Overview

Uses of Powercort N Cream

Powercort N Cream is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.

Powercort N Cream side effects

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

How to use Powercort N 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 Powercort N Cream works

Powercort N Cream is a combination of two medicines: Clobetasol and Neomycin, which treats bacterial skin infections Clobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Powercort N Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Powercort N 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.
Lactation
Powercort N Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Powercort N for long periods?

Powercort N should be used only for the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Using it in higher doses and for longer periods can cause a change in the skin’s color, or thinning or weakening of the skin. Veins under the skin become visible. There could be an increased hair growth. The medicine may get absorbed into the blood circulation and can cause weight gain, high blood pressure and rounding of the face. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Powercort N?

Use of Powercort N is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Its use should be avoided in case of any fungal infections (ringworm or athlete's foot) or any viral infections (herpes or chickenpox). It should also be avoided in treating conditions like acne or rosacea. Consult your doctor before using it for any condition.

Q. How to use Powercort N?

Powercort N should be used as advised by the doctor or as per the instructions on the label of the medicine. Apply a thin layer of Powercort N two or three times a day or as suggested, to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using Powercort N, unless it is used for treating infection of the hands. Avoid any contact with the eyes.

Q. What are the precautions that need to be taken while using Powercort N?

Powercort N should not be used on the face and contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not apply a bandage or a dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the medicine and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for. Do not use it for any other condition without consulting your doctor. Do not give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. Can I stop using Powercort N when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop using Powercort N and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Powercort N?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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