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Tigboderm Cream

Manufacturer: Nem Laboratories
Medicine composition: Betamethasone, Chlorocresol, Gentamicin, Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin), Tolnaftate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: October 07, 2019

This cream belongs to the glucocorticoid class of medication. It acts as a steroid and has antibacterial & anti-fungal properties. The medicine treats skin diseases including psoriasis and dermatitis.

You are advised to not take this medication if you have allergy, systemic fungal infection or any active untreated infection. Also, inform your doctor if you suffer from tuberculosis, electrolytic imbalance, gastrointestinal perforations, infections, myocardial infarction, ocular herpes infection, scleroderma or threadworm infection.

Serious side effects may include an increased risk of infection, severe allergic reactions, skin rash or irritation. Discontinuing the medication suddenly after a long-term use may be dangerous. The cream commonly results an increased hair growth.

  • Skin Disorders

  • Pruritus

  • Dermatitis

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Allergy

  • Active Untreated Infection

  • Itching Or Rash

  • Skin Irritation

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Burning Or Stinging Sensation At Application Site

  • 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?

    It is subject to vary depending on the route of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended.
  • 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.

The cream 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. It also act as an antiprotozoal and antifungal drug. This drug inhibits certain enzymes and also prevents DNA replication. However, not much else is known regarding the mechanism of action of the same medication. Lastly, it 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.

Ques: What is Tigboderm cream?

Ans: Tigboderm belongs to the glucocorticoid class of medication and works like a steroid. It contains Betamethasone Topical, Chlorocresol, Clioquinol, Gentamicin Topical and Tolnaftate Topical as active ingredients.

Ques: What are the uses of Tigboderm cream?

Ans: Tigboderm Cream is used for the treatment of minor bacterial skin infections, pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses and fungal infection.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Tigboderm cream?

Ans: Possible side-effects include eczema, burning, itching and irritation.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Tigboderm cream?

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

Ques: What are the contraindications to Tigboderm Cream?

Ans: It should not be used if you have the following conditions such as Allergic reactions, Eye infections, Hypersensitivity, Occlusive dressings, Tuberculosis of the skin, etc.

Ques: Is Tigboderm Cream safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

Ques: Will Tigboderm Cream be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose can lead to increased chances of side effects.
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