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No interaction found
No interaction found
Clowin gm 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Clowin gm ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR CLOWIN GM

Clobetasol Topical(0.05% w/w)

Uses

Clobetasol Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, skin disorders and oral lichen planus.

How it works

Clobetasol belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the action of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.

Common side effects

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Application site irritation, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Itching, Behavioural changes, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection
Miconazole Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Miconazole Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections

How it works

Miconazole topical stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Neomycin Topical(0.5% w/w)

Uses

Neomycin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How it works

Neomycin topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness, Eye infection, Skin rash, Fever

SUBSTITUTES FOR CLOWIN GM

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Expert advice FOR CLOWIN GM

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR CLOWIN GM

Clobetasol Topical

Q. Is clobetasol propionate a steroid?
Clobetasol propionate 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 propionate 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 propionate 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.
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Q. Is clobetasol propionate 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 propionate topical solution?
Clobetasol propionate topical solution 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 propionate topical solution used for?
Clobetasol propionate topical solution 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 propionate 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 propionate an antifungal drug?
Clobetasol propionate is not an antifungal drug. It is a topical corticosteroid.
Q. Does clobetasol propionate cause thinning of skin?
Thinning of skin is an uncommon side effect of clobetasol propionate. It may also cause stretch marks. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects while using clobetasol.

Miconazole Topical

Q. Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract
Q. Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning can be seen with use of miconazole
Q. Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to cause drying of skin
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Q. Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole topical is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections, as advised by the doctor. However, oral gel should not be used in infants < 4 months of age
Q. Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to the class of antifungal agents
Q. Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections
Q. Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections.

Neomycin Topical

Q. Does neomycin expire?
Yes. The expiry date is provided on the ointment tube
Q. Does neomycin topical cover pseudomonas?
No, neomycin topical is not effective against pseudomonas
Q. Does neomycin contain penicillin?
No, neomycin does not contain penicillin. It belongs to a group of drugs called aminoglycosides
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Q. Does neomycin cause tinnitus?
Neomycin is known to cause damage to the ear. One of the symptoms of damage to ear is tinnitus.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)