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

Do not take the medicine:
  • If you are allergic to it or to any other content in the medicine.
  • If you have a serious infection, particularly in the lungs or esophagus, that is untreated. 
Do not stop this medicine before recommended duration. Consult your doctor for gradual reduction of dose.Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using methylprednisolone. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease.Inform your doctor before taking the medicine:
  • If you are suffering from any infection.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
Inform your doctor before taking the medicine:
  • If you are taking antibiotics for any infection, pain killers or contraceptive pills or any medication for heart disease or peptic ulcer.
  • If you are going to undergo any laboratory test.
Stay away from people who are suffering from infections like chicken-pox, measles, shingles or tuberculosis.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Apderm 0.10% Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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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
CAUTION
Apderm 0.10% Cream should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

DECREASES
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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
There is limited information available on the use of Apderm
0.10% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Apderm 0.10% Cream

Frequently asked questions for 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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