Information about Climbazole

Climbazole Uses

Climbazole is used for fungal skin infections.

How Climbazole works

Climbazole is an antifungal medication. It kills and stops the growth of the fungi by destroying its cell membrane, thereby treating your skin infection.

Common side effects of Climbazole

No common side effects seen
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Expert advice for Climbazole

  • Your doctor has prescribed Climbazole to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply sufficient amount onto the scalp and allow it to remain on the scalp for 5 minutes.
  • Avoid contact with the eyes. In case of contact, wash eyes liberally with water.
  • Do not bandage, cover or wrap the treated scalp area unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Stop using Climbazole and inform your doctor if you notice any irritation or any other skin infection.

Frequently asked questions for Climbazole


Q. What is Climbazole? Is it a steroid?

Climbazole is an antifungal medication used to treat fungal infections of the skin such as dandruff and eczema. It is not a steroid medication. Its regular application on the scalp relieves itching and discomfort in persons suffering from dandruff.

Q. Can Climbazole be used in kids?

No, Climbazole is not approved for kids and the safety in the children is yet to be known. Refrain from self-medicating this medication in children or yourself and consult your doctor for advice.

Q. Is Climbazole an antibacterial agent?

No, Climbazole is not an antibacterial agent. It is an antifungal medicine which is used for the treatment of dandruff. Pityrosporum ovale is a fungus which plays an important role in the development of dandruff. Climbazole being an antifungal agent is very effective against the fungal infection causing the dandruff.

Q. I have started using Climbazole. By when can I expect to start seeing the improvements?

The symptoms of the infection, such as itching or soreness, should improve within a few days of treatment. However, the signs such as redness and scaling may take longer to disappear. Do not stop applying this medicine before the duration advised by your doctor, even if you feel better.


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