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Sorvate C Ointment

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Sorvate C Ointment is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that are used to treat psoriasis. It decreases the overproduction of skin cells. It helps to provide relief from redness, itching and swelling.

Sorvate C Ointment should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include itching and rashes at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine persist for a longer duration, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Sorvate C Ointment

Side effects of Sorvate C Ointment

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 Sorvate C

  • Itching
  • Rash

How to use Sorvate C Ointment

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.

How Sorvate C Ointment works

Sorvate C Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Calcitriol and Clobetasol which treat psoriasis. Calcitriol is a form of vitamin D. It works by reducing the overproduction of skin cells that may build up and form scales on the skin. Clobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Sorvate C Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sorvate C Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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I am sufring from psouriasis? advice me?
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Cap Maxepa once daily for 3 months . Pasitrex c ointment or sorvate c ointment twice daily for 2 weeks . Nbuvb phototherapy to clear lesions . Stop smoking . Avoid stressSkinAid clinic Gurgaon 9XXXXXX
Treatment to Psoriasis on legs and hands
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Please message pictures of affected area .Cap Maxepa once daily for 3 monthsPasitrex C ointment for application twice daily for 2 weeks then pasitrex ointment twice daily for 2 weeks . CoSalic or protar ointment at night for 1 monthNbuvb phototherapy . Contact SkinAid clinic Gurgaon 9XXXXXX
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References

  1. Lahfa M, Mrowietz U, Koenig M. Calcitriol ointment and clobetasol propionate cream: A new regimen for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Eur J Dermatol. 2003;13(3):261-5. [Accessed 26 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Calcitriol. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Clobetasol. Uxbridge, Middlesex: GlaxoSmithKline UK; 1993 [revised 18 Oct. 2017]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Calcitriol. Canada: Galderma Production; 1978. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Clobetasol. Melville, New York: Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 1994. [revised Nov. 2012] [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: January, 2021

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