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Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Clobetasol, Neomycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 29, 2019

This medication is a very strong corticosteroid having a very high potency. It reduces the actions of chemicals that cause inflammation in the body. The medicine is used to treat inflammation, redness and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as eczema, allergic reactions, dermatitis, rashes and psoriasis.

The medicine also cures several autoimmune diseases including vitiligo, alopecia areata, lichen planus, lichen sclerosus. This medicine is not recommended to patients with known allergy to it. It should also not be given to anyone younger than 12 years old.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Dermatologist before using this medicine.

The medication is used for the treatment of conditions like:

Following are some of the common side effects that may occur:

  • Application Site Reactions (Burning Sensation)

  • Dry Skin

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Itching Of Skin

  • Body Pain

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of action of this medicine is not clinically evaluated.
  • What is the onset of action?

    This medicine is well observed systematically. The extent of absorption is based on the characteristics of the skin and preparation.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The medicine is suggested to be ignored by breastfeeding mothers.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not use it if it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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This medication 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.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.

Ques: What is Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream?

Ans: Clobetasol is a salt which performs its action by obstructing the production of prostaglandins that make the skin red, inflated and itchy.

Ques: What are the uses of Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream?

Ans: Clobetasol is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as severe allergic reactions, allergic conditions and skin disorders.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream?

Ans: Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness) and skin thinning are possible side-effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream?

Ans: Clobetasol should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: If you take this medication with the food, the reactions that took place in the body carry-outs in a much effective manner.

Ques: How long do I need to use Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: You can follow your normal diet under the usage of this medication.

Ques: Will Exel Gn 0.05% W/W/0.5% W/W Cream be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: Excess usage of this medication can trigger side effects.
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