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BECLOWIN N OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 12.50 for 1 tube(s) (15 GM ointment each)
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Beclowin n ointment 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Beclowin n ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for BECLOWIN N

Beclometasone Topical(0.025%)

Uses

Beclometasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Beclometasone belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the immune cells responsible for causing dryness, itching, oozing, and crusting of skin, thereby relieving the swelling and irritation.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Itching, Skin redness, Skin thinning, Urticaria
Miconazole Topical(0.5%)

Uses

Miconazole Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Miconazole is an imidazole that belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It works by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it, thereby killing the sensitive fungi.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Application site itching, Headache, Stomach cramp, Vaginal burning sensation
Neomycin Topical(2%)

Uses

Neomycin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Neomycin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness, Eye infection, Skin rash, Fever

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Expert advice for BECLOWIN N

You may need to apply the cream under an airtight dressing for certain duration of therapy, as recommended by your doctor. 
As per your doctor’s advice, if the cream is applied on the face then there is no need of the dressing as the face skin thins easily.
Do not mix with any other creams or ointments.
Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 2 to 4 weeks of applying the cream.
Exercise caution when used in children, as the treatment should not last for more than 5 days, unless instructed by your doctor. 
Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
Inform your doctor immediately in case you swallow the cream.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for BECLOWIN N

Beclometasone Topical

Q.How long can I use beclomethasone topical?
The duration should not be more than 4 weeks without consulting your doctor

Q.Is beclometasone topical safe?
Beclometasone topical is safe if used for the prescribed duration, at a prescribed dose as advised by your doctor.

Miconazole Topical

Q.Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract

Q.Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning can be seen with use of miconazole

Q.Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to cause drying of skin

Q.Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole topical is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections, as advised by the doctor. However, oral gel should not be used in infants < 4 months of age

Q.Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to the class of antifungal agents

Q.Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections

Q.Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections.

Neomycin Topical

Q.Does neomycin expire?
Yes. The expiry date is provided on the ointment tube

Q.Does neomycin topical cover pseudomonas?
No, neomycin topical is not effective against pseudomonas

Q.Does neomycin contain penicillin?
No, neomycin does not contain penicillin. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides

Q.Does neomycin cause tinnitus?
Neomycin is known to cause damage to the ear. One of the symptoms of damage to ear is tinnitus.

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 July, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)