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AGINATE NM OINTMENT


Overview

Introduction

AGINATE NM OINTMENT is a combination medicine used in the treatment of various types of skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching by acting against the infection-causing microorganisms.

AGINATE NM OINTMENT is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. If it gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine. If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should talk to your doctor.

The most common side effect of this medicine includes itching, dryness, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. These are usually self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare. You must consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.).

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine. You should consult the doctor about prescribing an alternative medicine for your condition.

Uses of Aginate NM Ointment

Side effects of Aginate NM Ointment

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Thinning of skin

How to use Aginate NM Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment.

How Aginate NM Ointment works

AGINATE NM OINTMENT is a combination of three medicines: Clobetasol, Miconazole and Neomycin, which treats skin infections. Clobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Miconazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
AGINATE NM OINTMENT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
AGINATE NM OINTMENT is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
AGINATE NM OINTMENT
₹0.5/gm of Ointment
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Patient Concerns

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About teeth sensitivity .I also used shy nm ,mouthwash cream,tabs
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dental Surgery
go for teeth capping
Toothache n cencetivity problem Also use shy nm and aclaim paste
Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Dental Surgery
If not relieved than you should consult a dentist for root canal treatment or further management, as per the casekhandelwal Dental &Homoeopathic Clinic 51/1-3 New Market Nr Liberty Cinema Circle , Karol Bagh New Delhi,, Block 51, P&T Quarters, Karol Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110005 095554 81781 https://goo.gl/maps/mQqnyykwaKk
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Aginate NM?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Aginate NM when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop using Aginate NM and complete the full course of the treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What precautions should I take while using Aginate NM?

Aginate NM should not be used on the face and contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not apply a bandage or dressing on the area being treated, as this will increase the absorption of the medicine and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for. Do not use it for any other condition without consulting your doctor. Do not give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. How to use Aginate NM?

Aginate NM should be used as advised by the doctor or as per the instructions on the label of the medicine. Apply a thin layer of it to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using Aginate NM unless it is used for treating infection of the hands. Avoid contact with the eyes.

Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Aginate NM for long periods?

Aginate NM should be used only for the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. This medicine contains clobetasol which when used in higher doses and for longer periods can get absorbed in the blood and cause adrenal suppression and Cushing's syndrome. It can cause weight gain, high blood pressure and rounding of the face. Its application can cause a change in color of skin at the site of application. Veins beneath the skin become visible due to the thinning and weakening of the skin. There could be an increased hair growth. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Aginate NM?

Use of Aginate NM is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Its use should be avoided in case of any fungal infections (ringworm or athlete's foot), viral infections (herpes or chickenpox). Its use should also be avoided in treating acne or rosacea. Consult your doctor before using it for any condition.

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