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Clop-G Cream

Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Medicine composition: Clobetasol, Gentamicin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 25, 2019

Clop G Cream is a well-known prescription extensively used by major dermatologists to cure bacterial skin cultures, inflammations, redness, itching, eczema, psoriasis, allergy rash and multiple skin infections.

Clop is enriched with Clobetasol and Gentamicin. Topical base compounds which help in the growth and reproduction of bacteria cultures on the applied area. This cream also acts as a strong Corticosteroid by treating the inflammation sensations and swelling sustained with Clobetasol interactions.

The clobetasol and gentamicin compositions in the Clop base helps in activating the inhibitory epidermal proteins which results in reduction of bacterial growth preventing the synthesis of the skin friendly proteins.

This cream is widely prescribed for dermatitis and skin related infections. It is only suggested for external use and it should not be applied without consulting your personal physician.

This medication is used for the treatment of conditions like:

The medication is known to cause fewer side effects like:

  • Application Site Reactions (Burning Sensation)

  • Dry Skin

  • Itching Of Skin

  • Increased Hair Growth

  • Easy Bruising And Bleeding

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    No specific data is available to be able to define the duration for the effect of this medicine. The duration of the effect varies on the prescription quantity, which differs for every symptom respectively.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The data for onset of action, or the duration of time it takes for Clop G Cream to start acting on the disease is not available.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women should consult a doctor before being prescribed for this drug. The doctor needs to be well informed regarding any previous clobetasol related allergies as usage without diagnosis can cause further allergic reactions.

  • Is it habit forming?

    This medicine has not been found to be habit forming or addictive in any way for the patients. However, continuous application to the impacted area should not be more than 50 grams per week or longer than 2 weeks.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Clop G Cream should not be orally ingested, it is strictly prohibited for breastfeeding women if the area of inflammation is identified anywhere near the reach of infant’s mouth on mother’s breasts.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Clop comes in compound application bases to used externally over the skin. There are no lab records suggesting a prohibition of the course of this medicine with alcohol.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Clop doesn’t impact decision making mental metabolism or balance impeding impulses. Since it is applied externally, one can easily drive after applying this cream.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Clop G Cream has not been found to affect kidney function in any way.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    Clop G Cream has not been found to affect liver function in any way.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    The usage of the cream is limited to 2 weeks or 50 grams per week. Post 50 grams of usage physician should be immediately consulted as it’s a corticosteroid.

Clobetasol belongs to corticosteroids. It works as an anti-inflammatory by inhibiting the metabolism of arachidonic acid by inhibiting phospholipase A2 thus inhibits the production of inflammatory mediators like prostaglandins and leukotrienes. And it also work as an antibiotic, thus it prevents the synthesis of proteins needed for the formation of the cell wall of bacteria and also works by binding to the 30S subunit of the bacterial ribosomes thus inhibits the protein synthesis in the bacteria and stops the growth of the bacteria. Hence bacterial cell wall lysis occurred.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Since this cream is not subjected to ingestion, it has no lab results concluding the study of mixed interactions with other prescribed medicines. If you are already using regular skin ointments - cosmetic or medical, please don’t forget to consult with your nearest doctor immediately for dosage recommendations.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Clop G Cream is not known to interact with alcohol in a significant manner. The medicine is only available in liquid bases to be applied over the affected area, it will not cause any interaction with consumption of alcohol in controlled amounts. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption of alcohol with the dosage coating amount to be applied on the affected epidermal area.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Clop G Cream is not recommended to be applied if you are taking diabetic medicines. Please consult your doctor immediately for a possible substitute if you are currently prescribed under an anti-diabetic drug course.

Ques: what is clop g cream?

Ans: Clop-G Cream belongs to the corticosteroid group of drugs having a very high potency. It inhibits the actions of chemicals that cause inflammation in the body. It contains Clobetasol Topical and Gentamicin Topical as active ingredients. This drug works by activating the phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins; binding to 30 S ribosomal subunit; providing the ability to prevent the synthesis of the proteins; inhibiting the growth and reproduction of bacteria.

Ques: what is clop g cream used for?

Ans: Clop-G Cream is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like minor bacterial skin infections, inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, redness, itching, dryness and swelling of the skin, folliculitis, and furunculosis.

Ques: what are the side effects of clop g cream?

Ans: Side effects include Application Site Reactions (Burning Sensation) , Dry Skin , Itching Of Skin , Increased Hair Growth and Easy Bruising And Bleeding.

Ques: Can Clop G Cream be used for minor bacterial skin infections and inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses?

Ans: Yes, Clop G Cream can be used for minor bacterial skin infections and inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. The patient should consult a doctor for its uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Clop-G Cream?

Ans: Clop g cream should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Clop g cream?

Ans: Clop g cream is contraindicated to patients having hypersensitivity, therefore it is advised not to use this medication if the patient is having hypersensitivity and allergic to the ingredients of this medication. It is advised to not to use this medication during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use clop g cream ?

Ans: Clop is advised use twice a day for better results. It is important to consult a doctor for proper usage and frequency of Clop g cream.

Ques: what precautions should you take while using Clop g cream?

Ans: Clop g cream should be used with some precautions. It is important to take care of these precautions to avoid worsening conditions. Patients should not use Clop during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Alcohol consumption is harmful while taking this drug. It is advised to wash hands after using this medication and avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of clop g cream?

Ans: Clop g cream should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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About Clop-G Cream
What are the uses of Clop-G Cream
What are the contraindications of Clop-G Cream ?
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What are the interactions of Clop-G Cream ?
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