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TIGBODERM CREAM

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MRP: Rs. 64 for 1 tube(s) (15 GM cream each)
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Tigboderm 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Tigboderm cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for TIGBODERM

Betamethasone Topical(0.05% w/w)

Uses

Betamethasone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, skin disorders and oral lichen planus .

How it works

Betamethasone belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by decreasing the formation, release, and activity of different cells and chemicals that cause swelling, redness, and itching, thereby relieving the symptoms associated with skin conditions.

Common side effects

Acne, Bruise, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Dry skin, Inflammation of hair follicles, Rash, Itching, Lightening of skin color
Chlorocresol(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Chlorocresol is used to prevent infections.

How it works

Chlorocresol shows bactericidal activity by causing coagulation of cytoplasmic constituents at higher phenol concentration, which causes irreversible cellular damage.

Common side effects

Hypersensitivity reaction
Gentamicin Topical(0.1% w/w)

Uses

Gentamicin Topical is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Gentamicin Topical is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Itching, Skin redness
Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) Topical is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections.

How it works

Iodochlorohydroxyquinoline belongs to the class of medications called as hydroxyquinoline antibiotics. It works by inhibiting the growth of fungi, thereby preventing the infections.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Itching, Rash, Allergic reaction, Skin swelling
Tolnaftate Topical(1% w/w)

Uses

Tolnaftate Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Tolnaftate belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It works by preventing the synthesis of essential compounds (ergosterol) required for fungal cell wall synthesis, thus interfering with the growth of fungus, thereby preventing or treating the infection.

Common side effects

Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Contact dermatitis, Skin irritation

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Expert advice for TIGBODERM

Tell your doctor if you have diabetes or any type of skin infection. 
Do not use the cream on your face repetitively for more than 5 days.
Do not use betamethasone topical for more than 2 weeks and inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 2 weeks of use.
Do not use a large amount of cream continuously on large areas of the body as it may affect your hormones.
Exercise caution when using in children as excessive usage of cream may affect their growth and development. 
Avoid direct contact of cream with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
Do not cover the treated skin area unless indicated by your doctor.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
 

Frequently asked questions for TIGBODERM

Betamethasone Topical

Q.Is betamethasone cream available as over the counter (OTC) product?
Betamethasone cream is not available as OTC product

Q.Does betamethasone topical lighten skin/ bleach skin?
Betamethasone topical may cause skin pigmentation in few patients. It may lighten or darken the skin color. Do not use betamethasone without doctor's advice

Q.Is betamethasone valerate used for acne/ ringworm?
No. Betamethasone valerate can be used in conditions like eczema (a type of itchy skin rash), atopic dermatitis (inflammation of skin) and psoriasis of the scalp, hands and feet

Q.Does betnesol work in retention edema?
No. Betnesol (i.e. betamethasone) cannot be used in retention edema. On the contrary, it causes the fluid and salt retention thereby adding to the edema problem

Q.Is betamethasone stronger than hydrocortisone?
Betamethasone and hydrocortisone belong to the same class of medications (i.e. corticosteroids) and produce almost similar pharmacological responses. The effect may vary based on the conditions and individual response. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.

Gentamicin Topical

Q.Is gentamicin topical a macrolide, steroid or a sulfa drug?
Gentamicin topical does not contain sulfa and is not a macrolide, or steroidal drug. It is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside

Q.Does gentamicin topical cause hearing loss or burn?
Yes gentamicin topical can cause hearing loss if used inappropriately. It can cause burning of eyes.

Tolnaftate Topical

Q.Is tolnaftate topical good for jock itch or toenail fungus or nail fungus or ringworm or tinea versicolor?
Yes, tolnaftate can be used against all these infections.

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Content on this page was last updated on 09 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)