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Poridip-GZ Cream

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Product introduction

Poridip-GZ Cream is used in the treatment of various types of skin infections. It prevents the growth of microorganisms that cause the infection. It also relieves the pain, irritation, and itchiness of the skin.

Poridip-GZ Cream is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. If it gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure the better efficacy of the medicine. If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should talk to your doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine are itching dryness, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. These are usually self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare. You must consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.). Drink plenty of water and apply moisturizing cream or lotion to avoid of cope up with the side effects.

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using the medicine. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and discuss it with your doctor. Consult the doctor before receiving any cosmetic treatment.

Uses of Poridip-GZ Cream

Benefits of Poridip-GZ Cream

In Treatment of Skin infections

Poridip-GZ Cream helps treat and control skin infections caused by bacteria such as boils, impetigo (red sores on face), infection in the hair follicle, etc. It may also be used to prevent infections in small cuts, wounds, burns, or ulcers on your skin. Apply 2-3 times a day to get relief from itching, swelling, and redness caused by infection. You might see a change in your skin appearance in a week if used as prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Poridip-GZ Cream

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Poridip-GZ

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Poridip-GZ 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 Poridip-GZ Cream works

Poridip-GZ Cream is a combination of three medicines: Betamethasone and Gentamicin which treat skin infections. Betamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Gentamicin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria on the skin by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Zinc Sulfate is an antiseptic.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Poridip-GZ Cream during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Poridip-GZ Cream during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Poridip-GZ Cream?

If you miss a dose of Poridip-GZ Cream, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • It may take several weeks to show its action. Keep using it as suggested by your doctor.
  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Poridip-GZ Cream.
  • Apply it as a thin layer onto a clean, dry, unbroken infected area of skin.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.
  • Use moisturizer regularly to overcome the skin dryness during the course of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient concerns

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I'm having Met GZ tablet for sugar problem But my sugar is not in control even after having the tablets
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Need dose adjustment or change salt
my scrotum and the skin on my thighs next to my scrotum have been red and itchy and had a somewhat scaly texture, sometimes they'd get so itchy that I would have to scratch, the past few weeks my scrotum has started to smell and produce a sweat like substance (it's like sweat except it never goes away and it leaves white stains in my underwear where my scrotum is near the fabric,
Dr. Ankur Kumar Tanwar
Ayurveda
Ok may be you are from from skin infections
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Betamethasone. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Gentamicin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Zinc Sulfate. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  5. ScienceDirect. Gentamicin. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. PubChem. Zinc Sulfate. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India
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76.18
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20 gm in 1 tube
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