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Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid

Information about Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid

Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid Uses

Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid is used in the treatment of skin infections.

How Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid works

Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid is a combination of three medicines: Clobetasol , Clotrimazole and Fusidic Acid, which treats skin infections.Clobetasol is a steroid medicine which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Clotrimazole is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi by preventing them from forming their own protective covering. Fusidic Acid is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects of Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid

Itching, Irritation, Thinning of skin, Burning sensation at the site of application
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Expert advice for Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid

  • Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid may take several weeks to show its action. Keep using it as suggested by your doctor.
  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid.
  • Apply it as a thin layer onto clean, dry, unbroken skin affected by an infection.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.
  • It is advisable not to touch or scratch the infected area as it can worsen the situation.

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid

Clobetasol + Clotrimazole + Fusidic Acid

Q. How to use Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid?

Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid should be used as advised by the doctor or as per the instructions on the label of the medicine. Apply a thin layer of Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid unless it is used for treating infection of the hands. Avoid any contact with the eyes.

Q. Can I stop taking Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop using Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What precautions should I take while using Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid?

Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid should not be used on the face and contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not apply a bandage or dressing on the area being treated, as this will increase absorption of the medicine and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for. Do not use it for any other condition without consulting your doctor. Do not give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.

Q. What would happen if I use a higher than the recommended dose of Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid for long periods?

Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid should be used only for the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. This medicine contains clobetasol which when used in higher doses and for longer periods can get absorbed in the blood circulation and cause adrenal suppression and Cushing's syndrome. It can cause weight gain, high blood pressure and rounding of the face. Its application could cause a change in color of skin at the site of application. Veins beneath the skin become visible due to thinning and weakening of the skin. There could be an increased hair growth. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can I overuse Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid?

No, do not overuse Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid for long periods or on large areas of skin, than recommended by the doctor. Overusing the medicine can result in too much medicine being absorbed into the body. This may lead to thinning or weakening of the skin and other serious side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid?

Use of Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Avoid its use in case of any fungal infections (ringworm or athlete's foot), viral infections (herpes or chickenpox) or for treatment of acne or rosacea. Consult your doctor before using it for any condition.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Clobetasol+Clotrimazole+Fusidic Acid?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.


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