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Medicine Overview of Bioderm Ointment

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Uses of Betamethasone Topical

Betamethasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Betamethasone Topical

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Betamethasone Topical

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 Bioderm Ointment works

Betamethasone topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
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Uses of Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin)

Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) is used in the treatment of skin infections, fungal infections and bacterial infections of external ear.
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Side effects of Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin)

Common

Burning sensation, Itching, Rash, Skin swelling, Skin redness.

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How to use Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin)

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 Bioderm Ointment works

Clioquinol belongs to a category of drugs called as hydroxyquinoline antifungal agents. It acts by interacting with DNA synthesis thus killing the fungi that are responsible for causing the infection. It may be combined with a steroid (to reduce inflammation) or an antibacterial agent (to reduce bacterial infection)..
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Uses of Gentamicin Topical

Gentamicin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gentamicin Topical

Common

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness.

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How to use Gentamicin Topical

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 Bioderm Ointment works

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

Tolnaftate Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Tolnaftate Topical

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Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Contact dermatitis, Skin irritation.

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How to use Tolnaftate Topical

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 Bioderm Ointment works

Tolnaftate topical stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Bioderm Ointment

Expert advice for Betamethasone Topical

Tell your doctor if you have diabetes or any type of skin infection.  Do not use the cream on your face repetitively for more than 5 days. Do not use betamethasone topical for more than 2 weeks and inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 2 weeks of use. Do not use a large amount of cream continuously on large areas of the body as it may affect your hormones. Exercise caution when using in children as excessive usage of cream may affect their growth and development.  Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention. Do not cover the treated skin area unless indicated by your doctor. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.   

Expert advice for Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin)

  • Inform your doctor if you are going to undergo thyroid or urine tests as it may interfere with test results.
  • Do not use the clioquinol for more than prescribed duration to avoid toxicity.
  • Clioquinol skin application may affect the results of thyroid function tests for iodine content and ferric chloride test of phenylketonuria.
  • Tell your doctor before using clioquinol if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Gentamicin Topical

  • Inform your doctor if you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
  • Discontinue use and consult your doctor if you develop irritation, sensitization or a superinfection
  • Avoid getting this medication into your eyes, nose and mouth. If this happens wash your face thoroughly with water.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to gentamicin or any of its ingredients. 

Expert advice for Tolnaftate Topical

  • Continue to use tolnaftate topical until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after starting tolnaftate. 
  • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not go away.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
Warnings
Special precautions for Bioderm Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bioderm 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Bioderm Ointment d
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Bioderm Ointment may cause blurring of your vision for a sho
rt time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Bioderm Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bioderm Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Bioderm Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Bioderm Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Bioderm Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Betamethasone Topical

Q. Is betamethasone cream available as over the counter (OTC) product?
Betamethasone cream is not available as OTC product
Q. Does betamethasone topical lighten skin/ bleach skin?
Betamethasone topical may cause skin pigmentation in few patients. It may lighten or darken the skin color. Do not use betamethasone without doctor's advice
Q. Is betamethasone valerate used for acne/ ringworm?
No. Betamethasone valerate can be used in conditions like eczema (a type of itchy skin rash), atopic dermatitis (inflammation of skin) and psoriasis of the scalp, hands and feet
Q. Does betnesol work in retention edema?
No. Betnesol (i.e. betamethasone) cannot be used in retention edema. On the contrary, it causes the fluid and salt retention thereby adding to the edema problem
Q. Is betamethasone stronger than hydrocortisone?
Betamethasone and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
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Frequently asked questions for Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin)

Q. What is clioquinol cream used for?
Clioquinol cream is used for treating skin infections such as eczema (itchy skin), athlete's foot (ringworm infection, a fungal infection of the foot), jock itch (fungal infection of the groin area) and other ringworm infections.

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin Topical

Q. Is gentamicin topical a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentamicin topical does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Q. Does gentamicin topical cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes gentamicin topical can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes.

Frequently asked questions for Tolnaftate Topical

Q. Is tolnaftate topical good for jock itch or toenail fungus or nail fungus or ringworm or tinea versicolor?
Yes, tolnaftate can be used against all these infections.

Substitutes for Bioderm

No substitutes found for this medicine
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