Clocip B Cream (Clotrimazole 1% and Beclomethasone 0.025%)
Clocip B Cream (Clotrimazol) is used for the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina, mouth, ear and skin, such as athlete?s foot, jock itch, ringworm, thrush, or otitis externa (inflammation of outer ear). Beclomethasone topical is used to treat itching, oozing, crusting, dryness associated with skin diseases like eczema, dermatitis or psoriasis.
How Clocip B Cream works?
Clotrimazol belongs to a class of medications called as antifungals. It works by preventing the growth of fungi that cause the infection.
Beclomethasone belongs to a class of medications called as corticost***ids. It works by preventing release of certain chemicals from the immune cells responsible for causing dryness, itching, oozing, and crusting of skin, thereby relieving the swelling and irritation.
Common side effects of clocip cream?
Itching, Skin redness, Burning sensation, Allergic reaction, Application site irritation. Skin thinning, Itching, Skin redness, Urticaria, Burning sensation.
What is Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone Dipropionate?
Clotrimazol and Beclomethasone Dipropionate, also sold under the trade name Clocip B (made by Cipla) is a combination antifungal medicine that is used against infections caused by fungus. This medicine is primarily used in the treatment of skin infections such as athlete?s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. While Clotrimazol is the main anti fungal agent that prevents the growth of fungus, Bethamethasome Dipropionate is a strong corticost**d that reduces swelling, redness, and itching associated with fungal infections.
Before taking Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone Dipropionate
Before taking clocip cream and Beclomethasone Dipropionate antifungal medicine (Clocip B), take care of all precautions mentioned above. Discuss them with your doctor and clear all doubts which you may have about this drug. Let your doctor know in advance if you have a history of immune system problems, or poor blood circulation. Also inform him or her about all other medical conditions which you may be having or had previously.
How should I use Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone Dipropionate?
Use Clotrimazol and Beclomethasone Dipropionate antifungal medication (Candid B Cream) strictly according to your doctor?s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication.
Before and after applying the cream or lotion, wash your hands properly, unless you are using it to treat a hand infection. Clean and dry the affected area. Apply a small amount of cream (normally twice daily) for 2 to 4 weeks. Do not use more than 1.5 oz of the cream or lotion per week unless or otherwise directed by your doctor. Do not let Clotrimazol and Beclomethasone Dipropionate medication into mouth, eyes, nose, or vagina. Avoid covering the medicated area with dressing or bandages that don?t allow proper air circulation (occlusive dressings). Always store this medication in a cool and dry place.
Clotrimazol and Beclomethasone Dipropionate Side Effects
- Some common side effects of clocip cream and Beclomethasone Dipropionate are burning, stinging, swelling, irritation, redness, pimple like bumps, tenderness, or flaking of the treated skin. If any of these side effects continue for long time or deteriorate, seek medical attention right away.
- Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone Dipropionate rarely causes allergic reactions. Seek emergency medical attention if you get allergic reactions like hives, severe rash, breathing difficulty, dizziness, or breathing troubles.
- The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones that you may experience or witness due to clocip cream and Beclomethasone Dipropionate. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.
Q: Is Beclomethasone topical safe during pregnancy?
A : Beclomethasone topical should only be used if the potential benefits justify the potential risk to the baby. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
Q:Is it safe to use Beclomethasone topical during breastfeeding?
A: Beclomethasone topical should only be used if the potential benefits justify the potential risk to the infant. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use
Q:How long can I use beclomethasone topical?
A:The duration should not be more than 4 weeks without consulting your doctor.
Q: Is clotrimazol topical safe during pregnancy?
A: Clotrimazol topical can be used during pregnancy if the benefit outweighs the risk. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
Q: Is clotrimazol topical safe during breastfeeding?
A: Clotrimazol topical should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Please follow your doctor?s advice regarding its use.
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