Lozee 0.05% Cream

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15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Lozee Cream

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Uses of Lozee Cream

Lozee 0.05% Cream is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Lozee Cream

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Lozee Cream

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 apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Lozee Cream works

Lozee 0.05% cream belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

In Depth Information on Lozee Cream

Expert advice for Lozee Cream

  • Do not use clobetasone ointment/cream if you have chronic leg ulcers, psoriasis (red, itchy, scaly patches).
  • Do not apply clobetasone cream near the eyes to avoid the risk of glaucoma (raised pressure inside eyes) or cataract (cloudiness of lens in eye) on repeated exposure to eyes.
  • Do not apply the clobetasone topical solution on broken and infected skin, acne (pimples), flushed skin around the nose (rosacea), and itchy skin due to allergy (pruritus).
  • If advised by your doctor to be used during breastfeeding, topical clobetasone should be wiped off thoroughly from the breasts prior to breastfeeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to clobetasone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have untreated skin infections, rosacea (severe flushing of skin on and around the nose), acne (pimples), and itching of skin (pruritus) without inflammation.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lozee 0.05% Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lozee 0.05% Cream 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
SAFE
Lozee 0.05% Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
Lozee 0.05% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Lozee 0
.05% Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lozee 0.05% Cream

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasone Topical

Q. Is clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate a steroid?
Yes, clobetasone/clobetasone butyrate is a topical steroid
Q. What is clobetasone and white soft paraffin (wsp) used for?
Clobetasone along with other ingredients (excipients) such as liquid paraffin (wsp) is used to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis
Q. Is clobetasol and clobetasone the same?
Both clobetasol and clobetasone are topical steroid but their effect may vary upon individual conditions or response.

Substitutes for Lozee

No substitutes found for this medicine
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