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Overview

Introduction

Beclozan GC Ointment is a combination medicine used in the treatment of skin infections. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms that cause the infection. It also blocks the production of certain chemical messengers that make the affected area red, swollen, and itchy.

Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the medicine gently. You should always wash your hands after applying it, unless your hands are the affected area.

It may cause side effects like application site reactions, burning, irritation, itching, and redness.

Uses of Beclozan GC Ointment

Beclozan GC Ointment side effects

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

How to use Beclozan GC 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. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Beclozan GC Ointment works

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

Beclozan GC Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Beclozan GC Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Beclozan GC 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

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Expert Advice

  • Beclozan GC 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 Beclozan GC 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Beclozan GC

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Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
Hi, I have skin infections on my private part. Please suggest medicines. I will share pics when asked. Thanks
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir you should visit a doctor so that he can examine you personally
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FAQs

Q. How to use Beclozan GC?

Follow the directions given by the doctor on the medicine. Apply the medicine to the affected skin areas thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Beclozan GC is usually applied two or three times a day to the affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Beclozan GC, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.

Q. Can I overuse Beclozan GC?

No, do not overuse Beclozan GC for long periods or on large areas of skin, than recommended by the doctor. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?

Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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 Beclozan GC when I feel better?

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

Q. How long does Beclozan GC takes to work?

Usually, Beclozan GC 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 Beclozan GC when my symptoms are relieved?

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

Q. What are the precautions needed to be taken while using Beclozan GC?

Beclozan GC should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer periods of time than you have been advised. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side-effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient, never give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

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References
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