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Medicine Overview of Sorifix 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 Sorifix 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 Sorifix Ointment works

Clobetasol topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.

In Depth Information on Sorifix 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 Sorifix Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sorifix 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
Sorifix Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Sorifix Ointment via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Sorifix Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Sorifix Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Sorifix Ointment is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sorifix Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Sorifix Ointment is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sorifix 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 Topical a steroid?
Clobetasol Topical 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 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 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 Topical.
Q. Is Clobetasol 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 Topical?
Clobetasol Topical 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 Topical used for?
Clobetasol Topical 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 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 Topical an antifungal drug?
Clobetasol Topical is not an antifungal drug. It is a topical corticosteroid.
Q. Does Clobetasol Topical cause thinning of skin?
Thinning of skin is an uncommon side effect of Clobetasol Topical. It may also cause stretch marks. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects while using Clobetasol Topical.
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