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Medicine Overview of PASITREX C OINTMENT

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Uses of Calcipotriol

Calcipotriol is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
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Side effects of Calcipotriol

Common

Dry skin, Skin irritation, Itching, Burning sensation, Stinging sensation, Redness of skin, Rash.

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How to use Calcipotriol

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 PASITREX C OINTMENT 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.
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Uses of Clobetasol Topical

Clobetasol Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Clobetasol Topical

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Clobetasol Topical

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 PASITREX C OINTMENT works

Clobetasol topical 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 PASITREX C OINTMENT

Expert advice for Calcipotriol

  • 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.

Expert advice for Clobetasol Topical

  • Do not use in conditions such as acne, fungal skin infections, e.g. 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 (raised, red patches covered with a silvery white buildup of dead skin cells or scale).
  • Caution is to be observed while applying the cream on large areas of the body for a long time like few weeks or months.
  • If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to clobetasol propionate or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to children below 1 year of age.
Warnings
Special precautions for PASITREX C OINTMENT
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Pasitrex c ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. 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
Patients with known severe renal impairment should not be treated with calcipotriol
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PASITREX C OINTMENT

Frequently asked questions for 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)
Q. 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.
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Frequently asked questions for 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 when you use 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.
Q. 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 to 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 in certain skin problems like relapsing eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, 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.
Q. 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.
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