Dermovate Ointment


Overview

Uses of Dermovate Ointment

Dermovate Ointment is used in the treatment of skin infections.

Dermovate Ointment side effects

Common
  • 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.

Dermovate Ointment related warnings

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?

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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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dermovate

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Sir, PATIENT my brother . Due to the mansun he is suffering from skin infections . Various pimples are produce on his skin . What to do to avoid this conditions .
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Plz post pictures well focussed in gud light keeping only the concerned area in frame. and also give the names of any previous medicines use
Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

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

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Dr. Annie Besant Road, Mumbai - 400 030
MRP
899
25 gm in 1 tube
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