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Composition for DERMOQUINOL

Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) Topical(8%)

food interaction for DERMOQUINOL

alcohol interaction for DERMOQUINOL

pregnancy interaction for DERMOQUINOL

lactation interaction for DERMOQUINOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dermoquinol 8% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Dermoquinol 8% ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for DERMOQUINOL

Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) Topical(8%)

Uses

Dermoquinol 8% ointment is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections.

How it works

Iodochlorohydroxyquinoline belongs to the class of medications called as hydroxyquinoline antibiotics. It works by inhibiting the growth of fungi, thereby preventing the infections.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Itching, Rash, Allergic reaction, Skin swelling

SUBSTITUTES for DERMOQUINOL

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Expert advice for DERMOQUINOL

  • Avoid direct contact of cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Take necessary precautions while applying iodochlorohydroxyquinoline topical as it may stain your clothes, hair, skin and nails.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to iodochlorohydroxyquinoline or any of its ingredients.
  • It should not given to children < 2 years.

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)