Taxalic Ointment

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₹3.4/Ointment
20 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Taxalic Ointment

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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 Taxalic Ointment works

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

Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of psoriasis, keratoses and dermatitis.
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Side effects of Salicylic Acid

Common

Skin irritation.

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How to use Salicylic Acid

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 Taxalic Ointment works

Salicylic acid belongs to a class of medication called keratolytics. It works on reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off..

In Depth Information on Taxalic Ointment

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.

Expert advice for Salicylic Acid

  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to salicylic acid or any of the ingredients of the acne cream, ointment, solution, gel, shampoo or medicated plaster.
  • Do not apply salicylic acid to open wounds or irritated skin.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water immediately after applying salicylic acid containing application.
  • Do not apply on eyes, nose, genitals or rectum, and avoid touching these areas after applying medication to affected area and before washing your hands.
  • Topical salicylic acid should not be used for genital warts, warts on the face, warts with hair growing from them, warts in the nose or mouth, moles, or birthmarks.
  • Do not cover treated skin with a bandage or heating pad, which can increase the burning sensation. You should not cover the skin with clothing immediately after application.
  • Do not apply this immediately after shaving or bathing.
  • Avoid getting this medication on dentures or any other thing that comes in contact with sensitive parts of the body.
  • Do not use salicylic acid on children or adolescents without the prescription of the doctor.
  • Tell your doctor about any other medication you are taking, or if you have kidney problems or if you are pregnant or breast feeding or are diabetic or have blood circulation problems.
  • The cream, ointment, solution, gel, shampoo, medicated plaster should be used for an indication only as instructed by doctor and not for any other indication.
Warnings
Special precautions for Taxalic Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Taxalic 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
Taxalic 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 Taxalic Ointment via licking.
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Driving
SAFE
Taxalic Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Taxalic
Ointment in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Taxalic
Ointment in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Taxalic Ointment

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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Frequently asked questions for Salicylic Acid

Q. Is Salicylic Acid good for acne/acne scars/ skin/hair/genital warts/ remove dark spots/exfoliate skin?
Salicylic Acid is part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. It is used for curing acne and its scars. It is also used for dandruff problems. It is not used for lightening the skin or exfoliating it. It is not used to cure genital warts
Q. Does Salicylic Acid work?
Salicylic Acid works best if used for an indication at the dose prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does it expire?
Salicylic acid does expire and should not be used beyond the expiry date
Q. How does Salicylic Acid work?
Salicylic Acid is used as part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. It works on reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off.
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