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Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment
Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment
Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment
Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

By MEGHA HEALTHCARE PRIVATE LIMITED
15g Ointment in Tube
MRP 53.00*
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Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment Description

Zincort 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 skin

. It is a combination medicine containing clobetasol and salicylic acid as its active ingredient. It is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor. You may experience some application site reactions as side effects, but they normally fade away with time. Please report to your doctor if you notice the side effects persist or worsen.

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ContainsClobetasol Propionate(0.05 %W/W) + Salicylic Acid(3.0 %W/W) + Zinc Oxide(2.5 %W/W)
UsesEczema, psoriasis
Side effectsBurning sensation, irritation, redness, itching at application site
TherapyDRUGS FOR PSORIASIS
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uses

Uses of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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

Contraindications of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol, salicylic acid or any other ingredients of Zincort 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Zincort S Ointment during pregnancy?
A:
Zincort 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Zincort S Ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
Zincort 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Zincort S Ointment?
A:
Zincort S Ointment is a topical preparation and may not affect the driving ability or ability to handle machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction or an infection after using Zincort 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.
  • Zincort S Ointment should not be used to treat any other condition than that prescribed by the doctor.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

How Does It Work?

  • Zincort 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

  • Zincort 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 Zincort 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

Interactions of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

Interactions with other medicines

  • Zincort 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 and ...
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  • This Ointment should be used with caution along with ritonavir (used in HIV infection) and itraconazole (used to treat fungal infections), as it may increase the risk of having side effects.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

  • Store Zincort 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

Dosage of Zincort S Tube Of 15gm Ointment

Overdose

  • As Zincort 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 Zincort 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 Zincort S Ointment?

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

Q: How to use Zincort S Ointment?

  • Zincort 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 Zincort S Ointment if I feel my symptoms are getting better?

A: No, you should continue using Zincort 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.
Product Details
Brand
ZINCORT S
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/02/2023
Last Updated on: 29 Oct 2022 | 01:01 PM (IST)
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