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Clorap 0.05% Cream

Manufactured byRapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsClobetasol
Description

Clorap 0.05% Cream is used to reduce the itching and inflammation caused by skin infections. It should be used as instructed by the doctor. This medicine is not recommended for use if you are known allergic to it.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Clorap 0.05% Cream

  • Burning sensation at the application site
  • Dry skin
  • Redness of skin
  • Itching of skin

Uses of Clorap 0.05% Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Lichen Planus
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women. Short-term application of this medicine may not cause any harm to the baby. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to clobetasol or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women unless necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women. Short-term application of this medicine may not cause any harm to the baby. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Growth retardation

This medicine may cause growth retardation in some children. Therefore, children receiving this medicine should be monitored closely with regard to growth parameters. The dose should be titrated to the minimum effective dose to reduce the chances of such side effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Cushing's syndrome

This medicine may cause hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression and causes Cushing's syndrome in patients receiving high doses for a prolonged period. Any symptoms of swelling of the face, increase in the blood glucose levels should be informed to the doctor.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

External use

This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, wounds, or broken skin.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Diabetes

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels, appropriate dosage adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, the ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Insulin

Pioglitazone

Glimepiride

Acarbose

Disease interactions

Infections

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with latent or active infections since this medicine can suppress the immune system and worsen the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients on high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period of time. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Hyperadrenocorticism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hyperadrenocorticism due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. An alternative treatment option may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Ocular Toxicities

This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of ocular toxicities such as glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, etc. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of ocular disease. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Apply a thin layer of the cream to the affected area as instructed by the doctor. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not apply in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not cover the application area with bandages or other coverings unless specifically instructed by the doctor. Contact your doctor if symptoms do not improve or resolve after two weeks of use.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by inhibiting the release of certain chemical substances that cause symptoms such as redness, rashes, and swelling.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Topical steroids

Schedule

Schedule H

Clobetasol: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 10 May 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a686008.html

Dermovate Cream - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 29 January 2020]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/939/smpc

DailyMed - TEMOVATE- clobetasol propionate creamTEMOVATE- clobetasol propionate ointment [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 29 January 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=acecf5ab-dd5e-4046-ab47-b9ff415d4b2b
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Information on this page was last updated on 12 Feb 2020

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