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Ultiderm CS Ointment

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

Overview

Introduction

Ultiderm CS Ointment belongs to a group of medicine called steroids. It is used in the treatment of skin conditions associated with inflammation and itching. It provides relief from swelling, redness, and itching in the affected area.

Ultiderm CS Ointment is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. You should normally wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water in case of accidental contact. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

Using of the medicine may cause burning sensation, irritation, redness, and swelling at the site of application. These are temporary and usually go away with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. The medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Ultiderm Ointment

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Ultiderm Ointment

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Ultiderm CS Ointment is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It works by reducing the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation of the skin. When used correctly it is a safe and effective treatment. In treating psoriasis, it reduces the scaly, itchy patches which may develop on the elbows, knees, scalp, and other parts of the body. In treating eczema and dermatitis, it reduces the redness, rash, pain or itchiness caused by your skin’s reaction to an irritant. It thus improves your self-esteem and confidence as your appearance changes.
You should always use the cream or ointment as prescribed and only apply the amount you have been told to. Keep using it for as long as it is prescribed to get the full benefits.

Side effects of Ultiderm 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 Ultiderm

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Ultiderm 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 Ultiderm Ointment works

Ultiderm CS Ointment is a steroid. It works by blocking 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
Ultiderm CS 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ultiderm CS Ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm 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

Quick Tips

  • Ultiderm CS Ointment is used to treat the redness, swelling, itching, and discomfort of various skin conditions.
  • It should be applied to the affected areas as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become infected you should stop using Ultiderm CS Ointment and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after four weeks of treatment. Do not use it for more than 4 consecutive weeks at a time.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ultiderm with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Atazor
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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One year old wound in head . It's itching so much every day every time .then that's paining and there's hair fallen
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Apply Ultiderm lotion at night over affected area for a week only
Dear Sir/Ma'am, My head scalp is itchy. i have no lices or dandruf. I consulted skin doctors and tried Selsun & Sobowash shamoo but the problem persists. kindly advise. Rgds/ PATIENT
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Ok . Apply topsor or Saclo or ultiderm lotion alternate night for 3 weeks . Stop oil application over scalp . Treat for lice also . Perlite rinse shampoo once weekly for 4 weeks
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FAQs

Q. What is Ultiderm? What is it used for?

Ultiderm belongs to a group of medicines called steroids, also known as corticosteroids. Ultiderm is used to treat various allergic skin conditions such as eczema and atopic dermatitis. Ultiderm effectively reduces symptoms associated with such conditions such as swelling, itching and redness.

Q. How does Ultiderm work?

Ultiderm works by decreasing the inflammation caused by allergies. It reduces inflammation by blocking the release of certain natural substances that cause allergic symptoms such as swelling, redness and pain.

Q. How long does Ultiderm take to start working?

The time required by Ultiderm to start showing its effects may differ from person to person. Usually, it starts showing relief within 8 hours of starting Ultiderm. It may even take several days before you see maximum benefits. In order to improve your symptoms faster, it is important to take the medicine regularly to gain maximum benefit from the medicine.

Q. Is Ultiderm good for burns?

No, Ultiderm should never be applied in those areas of the skin that have burns, cuts or scrapes. If Ultiderm accidently gets onto such areas, rinse the area thoroughly with water. It is advisable that you use this medicine only as directed by your doctor to avoid any adverse effects and worsening of your condition.

Q. How to use Ultiderm?

Before using Ultiderm, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Ultiderm gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Ultiderm?

Be careful not to get Ultiderm into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Ultiderm if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Ultiderm with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Also, let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Ultiderm only if prescribed by the doctor.
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