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Overview

Uses of Coot Ointment

Coot Ointment is used in the treatment of skin infections.

Coot Ointment side effects

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

How to use Coot Ointment

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 Coot Ointment works

Coot Ointment is a combination of four medicines: Terbinafine, Clobetasol, Ofloxacin and Ornidazole, which treats skin infections. Terbinafine is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from forming their protective covering. Clobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Ofloxacin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Ornidazole is also an antibiotic which kills other infectious microorganisms in addition to bacteria by damaging the DNA.

Coot Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Coot 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Coot Ointment during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Coot

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Sir, PATIENT my brother . Due to the mansun he is suffering from skin infections . Various pimples are produce on his skin . What to do to avoid this conditions .
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Plz post pictures well focussed in gud light keeping only the concerned area in frame. and also give the names of any previous medicines use
Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Coot when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Coot and complete the full course of treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the skin infection is completely cured.

Q. What precautions should be taken while using Coot?

Coot should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer periods of time than you have been advised. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side-effects.This medicine should only be used by the patient and never be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Coot for long periods?

The dosage and duration of using Coot should be strictly according to the doctor’s advice. It contains clobetasol which when used in higher doses and for longer periods can cause a change in the skin color, at the site of the application. Veins beneath the skin become visible because of thinning and weakening of the skin. There could be an increased hair growth. The medicine may get absorbed into the blood and can cause weight gain, high blood pressure and rounding of the face. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the recommended instructions for the storage and disposal of Coot?

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.

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