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.
Clocip-B Cream is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole which treat skin infections. 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 on the skin by preventing them from forming their own protective covering.
Clocip-B 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.
Clocip-B Cream is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Clocip-b is a combination of two medicines: Beclometasone and Clotrimazole. This medication is used to treat skin infection. Clotrimazole works by killing the harmful micro-organism that cause skin infection. Beclometasone works by reducing the swelling, redness, and itching that occurs in the skin infection.
Q. Is it safe to use Clocip-b?
Yes, Clocip-b is safe when used according to your doctors advice and for limited duration of time (1-2 weeks). However, in some patients it may cause some unwanted side effects like transient burning, itching and irritation irritation at the application site. It may also cause other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Clocip-b when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Clocip-b 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 Clocip-b?
"Clocip-b should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer periods of time than you have been advised. <br>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.
Q. How to use Clocip-b?
Follow the directions given by the healthcare provider on the medication. Apply the medication to the affected skin areas thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected areas. Clocip-b is usaually applied two or three times a day to affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Clocip-b, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.
Q. Can I overuse Clocip-b?
No, do not overuse Clocip-b for long periods or on large areas of skin. It 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. Does Clocip-b expire?
Yes, Clocip-b does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Clocip-b after the expiry date.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Jun 2018.