Topisone Cream

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Medicine Overview of Topisone Cream

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Uses of Clobetasol

Clobetasol is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders and skin disorders.
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Side effects of Clobetasol

Common

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection.

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How to use Clobetasol

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 Topisone Cream works

Clobetasol is a highly potent topical corticosteroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation..
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Uses of Chlorocresol

Chlorocresol is used to prevent infections.
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Side effects of Chlorocresol

Common

Hypersensitivity reaction.

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How to use Chlorocresol

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 Topisone Cream works

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

In Depth Information on Topisone Cream

Expert advice for Clobetasol

Always clean the skin before a fresh dressing is put on since the germs can cause infections under warm and moist conditions under dressings.
Make sure you wash your hands after use or wear disposable plastic gloves while applying the cream on someone. Cream should be used on skin externally only.
Treatment beyond 2- 4 consecutive weeks is not recommended, and the total dosage should not exceed 50 g per week.
If your skin problem does not improve in 2 to 4 weeks, talk to your doctor. Do not use in conditions such as
  • Acne
  • Fungal skin infections, eg. 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Topisone Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Topisone 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Topisone Cream dur
ing lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Topisone Cream alters the ability to
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Topisone Cream is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Topisone Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Topisone Cream is probably safe to use in patients with live
r disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Topisone Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Topisone Cream

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol

Q. Is Clobetasol propionate used for hair loss/ does Clobetasol help hair growth?
Clobetasol is used for discomfort in various scalp and skin conditions; however not used for treatment of hair loss or hair growth. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Clobetasol propionate good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Is clobetasol propionate a steroid/ an antifungal/ OTC?
Clobetasol (also available as Cosvate cream, Cosvate G) is a potent topical corticosteroid used for the treatment of itching, redness, dryness, inflammation, and discomfort of various scalp and skin conditions. It is not an antifungal. It is available only by prescription given by your doctor
Q. Does Clobetasol propionate cause hair loss / thinning of skin?
Long-term use of steroids may damage your hair or skin. Always follow the advice of your doctor regarding its use
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Substitutes for Topisone

No substitutes found for this medicine
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