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Ecodax-G Cream

Manufactured byJB CHEMICALS AND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsBeclomethasone (0.025 %w/w) + Econazole (1 %w/w) + Gentamicin (0.1 %w/w)
Description

Ecodax-G Cream is a combination medicine which may be used for the treatment of steroid-responsive dermatoses associated with superficial bacterial and fungal infections of the skin.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ecodax-G Cream

  • Skin rash
  • Redness of skin
  • Blisters under the skin
  • Burning or tingling sensation of skin
  • Itchy and dry skin
  • Easy bruising of skin
  • Unusually warm skin
  • Lightening of skin at the area of application

Uses of Ecodax-G Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Steroid responsive skin infections
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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 tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to beclomethasone, econazole, gentamicin, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

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

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Allergic reactions

This medicine has the potential of causing moderate to severe allergic reactions in the body. Any instance indicative of allergic reactions should be reported to the doctor in the first instance.

Chronic use

High doses of this medicine should not be used for more than two weeks due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. If required, low doses can be used for long-term only under the supervision of your doctor.

External use

This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or open wounds.

Liver and/or kidney impairment

If this medicine is applied over a large surface area for a prolonged period of time, there is a chance of systemic absorption. Hence this medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver and/or kidney impairment. Appropriate dosage adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with a large number of medications and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you report the use of all your medicines including any herbs and supplements to the doctor before beginning therapy with this medicine.

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, 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
Disease interactions

Hyperadrenocorticism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a high level of adrenal hormones in the body due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases 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
Beclomethasone works by inhibiting the release of certain substances in the body that cause inflammation (swelling, redness, pain, etc). Econazole stops the growth of fungi by disrupting certain vital processes in the cell. Gentamicin works by inhibiting the protein synthesis which is essential for the bacteria to grow.
Legal Status

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical steroids with anti-infectives, Topical antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2019 [cited 22 April 2019]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/1526/smpc

Beclomethasone- DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 22 April 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00394

Gentamicin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 22 April 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00798
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Information on this page was last updated on 23 Jul 2019

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