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ZINCODERM GM CREAM

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MRP: Rs. 13.54 for 1 tube(s) (15 GM cream each)
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lactation interaction for ZINCODERM GM

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Zincoderm gm 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
Zincoderm gm cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for ZINCODERM GM

Clobetasol Topical(0.05% w/w)

Uses

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

How it works

Clobetasol belongs to a class of medications called as corticosteroids. It works by reducing the action of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Burning sensation, Itching
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
Miconazole Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Miconazole Topical is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Miconazole is an imidazole that belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It works by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and weakening it, thereby killing the sensitive fungi.

Common side effects

Application site irritation, Application site itching, Headache, Stomach cramp, Vaginal burning sensation

Common Dosage for ZINCODERM GM CREAM

Patients taking ZINCODERM GM CREAM

  • 43%
    Twice A Day
  • 43%
    Once A Day
  • 14%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ZINCODERM GM

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  • COSVATE GM CREAM
    (20 GM cream in tube)
    Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 0.88/GM of cream
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    Rs. 17.65
    save 2% more per GM of cream
  • ETAN GM CREAM
    (20 GM cream in tube)
    Menarini India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1/GM of cream
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    Rs. 20
    pay 11% more per GM of cream
  • CLOBENATE GM CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.19/GM of cream
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    Rs. 11.87
    pay 31% more per GM of cream
  • CLOVATE GM CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Dermo Care Laboratories
    Rs. 5/GM of cream
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    Rs. 50
    pay 454% more per GM of cream
  • CLODERM GM CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 5.25/GM of cream
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    Rs. 52.50
    pay 482% more per GM of cream

Top Dermatologists

  • Dr. Anuj Pall
    MBBS, MD, PhD, Certification
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    MBBS, DNB
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  • Dr. Avnish Sharma
    MBBS, Diploma, Fellowship
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  • Dr. Shuchi Singla
    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. Nirupama Parwanda
    MBBS, MD
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Expert advice for ZINCODERM GM

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for ZINCODERM GM

Clobetasol Topical

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.Is clobetasol propionate topical used for hair loss/ does clobetasol help hair growth?
Clobetasol topical 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.Does clobetasol propionate topical 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

Q.Is clobetasol propionate topical good for acne/ athlete's foot/ ringworm?
Clobetasol topical should not be used for conditions like acne, athlete's foot or ringworm. Always consult your doctor 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.

Miconazole Topical

Q.Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract

Q.Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning can be seen with use of miconazole

Q.Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to cause drying of skin

Q.Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole topical is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections, as advised by the doctor. However, oral gel should not be used in infants < 4 months of age

Q.Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to the class of antifungal agents

Q.Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections

Q.Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections.

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Content on this page was last updated on 07 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)