The Brand Name CLOBETAMIL-G Has Generic Salt :: Clobetasol
CLOBETAMIL-G Is From Company Merck Priced :: Rs. 9.6
CLOBETAMIL-G have Clobetasol is comes under Sub class #N/A of Main Class #N/A
Main Medicine Class:: #N/A Sub Medicine Class :: #N/A
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Indications for Drugs ::
Corticosteroid-responsive Dermatoses, Psoriasis, Scalp Psoriasis, Plaque-type Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Eczema, Alopecia areata, Herpes labialis, Lichen sclerosus, Lichen, Mycosis fungoides, Corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses
Drug Dose ::
Adults and children over 1 year: Apply sparingly to cover the affected area, and gently rub into the skin. Frequency of application is 2 to 3 times daily according to the severity of the condition. The total dose applied should not exceed 50 g weekly. Treatment should not be continued for more than 7 days without medical supervision. If a longer course is necessary, it is recommended that treatment should not be continued for more than 4 weeks without the patient’s condition being reviewed. Repeated short courses of Clobetasol may be used to control exacerbations Children below 1 year: Under 1 year this preparation is not recommended. Scalp Application It should be applied to the affected scalp areas twice daily, once in morning and once at night. Total dosage should not exceed 50 ml per week. As with other highly active topical steroid preparations, therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved Children: Under 1 year this preparation is not recommended. Shampoo It should be applied to the dry (not wet) scalp once a day to the affected areas only. It should be massaged gently into the lesions and left in place for 15 minutes before lathering and rinsing. Treatment should be limited to 4 consecutive weeks. Total dosage of shampoo should not exceed 50 g per week. Under 18 years this preparation is not recommended.
Childn <12 yrs. long-term treatment of ulcerative conditions, rosacea, pruritus; it is contraindicated in acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis, primary cutaneous viral infections (eg. herpes simplex, chickenpox), otitis externa with a perforated eardrum, hypersensitivity to the preparations. scalp application infection scalp. Drug Precautions ::
Long-term continuous topical therapy should be avoided where possible, particularly in infants and children, as adrenal suppression can occur readily even without occlusion. If used in childhood, or on the face, courses should be limited to 5 days and occlusion should not be used. If applied to the eyelids, care is needed to ensure that the preparation does not enter the eye. If used in psoriasis careful patient supervision is important. Scalp Application: Keep away from eye. Flammable. Do not use or dry the hair near a fire or flame. Scalp Shampoo: Do not use on areas other than the scalp. Keep away from eye.
Drug Side Effects ::
Perioral dermatitis, striae esp in flexures. Dermal and epidermal atrophy esp on the face, steroid purpura. Potentially Fatal: Prolonged usage of large amount of clobetasol propionate can lead to sufficient systemic levels to produce adrenal suppression, Cushing’s syndrome, diabetes and hypertension.
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Drug Mode of Action ::
Corticosteroids decrease inflammation by stabilizing leukocyte lysosomal membranes, preventing release of destructive acid hydrolases from leukocytes; inhibiting macrophage accumulation in inflamed areas; reducing leukocyte adhesion to capillary endothelium; reducing capillary wall permeability and edema formation; decreasing complement components; antagonizing histamine activity and release of kinin from substrates; and reducing fibroblast proliferation, collagen deposition, and subsequent scar tissue formation.
Drug Interactions ::
Increased systemic exposure w/ CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg ritonavir & itraconazole).