Beclometasone + Neomycin + Clotrimazole is a combination of three medicines: Beclometasone + Neomycin + Clotrimazole1, Beclometasone + Neomycin + Clotrimazole2 and Beclometasone + Neomycin + Clotrimazole3. Beclometasone + Neomycin + Clotrimazole1 is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the affected area red, swollen and itchy. Beclometasone + Neomycin + Clotrimazole2 is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria while Beclometasone + Neomycin + Clotrimazole3 is an antifungal which stops the growth of fungi. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Q. Can I stop taking Clomax BN when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Clomax BN and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. How long does Clomax BN takes to work?
Usually, Clomax BN starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. Is it safe to use Clomax BN?
Yes, Clomax BN is safe when used according to your doctor’s advice and for limited duration of time. However, in some patients it may cause some unwanted side effects like transient burning, itching and irritation at the application site. It may also cause other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem due to the medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Q. Can I stop taking Clomax BN when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Clomax BN and complete the full course of treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the skin infection is completely cured.
Q. What are the precautions needed to be taken while using Clomax BN?
Clomax BN should not be used on the face. Do not use the medication for longer than the advised periods of time. Do not apply a bandage or dressing to the area being treated, as this will increase the absorption of the preparation and increase the risk of side effects. This medicine should only be used by the patient and never be given to other people even if their condition appears to be the same.
Q. How to use Clomax BN?
Follow the directions given by the healthcare provider on the medication. Apply the medication thinly and in sufficient quantity to cover the affected area completely. Clomax BN is usually applied two or three times a day on the affected areas of skin. Wash your hands after using Clomax BN, unless it is used for treating skin infection on the hands.
Q. Can I overuse Clomax BN?
No, do not overuse Clomax BN for long periods or on large areas of skin. It can cause over-absorption of the medicine into the body which may further 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 is the storage condition for the Clomax BN?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Oct 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.