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Provate Lotion

Manufacturer: Percos India Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Betamethasone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Provate Lotion is primarily prescribed to treat various skin diseases including eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. Provate Lotion belonging to the glucocorticoid class of medication, acts as a steroid.

Being a corticosteroid, it works by decreasing inflammation and modifying the body's immune response to various conditions. You are advised to not take this medication if you have allergy, systemic fungal infection or an active untreated infection.

Provate Lotion can interact with a few other medicines so inform your doctor if you take amlodipine, mifepristone, warfarin, ethinyl, estradiol, insulin, ciprofloxacin, BCG vaccine. Prescriber may recommend increased dietary vitamins, minerals, or iron.

It is the medication that works by altering the response of the immune system of the body and also decreases inflammation. This medicine is not recommended to use during pregnancy or breastfeeding unless absolutely required, in which case breastfeeding should be discontinued.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Allergic Skin Condition

  • Allergy

  • Systemic Fungal Infection

  • Active Untreated Infection

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • Skin Itch

  • Drying And Cracking Of Skin

  • Acne

  • Change In Skin Color

  • Irritation

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary depending on the form and route of administration.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within a few minutes after oral administration as it is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this lotion during pregnancy is not recommended unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medicine while breastfeeding is not recommended.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found or established.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    No interaction found or established.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    No interaction found or established.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    No interaction found or established.
  • Missed Dose instructions

    Contact your doctor for instructions if you missed a scheduled dose of this medicine. A self-attempt to make up for the lost dose may result in adverse effects.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine for is suspected especially when the prescribed dose is very high. Symptoms may include thinning of the skin, easy bruising and bleeding, body fat deposits etc.

This lotion is a potent glucocorticoid with minimal mineralocorticoid action. It decreases inflammation by inhibiting the migration of leukocytes and reduces the permeability of capillaries and inhibiting prostaglandins and other inflammatory mediators.

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 Alcohol


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

Ques: What is Provate Lotion?

Ans: This drug is a steroid that inhibits the formation of chemicals in the body that may lead to inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Ques: What are the uses of Provate Lotion?

Ans: Provate Lotion is helpful in treating allergic conditions of skin.

Ques: Is Provate Lotion a steroid?

Ans: Yes, the drug comes under the category of corticosteroids and can help with many conditions including allergic reaction.

Ques: Is Provate Lotion safe to use?

Ans: This medication is considered safe to use if used in dose and duration as prescribed by the healthcare professional. However, it is not safe to use Provate Lotion if you have a known history of allergy to it.

Ques: Does Provate Lotion cause hair loss?

Ans: Provate Lotion does not cause hair loss. Moreover, it can lead to an increase in hair growth on the body when this drug is used for longer duration. Consult your doctor if you encounter this side effect.
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