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Clob N Cream

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Introduction

Clob N Cream is used to treat various types of skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching. It also prevents the growth of infection-causing microorganisms to promote faster healing of infections.

Clob N Cream 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. Wash your hands before and after the application of the medicine. 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.

This medicine is usually safe, however, it may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the application site. These side effects are usually mild and 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 use this medicine with proper consultation and caution. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. During the course of the treatment, do not touch or scratch the infected skin areas as this may worsen or spread the infection.

Uses of Clob N Cream

Benefits of Clob N Cream

In Treatment of Bacterial skin infections

Clob N Cream is a combination of medicines used to treat skin infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria. It kills and stops 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 Clob N Cream 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 infection is completely cured, you may have to apply it occasionally to prevent the symptoms from returning.

Side effects of Clob N Cream

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 Clob N

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

How to use Clob N Cream

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 apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Clob N Cream works

Clob N Cream is a combination of two medicines: Clobetasol and Neomycin, which treats bacterial skin infections Clobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clob N Cream 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clob N Cream 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 Clob N Cream?

If you miss a dose of Clob N Cream, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Clob N Cream should be applied to the affected area as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Do not apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Do not 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.
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching, or redness at the application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.
  • Clob N Cream should be applied to the affected area as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Do not apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Do not 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.
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching, or redness at the application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.

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No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
Sir/ madam My skin around temple has been itching after bath or when that area is in wet condition. Initially it was in one side, now other side of neck also showing same symptoms. Color of that area has changed. I have used ceoderm and clob-gm cream, but these cream not showing improvement sign. Plz help regards
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
please send me the pictureLot of side effects
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FAQs

Q. How to use Clob N Cream?

Clob N Cream should be used as advised by the doctor or as per the instructions on the label of the medicine. Apply a thin layer of Clob N Cream two or three times a day or as suggested, to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using Clob N Cream, unless it is used for treating infection of the hands. Avoid any contact with the eyes.

Q. What are the precautions that need to be taken while using Clob N Cream?

Clob N Cream should not be used on the face and contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not apply a bandage or a dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the medicine and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for. Do not use it for any other condition without consulting your doctor. Do not give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Clob N Cream for long periods?

Clob N Cream should be used only for the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Using it in higher doses and for longer periods can cause a change in the skin’s color, or thinning or weakening of the skin. Veins under the skin become visible. There could be an increased hair growth. The medicine may get absorbed into the blood circulation and can cause weight gain, high blood pressure and rounding of the face. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can I stop using Clob N Cream when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop using Clob N Cream and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Clob N Cream?

Use of Clob N Cream is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Its use should be avoided in case of any fungal infections (ringworm or athlete's foot) or any viral infections (herpes or chickenpox). It should also be avoided in treating conditions like acne or rosacea. Consult your doctor before using it for any condition.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Clob N Cream?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Clobetasol propionate. Uxbridge, Middlesex: GlaxoSmithKline UK; 1993 [revised 18 Oct. 2017]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. PubChem. Neomycin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Clobetasol propionate. Melville, New York: Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 1994. [revised Nov. 2012] [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Neomycin. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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