ECOGEN B OINTMENT

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10 GM in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of ECOGEN B OINTMENT

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Uses of Beclometasone

Beclometasone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, asthma, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Beclometasone

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Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Skin scar, Altered bone growth, Behavioural changes, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Beclometasone

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 ECOGEN B OINTMENT works

Beclometasone belongs to a class of steroid medications called corticosteroids. Beclometasone works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the cells responsible for immune and allergic responses resulting in inflammation..
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Uses of Econazole

Econazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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Side effects of Econazole

Common

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Skin rash, Increased liver enzymes.

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How to use Econazole

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 ECOGEN B OINTMENT works

Econazole stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
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Uses of Gentamicin

Gentamicin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Gentamicin

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Vomiting, Nausea, Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Lip swelling, Skin rash, Joint pain, Blisters on skin, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Headache, Hoarseness of voice, Loss of appetite, Itching, Urticaria, Fatigue, Fever.

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How to use Gentamicin

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 ECOGEN B OINTMENT works

Gentamicin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on ECOGEN B OINTMENT

Expert advice for Beclometasone

  • Do not stop taking beclometasone tablets even if you feel better follow your doctor’s advice when and how to stop.
  • Beclometasone should not be used continuously for longer than 3 months without consulting a doctor.
  • Do not start or continue the beclometasone spray/tablet and consult your doctor if  you are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to become pregnant.
  • Some people may feel sleepy after taking beclometasone. Avoid driving or performing activities that require alertness till you know how the drug affects you.

Expert advice for Econazole

  • Always wash your hands thoroughly before using this medicine. This is particularly important if you are pregnant.
  • Econazole cream is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes. 
  • Do not scratch the affected area, as it can cause more irritation and spread the infection.
  • Stop using econazole and tell your doctor immediately if you notice severe irritation or reddening of the skin, swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing, skin rash or hives, peeling or blistering of the skin.
  • Use alternative contraceptive methods while on treatment with econazole for genitalia infections as it may damage the condoms, diaphragms and spermicidal contraceptives.
  • Tell your doctor if you have severe liver or kidney problems or are using any other treatment for your genitalia (vagina or penis) or are using medicines to thin the blood (anticoagulants) such as warfarin or acenocoumarol.
  • Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Gentamicin

It is given as a drip (intravenous infusion), as an injection directly into a vein or into a muscle; or as an ear or eye drops. Do not drive immediately after using gentamicin eyedrops because gentamicin in the eye may cause temporary  blurring of vision. Gentamicin should be used with caution in premature babies because of their kidney immaturity, and in elderly people. Gentamicin may cause damage to the kidneys and/or nerves. Consult your doctor for monitoring  Kidney function and drug levels in the blood  during treatment. Consult your doctor, if you experience hearing loss, dizziness, numbness, skin tingling, muscle twitching, or seizures which may be signs of nerve damage. Do not start or continue the gentamicin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have inflammation of the middle ear (otitis media), kidney or liver problem, open wound or damaged skin.
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you experience itching, skin rashes, swelling of face, lips, throat or difficulty in breathing.
Warnings
Special precautions for ECOGEN B OINTMENT
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ecogen b ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ECOGEN B OINTMENT

Frequently asked questions for Beclometasone

Q. How long can I take beclometasone/beconase?
The duration depends on the disease for which treatment is being given. Please follow the advice of your doctor
Q. Can I take Sudafed/pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, antihistaminics/ cetirizine, ibuprofen with beclometasone?
Yes, pseudoephedrine, paracetamol, cetirizine, ibuprofen can be taken along with beclometasone. Please consult your doctor before changing medication
Q. Does beclometasone cause weight gain?
Beclometasone can cause weight gain after long term use. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing weight gain
Q. Is beclometasone safe?
Beclomethasone is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Econazole

Q. Is Econazole OTC/ steroid?
Econazole is available on prescription. It is an antifungal and not a steroid
Q. Does econazole nitrate cream treat ringworm/ athlete's foot/nail fungus/jock itch/ Candida?
Yes, it treats ringworm/ athlete's foot/ nail fungus/ jock itch/ Candida.

Frequently asked questions for Gentamicin

Q. Is gentamicin a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentamicin does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside
Q. Is gentamicin nephrotoxic?
Yes, gentamicin is a nephrotoxic drug. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Is gentamicin safe for babies?
Gentamicin is safe for babies if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Does gentamicin cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes gentamicin can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes
Q. Is gentamicin used for pink eye?
Yes, gentamicin is used in the treatment of pink eye (conjunctivitis). Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does gentamicin dialyze out?
Yes, gentamicin is a dialyzable drug
Q. What organisms does gentamicin cover?
Gentamicin is mainly effective against pseudomonas, escherichia, enterobacter, klebsiella, staphylococcus, salmonella, serratia, and shigella species but rarely effective against streptococci and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (mrsa)
Q. Does it cover anaerobes?
It does not act against anaerobes.
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