food interaction for COMBILITE

alcohol interaction for COMBILITE

pregnancy interaction for COMBILITE

lactation interaction for COMBILITE

medicine interaction for COMBILITE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Combilite 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Combilite cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR COMBILITE

Fluocinolone Topical(0.01% w/w)

Uses

Fluocinolone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Fluocinolone topical belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

Common side effects

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.
Hydroquinone Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Hydroquinone Topical is used in the treatment of hyperpigmentation and melasma.

How it works

Hydroquinone topical belongs to the class of medications called as melanin synthesis inhibitors. It bleaches the skin by reducing the accumulation of skin pigment called melanin that causes darkening of the skin.

Common side effects

Skin irritation.
Tretinoin Topical(0.025% w/w)

Uses

Tretinoin Topical is used in the treatment of acne.

How it works

Tretinoin topical works by slowing the production of certain natural substances that can cause acne.

Common side effects

SUBSTITUTES FOR COMBILITE

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4 Substitutes
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    (15 GM cream in tube)
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    Rs. 31.67/GM of cream
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    Rs. 475
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  • MELAPIK PLUS CREAM
    (20 GM cream in tube)
    KLM Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 8.25/GM of cream
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    Rs. 165
    save 4% more per GM of cream
  • MAGNALYTE CREAM
    (15 GM cream in tube)
    Anhox Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 10.67/GM of cream
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    Rs. 160
    pay 24% more per GM of cream
  • EUKROMA FC CREAM
    (20 GM cream in tube)
    Yash Pharma Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 8/GM of cream
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    Rs. 160
    save 7% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice FOR COMBILITE

  • Ensure that you wash and dry your hands before using fluocinolone solution and clean and dry the affected area before application. 
  • Do not apply the fluocinolone solution on cut, cracked or broken skin or on burnt areas of the skin.
  • Do not apply topical hair oil preparation on face, underarm, or groin unless directed by the physician.
  • Do not apply the product under bandaged or covered areas of the skin.
  • Inform your doctor and discontinue use if you experience itching, skin rashes or other allergic reactions.
  • Avoid getting the fluocinolone oil or solution into your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to fluocinolone or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions FOR COMBILITE

Fluocinolone Topical

Q. Is fluocinolone a steroid?
Yes, fluocinolone is a steroid drug
Q. Is available or sold over the counter?
No, fluocinolone is a prescription drug. It is not available or sold over the counter
Q. Is fluocinolone the same as fluocinonide?
Fluocinolone and fluocinonide are two different drugs belonging to the same class. They are used for the same indications
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Q. Can fluocinolone topical cause hair growth?
Fluocinolone may cause hair growth at the site of application. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Hydroquinone Topical

Q. Is hydroquinone safe/good for skin and face?
Yes. Hydroquinone is safe if used as directed, for the prescribed duration by your doctor. Please limit sun exposures and apply sunscreens or cover the treated area with protective clothing. Even minimal exposure to sun can reverse the bleaching effect of hydroquinone
Q. Is hydroquinone topical a steroid?
No. Hydroquinone does not have a structure or effect similar to steroids
Q. Is hydroquinone banned in India?
No. Hydroquinone is available and is not a banned drug in India
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Q. Is hydroquinone carcinogenic/does hydroquinone cause cancer?
Hydroquinone should not be used in excess quantity for long duration, as it is associated with possible carcinogenicity
Q. Is hydroquinone toxic?
No. Hydroquinone is not toxic if used as directed, for the prescribed duration by your doctor. It is available as creams and meant for external use on the skin only
Q. Does hydroquinone lighten/bleach your skin?
Hydroquinone is used to bleach or lighten dark patches of skin
Q. Does hydroquinone lighten skin permanently?
The effect of hydroquinone is reversible (reversible depigmentation) with time and exposure to sun and therefore not permanent
Q. Does hydroquinone make skin darker?
Hydroquinone may cause blue-black darkening of skin. This is not the normal effect of hydroquinone. Discontinue use and contact your doctor immediately if you notice darkening of skin upon use of hydroquinone
Q. Does hydroquinone help acne?
No. It has no known effect in the treatment of acne.

Tretinoin Topical

Q. Is tretinoin topical a steroid/ retin a/ retin a/ a retinoid/retinol?
Tretinoin topical is not a steroid. It is a form of vitamin A (Retin-A) and belongs to a group of medications called as ‘retinoids'. Tretinoin and retinol are similar but tretinoin tends to be a bit more aggressive than retinol which is a bit more suitable for those with sensitive skin
Q. Is tretinoin cream safe?
Tretinoin is safe if taken at recommended doses and duration. The gel form should be used with extreme caution in children younger than 12 years
Q. Does tretinoin cream work/ is tretinoin cream good for acne/acne scars/lighten skin/thin the skin/work on wrinkles/fade dark spots/clog pores/cause breakouts?
Tretinoin cream works effectively in most of the patients. It is useful for treating most of the skin related issue like acne, acne scars, skin lightening, removing wrinkles, fade dark spots, clog pores, etc. It does not cause breakouts but helps the skin in healing it
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Q. Is tretinoin available over the counter?
It is available only as per doctor's prescription.

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