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No interaction found
No interaction found
Pasitrex c 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Pasitrex c ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR PASITREX C

Calcipotriol(0.005% w/w)

Uses

Calcipotriol is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash)

How it works

Calcipotriol is a synthetic form of vitamin D belonging to the class of medicines called ‘anti-psoriatics’. It lowers the rate with which skin cells grow, thereby controlling the psoriatic condition.

Common side effects

Dry skin, Skin irritation, Itching, Burning sensation, Stinging sensation, Redness of skin, Rash
Clobetasol Topical(0.05% w/w)

Uses

Clobetasol Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, skin disorders and oral lichen planus

How it works

Clobetasol belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the action of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.

Common side effects

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

COMMON DOSAGE FOR PASITREX C OINTMENT

Patients taking PASITREX C OINTMENT

  • 89%
    Once A Day
  • 7%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day

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Expert advice FOR PASITREX C

  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. In case you have been advised to use this drug while breast feeding, do not apply it on breast area.
  • Before using calcipotriol, inform your doctor if you are taking ultraviolet (UV) light treatment.
  • Excessive exposure to sunlight should be avoided while on this treatment.
  • If you have been diagnosed with psoriasis types like ‘generalised pustular psoriasis’ or ‘erythrodermic exfoliative psoriasis’, consult your doctor before using calcipotriol.
  • Application of calcipotriol on face is not recommended.

Frequently asked questions FOR PASITREX C

Calcipotriol

Q.

Is calcipotriol a steroid?
No. calcipotriol is not a steroid

Q.

Is calcipotriol' over the counter' drug?
No. Calciportiol is not an ‘over the counter' drug. It is available only by prescription

Q.

What is calcipotriol used/indicated for?
Calcipotriol is used in treatment of psoriasis (development of red/silver colored scaly patches on skin)

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How effective is calcipotriol?
Calcipotriol is considered to be effective when used at the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor

Q.

How long does calcipotriol take to work?
For best results calcipotriol is used once/twice daily (as instructed by your doctor). Usually changes in the skin can be seen after around two weeks as the psoriatic patches clear up/flatten. Redness of the skin will also start to reduce then

Q.

What is calcipotriol ointment/solution?
Calcipotriol is a drug used in treatment of psoriasis. It is available in different forms like cream, ointment, gel or solution for application to the affected areas of skin or scalp.

Clobetasol Topical

Q.

Is clobetasol propionate a steroid?
Clobetasol propionate is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions.

Q.

Is clobetasol propionate topical used for treating hair loss?
Clobetasol topical is used for the treatment of various scalp and skin conditions; however, it is not used for the treatment of hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you need treatment for hair loss.

Q.

Does clobetasol propionate topical cause hair loss?
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair, causing hair loss especially if use then under an airtight dressing. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use and talk to your doctor in case you have hair loss while using clobetasol.

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Is clobetasol propionate topical good for acne?
Clobetasol topical is not be used for the treatment of acne. Talk to your doctor if you need any treatment for acne.

Q.

What is clobetasol propionate topical solution?
Clobetasol propionate topical solution belongs to a group of medicines called topical corticosteroids. It helps reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems.

Q.

What is clobetasol propionate topical solution used for?
Clobetasol propionate topical solution is used to help reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems. These skin problems include frequently relapsing eczema, psoriasis (thickened patches of inflamed, red skin, often covered by silvery scales), excluding widespread plaque psoriasis, lichen planus (a skin disease that causes itchy, reddish-purple, flat-topped bumps on the wrists, forearms or lower legs), discoid lupus erythematosus (a disease of the skin most often affecting the face, ears and scalp causing scarring and increased sensitivity of the affected skin to sunlight), dermatitis and other skin conditions that have not responded to milder steroid creams or ointments.

Q.

Is clobetasol propionate topical good for athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol topical is not be used for conditions like athlete's foot or ringworm. Please talk to your doctor for the treatment of your condition.

Q.

Is clobetasol propionate an antifungal drug?
Clobetasol propionate is not an antifungal drug. It is a topical corticosteroid.

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Does clobetasol propionate cause thinning of skin?
Thinning of skin is an uncommon side effect of clobetasol propionate. It may also cause stretch marks. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects while using clobetasol.

WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT PASITREX C OINTMENT

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
54%
Can't say
31%
Moderately effective
8%
Not effective
8%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
60%
No
40%

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)