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Dermanex Cream


Overview

Introduction

Dermanex Cream is a type of medicine known as a topical steroid. It is used to treat certain skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and rash. It helps reduce symptoms like swelling, itching and redness.

You should always use Dermanex Cream exactly as your doctor has told you. It is only for use on the skin but do not use the cream or ointment on your face for more than the recommended duration. Do not cover the area, which needs to be treated with a bandage or plaster unless your doctor tells you to. You should use this medicine regularly but do not apply large amounts or use it for longer than prescribed. It should be spread as a thin layer. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment.

Dermanex Cream has a few potential side effects but not everyone will get them. These may include thinning or a change in color of the skin, burning, stinging and itching. Serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare, but let your doctor know if you are bothered by side effects or they do not go away. Not all creams are likely to work for all skin conditions and may make some worse. Make sure you read the instructions that come with your medicine.

Let your doctor know about any medical issues you have such as thinning of skin, any skin infection, broken or ulcerated skin, diabetes and immune system problems. Also, inform the doctor about other medicines you are taking (particularly steroids). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Dermanex Cream

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Side effects of Dermanex Cream

Common
  • Skin atrophy
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Stinging sensation

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
    Massaging the numb area can help improve blood flow and provide relief. Try warming your hands and feet if they are cold. In case they are hot, try cooling them down. Get plenty of rest as lack of proper sleep may worsen the condition. Reducing stress, avoiding alcohol, exercising regularly, and getting enough vitamins and nutrients through your diet can also make you feel better.

How to use Dermanex 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 Dermanex Cream works

Dermanex Cream is a steroid. It works by blocking 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
Dermanex Cream 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
Dermanex Cream 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

What if you forget to take Dermanex Cream?

If you miss a dose of Dermanex Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Dermanex Cream
₹6.37/gm of Cream
Mfsone Cream
KLM Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹5.5/gm of Cream
save 14%
Momate-XL Cream
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹8.13/gm of Cream
27% costlier
Topcort Cream
Cipla Ltd
₹13.96/gm of Cream
119% costlier
HH Sone Cream
Hegde and Hegde Pharmaceutical LLP
₹15.9/gm of Cream
149% costlier
Momate Cream
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹16/gm of Cream
151% costlier

Quick Tips

  • Dermanex Cream is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Dermanex Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dermanex with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Neurology
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Sir, I am having inflammation, itching and red skin with water on the penis foreskin since last 2 days. I have tried washing with Potasium Permanganate water and putting Clotrimazole Powder but not much relief. Pls suggest what shall I do. Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello plz visit to any dermatologist and get STD screening first and use candid B cream with moisturiser. Give rest to penis
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