Beclowin Ointment

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Introduction

Beclowin Ointment is a combination medicine that is used to treat various types of skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching. It also has antimicrobial action against infection-causing microorganisms.

Beclowin 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 Beclowin Ointment

Benefits of Beclowin Ointment

In Skin infections

Beclowin Ointment is a combination of medicines used to treat skin infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi. It works by killing and stopping the growth of infection causing microorganisms, thereby clearing the infection and relieving the symptoms. It also blocks the release of chemicals that cause symptoms such as itching, redness and swelling. Therefore this medicine relieves the inflammation due to these infections.
You should use this medicine for as long as it is prescribed, even if your symptoms disappear, otherwise they may come back. Depending on the type of infection you are treating, this may be several weeks. Even after your skin is completely cured, you may have to apply it occasionally to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Side effects of Beclowin Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Beclowin

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

How to use Beclowin 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 Beclowin Ointment works

Beclowin Ointment is a combination of three medicines: Beclometasone, Neomycin and Miconazole which treat skin infections. Beclometasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria while Miconazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi on the skin. Together, they treat your skin infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Beclowin 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
Beclowin 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

What if you forget to take Beclowin Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Beclowin Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Beclowin Ointment
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Quick Tips

  • Beclowin Ointment helps treat skin infections.
  • It is for use on skin only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become more irritated, you should stop using Beclowin Ointment and consult your doctor.
  • Don't use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 1 week of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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my scrotum and the skin on my thighs next to my scrotum have been red and itchy and had a somewhat scaly texture, sometimes they'd get so itchy that I would have to scratch, the past few weeks my scrotum has started to smell and produce a sweat like substance (it's like sweat except it never goes away and it leaves white stains in my underwear where my scrotum is near the fabric,
Dr. Ankur Kumar Tanwar
Ayurveda
Ok may be you are from from skin infections
Skin infections hair loss cold
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir please elaborate your symptoms, history, treatment and investigations done.
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FAQs

Q. How long does Beclowin Ointment takes to work?

Usually, Beclowin Ointment starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking Beclowin Ointment when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Beclowin Ointment and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Neomycin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Miconazole. Schorndorf, Germany: Catalent Germany Schorndorf; 1974 [revised Aug. 2018]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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203,anmol business centre, near navrang school six road,navrangpura,, ahmedabad,, ahmedabad, gujarat 380009
Country of Origin: India

MRP
23.5
Inclusive of all taxes
10 gm in 1 tube
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