Clobetasol + Neomycin

Information about Clobetasol + Neomycin

Clobetasol + Neomycin Uses

Clobetasol+Neomycin is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.

How Clobetasol + Neomycin works

Clobetasol + Neomycin is a combination of two medicines: Clobetasol and Neomycin, which treats bacterial skin infections Clobetasol is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects of Clobetasol + Neomycin

Burning sensation, Stinging sensation, Itching
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Last updated
14 Jun 2022 | 01:57 PM (UTC)

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Expert advice for Clobetasol + Neomycin

  • Clobetasol + Neomycin should be applied to the affected area as a thin film two or three times daily, or as advised by your doctor.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your skin problem hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Do not apply it to broken skin and avoid getting it in your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Do not 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.
  • It may cause temporary burning, itching, or redness at the application site. This is usually mild. Consult your doctor if you experience a more severe reaction.

Frequently asked questions for Clobetasol + Neomycin

Clobetasol + Neomycin

Q. How to use Clobetasol+Neomycin?

Clobetasol+Neomycin 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+Neomycin two or three times a day or as suggested, to cover the affected areas. The dose would depend on the condition for which it is prescribed. Wash your hands after using Clobetasol+Neomycin, unless it is used for treating infection of the hands. Avoid any contact with the eyes.

Q. What are the precautions that need to be taken while using Clobetasol+Neomycin?

Clobetasol+Neomycin should not be used on the face and contact with eyes should be avoided. Do not apply a bandage or a dressing to 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. Can I stop using Clobetasol+Neomycin when my symptoms are relieved?

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

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

Clobetasol+Neomycin should be used only for the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Using it in higher doses and for longer periods can cause a change in the skin’s color, or thinning or weakening of the skin. Veins under the skin become visible. There could be an increased hair growth. The medicine may get absorbed into the blood circulation and can cause weight gain, high blood pressure and rounding of the face. If you experience an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Clobetasol+Neomycin?

Use of Clobetasol+Neomycin is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Its use should be avoided in case of any fungal infections (ringworm or athlete's foot) or any viral infections (herpes or chickenpox). It should also be avoided in treating conditions like acne or rosacea. Consult your doctor before using it for any condition.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Clobetasol+Neomycin?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. 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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