Clopan Cream

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50 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Clopan Cream

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Uses of Clopan Cream

Clopan Cream is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Clopan Cream

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Clopan 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 Clopan Cream works

Clopan cream is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

In Depth Information on Clopan Cream

Expert advice for Clopan Cream

  • Do not use in conditions such as acne, fungal skin infections, e.g. 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 (raised, red patches covered with a silvery white buildup of dead skin cells or scale).
  • Caution is to be observed while applying the cream on large areas of the body for a long time like few weeks or months.
  • If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to clobetasol propionate or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to children below 1 year of age.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Clopan Cream
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clopan 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.
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Lactation
Clopan Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Clopan Cream via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Clopan Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Clopan
Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Clopan
Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Clopan NA Cream

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol Topical

Clopan is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions.
Clopan is used for the treatment of various scalp and skin conditions; however, it is not used for the treatment of hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you need treatment for hair loss.
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair, causing hair loss especially when you use an airtight dressing. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use and talk to your doctor in case you have hair loss while using Clopan.
Clopan is not be used for the treatment of acne. Talk to your doctor if you need any treatment for acne.
Clopan belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids. It helps to reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems.
Clopan is used to help reduce the redness and itchiness in certain skin problems like relapsing eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, dermatitis and other skin conditions that have not responded to milder steroid creams or ointments.
Clopan is not be used for conditions like athlete's foot or ringworm. Please talk to your doctor for the treatment of your condition.
Clopan is not an antifungal drug. It is a topical corticosteroid.
Thinning of skin is an uncommon side effect of Clopan. It may also cause stretch marks. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects while using Clopan.
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Substitutes for Clopan

No substitutes found for this medicine
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