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LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

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Composition for LACSOFT C

Clobetasol(0.05%),Ammonium Lactate(12%)

food interaction for LACSOFT C

alcohol interaction for LACSOFT C

pregnancy interaction for LACSOFT C

lactation interaction for LACSOFT C

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Lacsoft c 0.05%/12% gel 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LACSOFT C

Clobetasol(0.05%)

Uses

Clobetasol is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders and skin disorders.

How it works

Clobetasol is a highly potent topical corticosteroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.

Common side effects

Itchy bump, Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Itching
Ammonium Lactate(12%)

Uses

Ammonium Lactate is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Ammonium lactate belongs to the class of medications called as skin moisturiser. It works by hydrating outermost layer of the skin thereby moisturising skin for prolong period of time. 

Common side effects

Irritation, Skin discolouration, Skin peeling

Common Dosage for LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

Patients taking LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

  • 78%
    Once A Day
  • 22%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for LACSOFT C

No substitutes found

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  • Dr. Anuj Pall
    MBBS, MD, PhD, Certification
    5
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    MBBS, MD, Diploma
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    MBBS, DNB
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    MBBS, MD, Certification
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Expert advice for LACSOFT C

Always clean the skin before a fresh dressing is put on since the germs can cause infections under warm and moist conditions under dressings.
Make sure you wash your hands after use or wear disposable plastic gloves while applying the cream on someone. Cream should be used on skin externally only.
Treatment beyond 2- 4 consecutive weeks is not recommended, and the total dosage should not exceed 50 g per week.
If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor. Do not use in conditions such as
  • Acne
  • Fungal skin infections, eg. athlete's foot, ringworm, candida skin infections.
  • Severe flushing of skin on and around your nose (rosacea).
  • Spotty red rash around your mouth (perioral dermatitis).
  • Infected skin (unless the infection is being treated with an anti-infective medicine at the same time).
  • Itchy skin around the genitals or back passage.
  • Itchy skin which is not inflamed.
  • Nappy rash
  • Widespread plaque psoriasis.

Frequently asked questions for LACSOFT C

Clobetasol

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.Is clobetasol propionate used for hair loss/ does clobetasol help hair growth?
Clobetasol 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.Does clobetasol 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

Q.Is clobetasol propionate good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.

Ammonium Lactate

Q.Is ammonium lactate lotion good for acne?
Yes ammonium lactate lotion is good for acne

Q.Is ammonium lactate over the counter?
Yes, ammonium lactate containing lotion is available over the counter

Q.Is ammonium lactate safe?
Yes, ammonium lactate lotion/cream is safe at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)