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Covate-C Ointment

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Covate-C Ointment is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that are used to treat psoriasis. It provides relief from redness, itching and swelling. It removes the dead skin cells and helps in softening the skin.

Covate-C Ointment should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include itching and rashes at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Covate-C Ointment

Side effects of Covate-C Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Covate-C

  • Itching
  • Rash

How to use Covate-C 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.

How Covate-C Ointment works

Covate-C Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Calcipotriol and Clobetasol which treat psoriasis. Calcipotriol is a form of vitamin D. It works by reducing the overproduction of skin cells that may build up and form scales on the skin. Clobetasol is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Covate-C Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Covate-C Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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I had tinea corposis fungal infection can I use covate g(clobetasol propionate & gentamicin cream) in place of terbicip cream
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Please send pictures of affected area for better diagnosis and treatment.
Treatment to Psoriasis on legs and hands
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Please message pictures of affected area .Cap Maxepa once daily for 3 monthsPasitrex C ointment for application twice daily for 2 weeks then pasitrex ointment twice daily for 2 weeks . CoSalic or protar ointment at night for 1 monthNbuvb phototherapy . Contact SkinAid clinic Gurgaon 9XXXXXX
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References

  1. Katoh N, Kishimoto S. Combination of calcipotriol and clobetasol propionate as a premixed ointment for the treatment of psoriasis. Eur J Dermatol. 2003;13(4):382-4. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Calcipotriol. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2007 [revised 04 Dec. 2017]. [Accessed 28 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Clobetasol. Uxbridge, Middlesex: GlaxoSmithKline UK; 1993 [revised 18 Oct. 2017]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Calcipotriol. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Clobetasol. Melville, New York: Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 1994. [revised Nov. 2012] [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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