This ointment is a very strong corticosteroid having a very high potency. It reduces the actions of chemicals that cause inflammation in the body. It is used to treat inflammation, redness, and itching caused by several skin conditions such as eczema, allergic reactions, dermatitis, rashes, and psoriasis.
This ointment is not recommended to patients with known allergy to this. It should not be given to anyone younger than 12 years old. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding while using this medicine. If you have any skin infection then make sure your doctor knows about it before prescribing this medicine.
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of action of this ointment is not clinically evaluated.
What is the onset of action?This ointment is well observed systematically. The extent of absorption is based on the characteristics of the skin and preparation.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This ointment is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers as there is a possibility of side-effects on the infant. You should consult your doctor to evaluate the potential benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This ointment should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant. You are suggested to consult your doctor to discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Closone Ointment , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsApply the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not apply if it is almost time for your next dose.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
This ointment 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.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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