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Dermovate Ointment

Primary uses of Dermovate Ointment

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₹35.96/Ointment
25 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Dermovate Ointment

Uses of Dermovate Ointment

Dermovate Ointment is used in the treatment of skin infections.

Dermovate Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effects of Dermovate are Skin thinning, Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness).

How to use Dermovate 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 Dermovate Ointment works

Dermovate Ointment is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

In Depth Information on Dermovate Ointment

Expert advice for Dermovate Ointment

  • Dermovate Ointment 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.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't 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 Dermovate Ointment and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment. 
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Dermovate Ointment. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Dermovate Ointment suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
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Dermovate Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Dermovate Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dermovate 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
Dermovate Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Dermovate Ointment?uses

If you miss a dose of Dermovate Ointment, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Dermovate Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Clobetasol

Q. Is Dermovate propionate used for hair loss/ does Dermovate help hair growth?
Dermovate is used for discomfort in various scalp and skin conditions; however not used for treatment of hair loss or hair growth. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Dermovate propionate good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Dermovate should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Is clobetasol propionate a steroid/ an antifungal/ OTC?
Clobetasol (also available as Cosvate cream, Cosvate G) is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions. It is not an antifungal. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor
Q. Does Dermovate propionate cause hair loss / thinning of skin?
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair or skin. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use

Substitutes for Dermovate Ointment

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