Uses of Cortent N Cream

Cortent N Cream is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.

Cortent N Cream side effects

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

How to use Cortent N 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 Cortent N Cream works

Cortent N Cream is a combination of three medicines: Clobetasol and Neomycin which treat bacterial skin infections Clobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Cortent N Cream related warnings

No interaction found/established
Cortent N 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.
Cortent N Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

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User Feedback


Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Cortent N and for long periods?
Cortent N should be used only for the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Using it in higher doses and for longer periods can cause a change in color, thinning or weakening of the skin. Veins under the skin become visible. There could be an increased hair growth. The medicine may get absorbed into the blood circulation 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 contraindications to use Cortent N?
Use of Cortent N is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Its use should be avoided in case of any fungal infections like ringworm or athlete's foot or viral infections like herpes or chicken pox. It should also be avoided in treating conditions like acne or rosacea. Consult your doctor before using it for any condition.
Q. How to use Cortent N?
Cortent N should be used as advised by the doctor or as per the instructions on the label of the medicine. Apply a thin layer of Cortent N two or three times a day as suggested to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using Cortent N, unless it is used for treating infection of the hands. Avoid contact with the eyes.
Q. What are the precautions needed to be taken while using Cortent N?
Cortent N should not be used on the face and avoid contact with eyes. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the medicine and increase the risk of side-effects. This medicine should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for. Do not use it for any other condition without consulting your doctor. Do not give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.
Q. Can I stop using Cortent N when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop using Cortent N and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cortent N?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.
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