisture resulting in a decrease in scaling and dryness.

Directions for Use of Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

  • Zincoderm S Ointment is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed 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 Zincoderm S Ointment 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 Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zincoderm S Ointment 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 ointments, lotion an...
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Storage and disposal of Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

  • Store Zincoderm S Ointment 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 Zincoderm S Oint 15gm

Overdose

  • As Zincoderm S Ointment 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 the nearest hospital. If you have overapplied it, wipe out the excess medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

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

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 is the use of Zincoderm S Ointment?

A: Zincoderm S Ointment is used to treat skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.

Q: How to use Zincoderm S Ointment?

  • Zincoderm S Ointment is meant for external use only.
  • Use it as directed 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 Ointment 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.

Q: Can I stop using Zincoderm S Ointment if I feel my symptoms are getting better?

A: No, you should continue using Zincoderm S Ointment 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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ZINCODERM S
Last Updated on: 28 Apr 2022 | 03:30 PM (IST)
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