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Clop-G Cream


Overview

Introduction

Clop-G Cream is a combination of two medicines that effectively treats bacterial skin infections. It minimizes symptoms of inflammation redness, swelling and itching. It also kills infection-causing bacteria.

Clop-G Cream is strictly advised for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Apply it only on the affected areas of the skin. Avoid unnecessary sun exposure and cover the treated areas with clothing or use a sunscreen before stepping out in the sun. Drink plenty of water and use moisturizer as it may lead to dryness of mouth, lips, and eyes. It is advised, not to have any cosmetic procedures during the treatment.

Use of Clop-G Cream may lead to a few common side effects like itching, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. If these side effects do not improve with time or worsen, inform your doctor.

Uses of Clop-G Cream

Clop-G Cream side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Skin thinning

How to use Clop-G 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 Clop-G Cream works

Clop-G Cream is a combination of three medicines: Clobetasol and Gentamicin, 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. Gentamicin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Clop-G Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Clop-G Cream is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clop-G 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

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Clop-G

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I went through surgery on 24 aug 2015 regarding PERINAL ABSCESS. It took approx 7 months after surgery to recover but still bond between skin was not formed. Due to the skin getting seperated even after joining the suggested me to the clean the skin cells so that fine bond can be obtained between the skin. During surgery for the 2nd time found FISTULA that surgery that took place on 9 june 2016. Dressing is going on continously . The said that fistula is known for its recurrences. So can any preventive measures can be taken in order to avoid its recurrence. Thanking you in advance.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
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long time around a month itching under thigh. small small rashes. used quadiderm, clop G and other ointment but all of them found ineffective. it works for some days only.
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
I need to check your lesions before prescribing any medications, post a high quality image of the lesion with a good resolution.
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Clop-G?

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.

Q. Can I stop using Clop-G when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop using Clop-G 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 precautions needed to be taken while using Clop-G?

Clop-G should not be used on the face and contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not apply a bandage or 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. How to use Clop-G?

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

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