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Xinasone HP Cream

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

Introduction

Xinasone HP Cream is a topical steroid used to treat inflammatory and allergic skin conditions like eczema and atopic dermatitis. It provides relief from swelling, redness, and itching in the affected area by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation.

Xinasone HP Cream 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 and dryness. 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 Xinasone Cream

  • Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Benefits of Xinasone Cream

In Skin conditions with inflammation & itching

Xinasone HP Cream is effective in treating skin conditions with inflammation and itching such as eczema 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. 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 Xinasone Cream

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 Xinasone

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

How to use Xinasone Cream

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 Xinasone Cream works

Xinasone HP Cream 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
Xinasone HP Cream 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
Xinasone HP Cream 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

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Quick Tips

  • Xinasone HP Cream 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 Xinasone HP Cream and consult your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor if your skin condition has not improved after 2 weeks of treatment.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Xinasone HP Cream. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Xinasone HP Cream suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Xinasone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Atazor
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Patient Concerns

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Sir, I am having inflammation, itching and red skin with water on the penis foreskin since last 2 days. I have tried washing with Potasium Permanganate water and putting Clotrimazole Powder but not much relief. Pls suggest what shall I do. Thanks PATIENT
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello plz visit to any dermatologist and get STD screening first and use candid B cream with moisturiser. Give rest to penis
HIGH ITCHING IN LOWER PART WITH REDNESS N BLACKISH APPEARENCE OF SKIN
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Use ebernet cream -twice daily for 6wks
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FAQs

Q. What is Xinasone HP Cream? What is it used for?

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

Q. How does Xinasone HP Cream work?

Xinasone HP Cream 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 Xinasone HP Cream take to start working?

The time required by Xinasone HP Cream to start showing its effects may differ from person to person. Usually, it starts showing relief within 8 hours of starting Xinasone HP Cream. 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 Xinasone HP Cream good for burns?

No, Xinasone HP Cream should never be applied in those areas of the skin that have burns, cuts or scrapes. If Xinasone HP Cream 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 Xinasone HP Cream?

Before using Xinasone HP Cream, 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 Xinasone HP Cream 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 Xinasone HP Cream?

Be careful not to get Xinasone HP Cream 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 Xinasone HP Cream 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 Xinasone HP Cream 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 Xinasone HP Cream only if prescribed by the doctor.
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