LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

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Composition for LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

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30 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for LACSOFT C

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Medicine Overview of LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

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Uses of Clobetasol

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

Common

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

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How to use Clobetasol

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL works

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

Ammonium Lactate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Ammonium Lactate

Common

Irritation, Skin discolouration, Skin peeling.

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How to use Ammonium Lactate

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL works

Ammonium lactate provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

Expert advice for Clobetasol

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.

Expert advice for Ammonium Lactate

• Do not apply ammonium lactate on open wounds, injured or irritated skin and rinse well with water if it accidently gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, rectum or vagina.  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat or severe redness or stinging at ammonium lactate applied site. • Avoid direct sun exposure or use protective clothing as ammonium lactate increases sensitivity to sunlight.  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding. • Should not be given to patients allergic to ammonium lactate or any of its ingredients or glycerine, mineral oil, propylene glycol or parabens.
Warnings
Special precautions for LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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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
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for LACSOFT C 0.05%/12% GEL

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol

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. 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.
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 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
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Frequently asked questions for 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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