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food interaction for CALDOB

alcohol interaction for CALDOB

pregnancy interaction for CALDOB

lactation interaction for CALDOB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Caldob 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Caldob cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CALDOB

Lidocaine Topical(3% w/w)

Uses

Lidocaine Topical is used for piles, local anaesthesia (numb tissues in a specific area) and mouth sores (ulcers).

How it works

Lidocaine Topical works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain which decreases the sensation of pain. Lidocaine belongs to a class of medications called as local anesthetics. It works by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body.

Common side effects

Abnormal sensation, Application site swelling, Skin redness
Calcium Dobesilate Topical(0.5% w/w)

Uses

Calcium Dobesilate Topical is used in the treatment of piles, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma (high eye pressure), varicose veins (dilated veins of leg), leg ulcers and chronic leg swelling.

How it works

Calcium dobesilate belongs to a class of medications called as vasoprotectives. It acts on the walls of small blood vessel and decreases their leakage and fragility. It also decreases the viscosity/thickness of blood, thereby improving the blood flow.

Common side effects

Application site redness of skin, Application site irritation, Rash, Itching
Hydrocortisone Topical(0.25% w/w)

Uses

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

How it works

Hydrocortisone belongs to the 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 associated with various skin disorders.

Common side effects

Acne, Allergy, Burning sensation, Changes in skin color, Condition worsened, Itching, Dry skin, Skin thinning, Stretch marks
Allantoin(0.5% w/w)

Uses

Allantoin is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash), keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis (skin rash or irritation).

How it works

Allantoin is a skin protectant that works like a moisturizer to soften skin. It forms an oily layer on the skin and keeps the water inside and thus prevents skin from drying out.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Whitish residue on skin, Cold skin, Swelling of tongue, Tingling sensation

SUBSTITUTES for CALDOB

No substitutes found

Expert advice for CALDOB

  • Avoid using higher quantity of lidocaine than recommended as this can cause serious side effects.
  • Do not apply lidocaine on open wounds or damaged areas (especially in mouth).
  • Consult your doctor before using lidocaine in children < 12 years age. 
  • Tell your doctor if you experience irritation or if any infection appears at the site of application.
  • Lidocaine is only meant to be applied on the affected area and should not be consumed orally or instilled into eyes.
  • In case of accidental direct contact with your eyes, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek medical attention if any irritation persists.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to lidocaine hydrochloride, tetracaine, any other local anesthetics or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use if you have porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that severely affects skin and other organs).

Frequently asked questions for CALDOB

Lidocaine Topical

Q.Are lidocaine, lignocaine, and xylocaine the same things?
Yes. These are all the other names local anesthetic, lidocaine. Lidocaine acts by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body

Q.Is lidocaine an opiate/ narcotic/ steroid drug/ omega 3/ nitrates/ cholesterol/ contain codeine/ sulpha?
No. Lidocaine (Lox) is an amide type local anesthetic used to relieve pain. It is not an opiate narcotic, steroid, omega 3, nitrates and cholesterol. It does not contain codeine or sulpha

Q.Is lidocaine and Lox2 safe?
Lidocaine (also available as Lox2) is safe if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q.Is lidocaine available over the counter?
No. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor.

Hydrocortisone Topical

Q.Is hydrocortisone topical safe?
Hydrocortisone topical is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is hydrocortisone topical good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone topical is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed or has an open wound

Q.Does hydrocortisone topical help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone topical relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush.

Allantoin

Q.Is allantoin safe and natural?
Allantoin is chemically synthesized for making the ointment. It is safe when used for the condition at the dose for the duration prescribed by the doctor

Q.Is allantoin same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium?
Allantoin is not the same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium

Q.Does allantoin clog pores/ lighten skin/ cause acne/ cause cancer?
Allantoin may clog pores and may lighten skin. It is not known to cause acne or cure cancer. Please inform your doctor if you observe any side effects while using this ointment.

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)