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Topisone-M Cream

Manufactured byDERMOCARE LABORATORIES PVT LTD
ContainsClobetasone (0.05 %w/w) + Miconazole (2 %w/w)
Description

Topisone-M Cream is a combination medicine which may be used for the treatment of skin disorders such as atopic dermatitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis, etc associated with or suspected fungal infection. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Topisone-M Cream

  • Skin rash
  • Skin thinning
  • Changes in color of skin
  • Burning sensation of skin

Uses of Topisone-M Cream

What is it prescribed for?

  • Eczema
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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 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 clobetasone, miconazole, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Pruritus without inflammation

This medicine is not recommended for the treatment of skin itching that is not associated with inflammation (redness, swelling, etc.).

Acne vulgaris

This medicine is not recommended for the treatment of Acne vulgaris due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Acne Rosacea

This medicine is not recommended for the treatment of Acne rosacea due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Skin Infections not responsive to steroids

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from viral or bacterial infections of the skin that are not responsive to steroids.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless 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

Use in children

Use of this medicine in patients less than 12 years of age should be done only under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. For these patients, discontinuation of the treatment and appropriate clinical evaluation should be done if there is no improvement within 7 days.

Application to the face and eyelids

Long-term application of this medicine to the face should be avoided due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. If you are applying the medicine to the eyelids, care should be taken such that the medicine does not get into the eyes. If the eyes come into contact with the medicine repeatedly, it may increase the risk of serious adverse effects including cataracts and glaucoma.

Liver injury

Use of this medicine may increase liver enzyme levels. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary at the time of initiation of the treatment. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dosage adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition. Discontinue the medicine if symptoms worsen.

Other skin creams

This medicine may interact with other skin care or medicinal products and may cause severe 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.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the 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 unless it is applied for a prolonged period of time in large volumes. 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

Anticoagulants

Disease interactions

Hyperadrenocorticism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a high level of adrenal hormones in the body and in patients diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. 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
Clobetasone works by reducing the action of certain chemicals that cause swelling and irritation of the skin. Miconazole acts by stopping the production of a certain vital component for the fungi. This results in the disruption of cell membrane formation process and inhibits the growth of the organism.
Legal Status

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical Corticosteroids, Topical antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. India-pharma.gsk.com. 2018 [cited 13 November 2018]. Available from:

https://india-pharma.gsk.com/media/701147/eumosone-m.pdf

Clobetasone - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 12 September 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB13158

Miconazole - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01110
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Information on this page was last updated on 6 Jun 2019

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