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CLOBETAGEN M CREAM

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Composition for CLOBETAGEN M

Clobetasone(0.5%),Miconazole(2%)

food interaction for CLOBETAGEN M

alcohol interaction for CLOBETAGEN M

pregnancy interaction for CLOBETAGEN M

lactation interaction for CLOBETAGEN M

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Clobetagen m 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
Clobetagen m cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CLOBETAGEN M

Clobetasone(0.5%)

Uses

Clobetasone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and skin disorders.

How it works

Clobetasone belongs to group of medicines called corticosteroids. It inhibits release of chemicals in the body which causes inflammation thereby reducing redness, itchiness, swelling, and irritation of the skin.

Common side effects

Application site redness of skin, Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Itching
Miconazole(2%)

Uses

Miconazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Miconazole acts mainly by preventing the growth of fungi. It interacts with chemicals (cytochrome P-450) inside the fungus and prevents the synthesis of an essential component of fungal cell membrane (ergosterol); this results in increased cellular permeability causing leakage of cellular contents from fungal cell, ultimately preventing fungal growth. Miconazole possesses antifungal activity against dermatophytes and yeasts as well as antibacterial activity against certain gram-positive bacilli and cocci.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Burning sensation, Itching, Vaginal discharge, Vaginal irritation, Vaginal swelling, Fever

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Expert advice for CLOBETAGEN M

  • Do not use clobetasone if have a history of allergic reactions or have chronic leg ulcer, psoriasis (red, itchy, scaly patches).
  • Do not apply clobetasone cream near the eyes to avoid the risk of glaucoma or cataract on repeated exposure of clobetasone to eyes.
  • Do not apply the clobetasone topical solution on broken and infected skin, acne, flushed skin around the nose (rosacea), and itchy skin due to allergy (pruritus).
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for CLOBETAGEN M

Clobetasone

Q.Is clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate a steroid?
Yes, clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate is a topical steroid

Q.What is clobetasone and white soft paraffin (wsp) used for?
Clobetasone along with other ingredients (excipients) such as liquid paraffin and wsp is used to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis

Q.Is clobetasol and clobetasone the same?
Both clobetasol and clobetasone are topical steroid but their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response.

Miconazole

Q.Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract

Q.Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning are common side effects of miconazole

Q.Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to have the side effect to cause drying of skin

Q.Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections as advised by your doctor

Q.Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to class of antifungal agents

Q.Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections

Q.Can I take miconazole with fluconazole?
Taking two antifungal agents may have additive effect and have pronounced side effects. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections

Q.Does miconazole expire?
Yes, antifungals like miconazole have an expiry date. Read instruction on the pack for the date of expiry

Q.Is miconazole an OTC (over the counter)?
No, miconazole cannot be bought over the counter. It needs prescription of a qualified doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)