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Medicine Overview of Clofin GT Ointment

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Uses of Clobetasol

Clobetasol is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders and skin disorders.
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Side effects of Clobetasol

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Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection.

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How to use Clobetasol

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 Clofin GT Ointment works

Clobetasol is a highly potent topical corticosteroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation..
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Uses of Terbinafine

Terbinafine is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Terbinafine

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Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Terbinafine

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 Clofin GT Ointment works

Terbinafine stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
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Uses of Gentamicin

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

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Vomiting, Nausea, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Lip swelling, Skin rash, Joint pain, Blisters on skin, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Loss of appetite, Itching, Urticaria, Fatigue, Fever.

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How to use Gentamicin

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 Clofin GT Ointment works

Gentamicin 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 Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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How to use Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate

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 Clofin GT Ointment works

Zinc sulphate monohydrate provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Clofin GT Ointment

Expert advice for Clobetasol

Always clean the skin before a fresh dressing is put on since the germs can cause infections under warm and moist conditions under dressings.
Make sure you wash your hands after use or wear disposable plastic gloves while applying the cream on someone. Cream should be used on skin externally only.
Treatment beyond 2- 4 consecutive weeks is not recommended, and the total dosage should not exceed 50 g per week.
If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor. Do not use in conditions such as
  • Acne
  • Fungal skin infections, eg. athlete's foot, ringworm, candida skin infections.
  • Severe flushing of skin on and around your nose (rosacea).
  • Spotty red rash around your mouth (perioral dermatitis).
  • Infected skin (unless the infection is being treated with an anti-infective medicine at the same time).
  • Itchy skin around the genitals or back passage.
  • Itchy skin which is not inflamed.
  • Nappy rash
  • Widespread plaque psoriasis.

Expert advice for Terbinafine

Liver function tests are advisable during treatment with terbinafine especially for people with liver diseases.Consult your doctor before taking terbinafine if you have or had,
  • Psoriasis (skin disease characterized by thick, scaly, itchy, dry, red and sometimes painful patches on the skin).
  • Lupus erythematosus (a disease in which your body’s immune system attacks your tissues and organs causing inflammation that affects your joints, skin and other major organs).
  • Liver disease, Kidney problems or any disease which may affect your kidneys, Depression, Alcohol abuse or dependence, Blood related problems including low hemoglobin or red blood cells (anemia).
Consult your doctor if: 
  • You notice any symptoms of abnormal liver function such as - Persistent urge to vomit (nausea), loss of appetite, unusual tiredness, vomiting, stomach pain, yellowing of skin and eyes (jaundice), dark color urine or pale stools.
  • You feel depressed or experience any signs of depression. 
  • You experience any signs of serious skin reactions such as blisters, peeling of skin, swelling of face lips, tongue, and difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
  • Experience taste disturbances including loss of taste.
  • Experience smell disturbances including loss of smell.
  • You are diagnosed with abnormal structure, function or quality of blood cells (blood dyscrasias).
  • Terbinafine creams/ointments are meant for external use only.
  • Do not use terbinafine creams/ointments on the face. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse thoroughly with running water. Cleanse and dry the affected areas thoroughly and wash your hands before applying terbinafine cream.For better treatment results, keep the affected areas clean by regular washing and careful drying with your own clean towels and clothes. Do not rub or scratch the skin.

Expert advice for Gentamicin

It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion), as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle; or as an ear or eye drops. Do not drive immediately after using gentamicin eyedrops because gentamicin in the eye may cause temporary  blurring of vision. Gentamicin should be used with caution in premature babies because of their kidney immaturity, and in elderly people. Gentamicin may cause damage to the kidneys and/or nerves. Consult your doctor for monitoring  Kidney function and drug levels in the blood  during treatment. Consult your doctor, if you experience hearing loss, dizziness, numbness, skin tingling, muscle twitching, or seizures which may be signs of nerve damage. Do not start or continue the gentamicin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
Warnings
Special precautions for Clofin GT Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clofin GT Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Clofin GT Ointment is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Clofin GT Ointment may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Clofin GT Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clofin GT Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Clofin GT Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clofin GT Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Clofin GT Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol

Q. Is Clobetasol propionate used for hair loss/ does Clobetasol help hair growth?
Clobetasol is used for discomfort in various scalp and skin conditions; however not used for treatment of hair loss or hair growth. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Clobetasol propionate good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Is clobetasol propionate a steroid/ an antifungal/ OTC?
Clobetasol (also available as Cosvate cream, Cosvate G) is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions. It is not an antifungal. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor
Q. Does Clobetasol propionate cause hair loss / thinning of skin?
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair or skin. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use
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Frequently asked questions for Terbinafine

Q. Does Terbinafine treat ringworm?
Terbinafine is used for the treatment of ringworm (dermatophytosis) infection. It is also used for the treatment of fungal infections of the groin area, toe and finger nails (yellow, opaque and thickened nails) and the feet (athlete’s foot).
Q. Is Terbinafine effective?
Terbinafine is effective as an antifungal drug if used in the doses for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Terbinafine interfere with birth control?
Terbinafine can cause breakthrough bleeding and irregular periods when Terbinafine are taken with oral contraceptives (birth control medications). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Terbinafine treat tinea versicolor?
Terbinafine is used to treat fungal infections affecting fingernails, toenails, and skin. It is not the preferred antifungal for tinea versicolor (yeast infection characterized by discolored skin usually on the back, underarms, upper arms, chest, and neck)
Q. Is Terbinafine a steroid?
Terbinafine is not a steroid. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Is Terbinafine fungicidal (kills fungi)?
Terbinafine is fungicidal (kills fungi) against dermatophytes, molds and certain dimorphic fungi. The activity versus yeasts is fungicidal or fungistatic (stops the growth of fungi) depending on the species.
Q. Is Terbinafine safe?
Terbinafine is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Terbinafine an antibiotic?
Terbinafine is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs used for the treatment of many fungal infections.
Q. Is Terbinafine available over the counter?
Terbinafine is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs which are available only when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Terbinafine dangerous?
Terbinafine is not dangerous, it is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with ibuprofen?
Terbinafine can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with amoxicillin?
Terbinafine can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with metronidazole?
Terbinafine can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with prednisone?
Terbinafine can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with azithromycin?
Terbinafine can be taken with azithromycin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with phentermine?
Terbinafine can be taken with phentermine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with probiotics?
Terbinafine can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Terbinafine with metformin?
Terbinafine can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Terbinafine expire?
Yes, Terbinafine does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check that before using any medicine.
Q. Does Terbinafine treat candida (yeast)?
Terbinafine exhibits poor efficacy against many candida (yeast) species. It is not recommended to use Terbinafine for the treatment of candida infections. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from candida infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause constipation?
Terbinafine has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking Terbinafine.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause liver damage?
Terbinafine can cause liver damage. Terbinafine can cause liver failure and an increase in the liver enzymes. It is important to monitor liver function tests while taking Terbinafine every 4-6 weeks of treatment. If there is any increased in the liver enzymes, immediately stop Terbinafine and consult your doctor.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause depression?
Terbinafine can cause depression, however, it is not very common. Please consult your doctor if you have depression while taking Terbinafine.
Q. Does Terbinafine contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Terbinafine does not contain acetaminophen. Terbinafine belongs to a group of medicines called antifungal drugs.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep)?
Terbinafine has not been reported to cause insomnia (difficulty to sleep). Please consult your doctor if you have insomnia while taking Terbinafine.
Q. Is Terbinafine a sulfa drug?
Terbinafine is an antifungal drug, not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Terbinafine is different from sulfa drugs.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause hair loss?
Terbinafine has been reported to cause hair loss in some patients. However, it is not a very common side effect. Please consult your doctor in case you have excessive hair loss while taking Terbinafine.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Terbinafine. However, weight loss can occur in some patients. Consult your doctor if you have weight changes while taking Terbinafine.
Q. Does Terbinafine increase blood pressure?
Terbinfine does not cause increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor in case you have blood pressure changes while taking Terbinafine.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause autism?
No, Terbinafine has not been reported to cause autism. Please consult your doctor for any further information on the same.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause an increase in blood sugar levels?
Terbinafine has not shown to cause any increase in blood sugar levels. Consult your doctor if you experience any changes in blood sugar levels while taking Terbinafine.
Q. Does Terbinafine cause respiratory depression?
Terbinafine has not shown to cause any symptoms of respiratory depression. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms while taking Terbinafine.
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Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin

Q. Is Gentamicin a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentamicin does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Q. Is Gentamicin nephrotoxic?
Yes, Gentamicin is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is Gentamicin safe for babies?
Gentamicin is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does Gentamicin cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes Gentamicin can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Q. Is Gentamicin used for pink eye?
Yes, Gentamicin is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Gentamicin dialyze out?
Yes, Gentamicin is a dialyzable drug
Q. What organisms does Gentamicin cover?
Gentamicin is mainly effective against pseudomonas, escherichia, enterobacter, klebsiella, staphylococcus, salmonella, serratia, and shigella species but rarely effective against streptococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa)
Q. Does it cover anaerobes?
It does not act against anaerobes.
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