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Medicine Overview of Clopinate F Ointment

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Uses of Clobetasol Topical

Clobetasol Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Clobetasol Topical

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Clobetasol Topical

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 Clopinate F Ointment works

Clobetasol topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
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Uses of Fusidic Acid Topical

Fusidic Acid Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Fusidic Acid Topical

Common

Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Application site irritation, Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness), Blurred vision, Burning sensation, Itching, Dryness, Soreness, Tingling sensation.

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How to use Fusidic Acid Topical

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 Clopinate F Ointment works

Fusidic acid topical is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Clopinate F Ointment

Expert advice for Clobetasol Topical

  • 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.

Expert advice for Fusidic Acid Topical

  • This medicine is only for external use.
  • Always wash your hands before using this cream. Rub the medicine gently on the skin. If you use it on your face be careful to avoid your eyes.
  • Always wash your hands before using eye drops.
  • Do not wear any type of contact lenses while using eye drops.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to fusidic acid or any of its ingredients.
Warnings
Special precautions for Clopinate F Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clopinate F Ointment 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
Clopinate F Ointment 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 Clopinate F Ointment via licking.
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Driving
Clopinate F Ointment may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Clopinate F Ointment is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Clopinate F Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Clopina
te F Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Clopinate F Ointment

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol Topical

Q. Is Clobetasol Topical a steroid?
Clobetasol Topical is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions.
Q. Is Clobetasol Topical used for treating hair loss?
Clobetasol Topical 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.
Q. Does Clobetasol Topical cause 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 Clobetasol Topical.
Q. Is Clobetasol Topical good for acne?
Clobetasol Topical is not be used for the treatment of acne. Talk to your doctor if you need any treatment for acne.
Q. What is Clobetasol Topical?
Clobetasol Topical belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids. It helps to reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems.
Q. What is Clobetasol Topical used for?
Clobetasol Topical 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.
Q. Is Clobetasol Topical good for athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol Topical is not be used for conditions like athlete's foot or ringworm. Please talk to your doctor for the treatment of your condition.
Q. Is Clobetasol Topical an antifungal drug?
Clobetasol Topical is not an antifungal drug. It is a topical corticosteroid.
Q. Does Clobetasol Topical cause thinning of skin?
Thinning of skin is an uncommon side effect of Clobetasol Topical. It may also cause stretch marks. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects while using Clobetasol Topical.
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Frequently asked questions for Fusidic Acid Topical

Q. Is fusidic acid a penicillin/ an antibiotic?
Fusidic acid (also available as fucidin) is a narrow-spectrum antibiotic. It is not penicillin, but it may kill certain bacteria, which are resistant to penicillin antibiotics
Q. What is fusidic cream used for/ is it good for acne/spots/ringworm/athlete's foot?
Fusidic cream is used to clear skin infection quickly, particularly where the infection only covers a small area. It can be used for treating acne and spots caused by bacterial infections. It is not used for treating fungal infections such as athlete's foot or ringworm. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Is fusidic acid available over the counter?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q. Is fusidic acid and sodium fusidate same?
Sodium fusidate is a salt of fusidic acid and it works in the same way as fusidic acid
Q. Is fucidin a steroid/ used for impetigo/ good for cold sores/ good for spots/ good for boils/good for treating herpes?
Fucidin is not a steroid. As per doctor's recommendation it can be used for treating impetigo, boils, spots and cold sores, redness as a result of bacterial infection. It is not used for viral diseases that affect the skin such as herpes simplex, varicella (chickenpox) and vaccinia
Q. How long does fusidic acid take to work?
You should see results after a few days of fusidic acid treatment; however it depends upon the condition for which it is being treated (for e.g. a course of treatment for impetigo typically lasts for around 7-10 days) and also other factors (age, body weight, other medical conditions etc.
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