Clobetol 0.05% Cream 15 gm

 44.00

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Drug Strength: 0.05
Drug Form : Cream
Pack Size : 15 gm
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Clobetol Cream contains Clobetasol, Topical | belongs to Corticosteroid

SKU: pg_4864_6918 Categories: , ,

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    How it works

    Clobetol 0.05% Cream 15 gm exerts its effect by binding to cytoplasmic glucocorticoid receptors and subsequently activates glucocorticoid receptor mediated gene expression. This results in synthesis of certain anti-inflammatory proteins, while inhibiting the synthesis of certain inflammatory mediators.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Clobetol 0.05% Cream 15 gm

    • Burning sensation at the application site
    • Dry skin
    • Redness of skin
    • Itching of skin

    Uses of Clobetol 0.05% Cream 15 gm

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Dermatitis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of dermatitis which is an inflammation of the skin characterized by itching, rash, and redness of the skin.

    • Psoriasis

      This medicine is used in the treatment of psoriasis which is an autoimmune disease characterized by itchy patches and red skin with silvery scales.

    • Lichen Planus

      This medicine is used in the treatment of lichen planus which is an inflammation of the skin characterized by purplish, itchy, flat-topped bumps.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women. Short-term application of this medicine may not cause any harm to the baby. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to clobetasol or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women. Short-term application of this medicine may not cause any harm to the baby. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Growth retardation

      This medicine may cause growth retardation in some children. Therefore, children receiving this medicine should be monitored closely with regard to growth parameters. The dose should be titrated to the minimum effective dose to reduce the chances of such side effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Cushing's syndrome

      This medicine may cause hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression and causes Cushing's syndrome in patients receiving high doses for a prolonged period. Any symptoms of swelling of the face, increase in the blood glucose levels should be informed to the doctor.

    • Use in children

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

    • External use

      This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, wounds, or broken skin.

    • Other medicines

      This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

    • Diabetes

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels, appropriate dosage adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, the ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Insulin
    • Pioglitazone
    • Glimepiride
    • Acarbose
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with latent or active infections since this medicine can suppress the immune system and worsen the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients on high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hyperadrenocorticism due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of ocular toxicities such as glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, etc. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of ocular disease. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

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    what are the adverse effects of Clobetol 0.05% Cream 15 gm?

    Burning, itching, irritation, erythema, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, pruritus, acneiform eruptions, hypo-pigmentation, peri-oral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, numbness of fingers, stinging and cracking/tightening of skin, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, malaria, telangiectasia, cushingoid changes, adrenal suppression, local skin reactions, acne, folliculitis. Hypersensitivity reactions incl contact dermatitis (discontinue).

    What happens if I miss a dose of Clobetol 0.05% Cream 15 gm?

    Adults: Apply sparingly once or twice daily for max four wk, then review. Children: Same as adult but review weekly.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Clobetol 0.05% Cream 15 gm. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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