Topinate 0.05 % Gel 15 Gm
Clobetasone butyrate is used to treat the inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis. It reduces the symptoms of inflammation such as redness, swelling, and itching.
How does the drug work?
Clobetasol is a topical corticosteroid. It inhibits the release of inflammatory chemicals that cause inflammatory symptoms.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of clobetasol are burning, irritation, itching, and hair growth at the site of application, and thinning of the skin.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. Is clobetasone butyrate safe? Clobetasol is a potent topical corticosteroid. It has side effects, but it is safe if used in prescribed doses.
2. Is clobetasone butyrate stronger than hydrocortisone? Yes. Clobetasone butyrate is a class I topical steroid which is more potent because of its high lipid permeability than hydrocortisone, which belongs to class VII.
3. Can I use clobetasol for chicken pox? No. You should not use clobetasol for viral skin infections such as chicken pox.
4. How to use clobetasol? Wash the affected area thoroughly and let it dry. Apply the prescribed amount of cream and gently rub it with the fingers. The frequency of use will depend on the severity of your infection.
5. Can I use clobetasone ointment during pregnancy? Clobetasone ointment may or may not show adverse effects if used during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for case-specific recommendations.