Apderm 0.10% Cream

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Apderm 0.10% Cream

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55.77
5 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Apderm Cream

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Uses of Apderm Cream

Apderm 0.10% Cream is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
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Side effects of Apderm Cream

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Cataract, Behavioural changes.

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How to use Apderm Cream

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 apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Apderm Cream works

Methylprednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called as corticosteroids. It increases the level of corticosteroid, which are naturally present in the body and thereby controls inflammation. It has anti-inflammatory, metabolic, immune, and hormonal effects on the body..

In Depth Information on Apderm Cream

Expert advice for Apderm Cream

  • It is a steroid medicine which works well for many different conditions, including serious illnesses.
  • Take regularly to gain maximum benefit.
  • Do not discontinue unless advised by your doctor. You may need to decrease the dose gradually.
  • You may get side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems. Notify your doctor if you get them.
  • Some side effects may occur after weeks or months. These include weakness of arms and legs, or developing a rounder face.
  • Your risk of getting an infection may become higher. Tell your doctor immediately if you have a fever, flu-like symptoms, cough, painful urination, or a wound that does not heal.
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Apderm Cream related warnings
Special precautions for Apderm Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Apderm 0.10% Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Apderm 0.10% Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Undesirable effects, such as dizziness, vertigo, visual disturbances and fatigue are possible after treatment with Apderm 0.10% Cream. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
SAFE
Apderm 0.10% Cream is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Apderm 0.10% Cream is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Apderm
0.10% Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Apderm Cream

Frequently asked questions about Methylprednisolone

Apderm is a corticosteroid/steroid drug. It is not an antibiotic
No. Apderm is not a narcotic or an addictive drug
Q. Can I take Apderm if I have high blood pressure?
You can take Apderm if you have high blood pressure, only when prescribed by your doctor. It is prescribed in such situation when benefit outweighs the risk

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