CLOREZ Ointment 30gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CLOREZ OINTMENT contains Clobetasol, which belongs to the group of medicines called Topical corticosteroids. It is used in adults and adolescents (aged 12 years or above) to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis that have not responded to milder steroid creams or ointments.

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated skin disease that speeds up the growth cycle of skin cells, causing patches of thick red skin and silvery scales, typically on the elbows, knees, scalp, lower back, face, palms, and soles, but can affect other places also. Eczema (also called dermatitis) includes several different types of skin swelling, causing dry, itchy skin and rashes on the face, inside the elbows, behind the knees, and on the hands and feet. Scratching the skin can make it turn red, swell and itch even more.

CLOREZ OINTMENT is not recommended for use in patients with other bacterial, fungal, or viral infections (such as herpes simplex, chicken pox and tuberculosis). Before using CLOREZ OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you have a skin infection, diabetes, adrenal gland problem, scheduled surgery, acne, plaques around your mouth, underarms, anus, or genitals and liver diseases.

CLOREZ OINTMENT should be used during pregnancy only if recommended by your doctor. CLOREZ OINTMENT should be used with caution by breastfeeding women. CLOREZ OINTMENT is not recommended for use by children under 12 years of age. The most common side effects of using CLOREZ OINTMENT are thinning of the skin, widening of small veins in the skin, skin discomfort and dryness. Contact your doctor if any of your symptoms get worse or persist.

USES OF CLOREZ OINTMENT

  • Treats inflammatory condition of the skin such as psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, etc

HOW CLOREZ OINTMENT WORKS

CLOREZ OINTMENT is a topical corticosteroid with anti-itching, anti-inflammatory and vasoconstrictive properties. It acts by blocking the release of certain chemical mediators (prostaglandins, leukotrienes) in the body that causes pain, inflammation and swelling. As a result, it effectively reduces the skin redness, itchiness, inflammation, swelling, and irritation associated with certain skin problems.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply CLOREZ OINTMENT as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Apply a thin layer of CLOREZ OINTMENT on the affected area. Do not cover the affected site after applying CLOREZ OINTMENT.

Avoid contact of CLOREZ OINTMENT with your eyes (including eyelids), ears, nose, armpits or with other mucous membranes (such as the vagina). Do not apply CLOREZ OINTMENT to the damaged skin.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CLOREZ OINTMENT

COMMON

  • irritation and burning at the infected site
  • thinning of the skin
  • widened small veins in the skin
  • skin discomfort, dryness

UNCOMMON

  • wounds that take time to heal

RARE

Stop using CLOREZ OINTMENT and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following:

  • reduced adrenal function (tiredness, nausea, vomiting, lack of energy, low blood pressure, weakness, heart attack)
  • Cushing’s syndrome (weight gain, thin arms, legs, belly fat)
  • hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
  • vision problems like cataract (cloudy lens) and glaucoma (high pressure in the eye)
  • skin reactions at the infected area
  • growth impairment in children
  • dizziness
  • worsening of psoriasis (red, scaly, thick patches on the skin)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Irritation and burning:

Avoid sharing vessels, personal items, or cosmetics with others. Use disinfects on objects you use in public spaces, such as gym equipment. Drink enough water and consume a nutritious diet. Do not use irritants or harsh chemicals. Sleep seven to eight hours every night. Use sunscreens to prevent sunburn and other sun damage. Wash hands regularly with soap and water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CLOREZ OINTMENT should be used during pregnancy only if recommended by your doctor. Consult your doctor before using CLOREZ OINTMENT.

BREASTFEEDING

CLOREZ OINTMENT should be used with caution by breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using CLOREZ OINTMENT.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

CLOREZ OINTMENT is not expected to have any effects on your ability to drive and use machines.

LIVER

CLOREZ OINTMENT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before using CLOREZ OINTMENT.

ALLERGY

Do not use CLOREZ OINTMENT if you are allergic to Clobetasol or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

CLOREZ OINTMENT should not be used in patients with untreated tuberculosis. Consult your doctor before using CLOREZ OINTMENT.

OTHERS

CLOREZ OINTMENT is not recommended for use if you:

  • have other bacterial, or viral infections (Ex. herpes simplex, chicken pox, cold sores)
  • have fungal infections (Ex. ringworm, athletes’ foot or thrush)
  • have a weak immune response
  • have acne rosacea or acne vulgaris
  • are about to have any surgery
  • have plaques around your mouth, underarms, back passage, or genitals

Before using CLOREZ OINTMENT inform your doctor if you:

  • have a skin infection
  • have diabetes
  • have adrenal gland problems
  • have acne
  • have a history of irritation or other skin reactions to a steroid medicine

Use in pediatrics:

CLOREZ OINTMENT is not recommended for use in children (under 12 years of age). Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

CLOREZ OINTMENT should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before using CLOREZ OINTMENT.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using CLOREZ OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken, or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used more of CLOREZ OINTMENT, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose might include features of hypercortisolism (easy bruising, wide purple stretch marks, mainly on the stomach, breasts, hips, and under the arms, weak muscles).

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Clobetasol

Pharmacological Category :  

Topical corticosteroid

Therapeutic Indication :  

Inflammatory condition of the skin like psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, etc

Dosage Forms :  

Ointment, Lotion, Cream, Gel, Foam, Topical solution, Shampoo

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CLOREZ OINTMENT out of reach from children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT CLOREZ OINTMENT

What is CLOREZ OINTMENT used for?

CLOREZ OINTMENT is used in adults and adolescents (aged 12 years or above) to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis that have not responded to milder steroid creams or ointments.

Can I use CLOREZ OINTMENT for wounds?

CLOREZ OINTMENT is not intended for use on wounds. Do not use it for any indication other than prescribed. Consult your doctor for advice.

Can we use CLOREZ OINTMENT for kids?

CLOREZ OINTMENT is not recommended for use in children (younger than 12 years of age). Consult your child’s doctor for advice. The doctor will decide on an appropriate dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.

Can CLOREZ OINTMENT be used for vitiligo?

CLOREZ OINTMENT can be used for the treatment of limited areas of vitiligo. Do not use it for any indication other than prescribed. Consult your doctor for advice.

Can I use CLOREZ OINTMENT on my face for face brightening?

CLOREZ OINTMENT is not intended for beauty purposes. Do not use it for any indication other than prescribed. Consult your doctor for advice.

Will over-usage of CLOREZ OINTMENT cause any harmful side effects?

Long term usage of CLOREZ OINTMENT can cause some systemic effects such as suppression of pituitary-adrenal function, resulting in secondary adrenal insufficiency. Consult your doctor for advice.

Can I use CLOREZ OINTMENT along with my regular medications if I already have a skin infection?

No. Do not use CLOREZ OINTMENT without consulting your doctor if you already have a skin infection. Avoid using CLOREZ OINTMENT for other infections as it may cause other serious effects.

How should I use CLOREZ OINTMENT?

Always apply CLOREZ OINTMENT as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Apply a thin layer of CLOREZ OINTMENT on the affected area. Do not cover the affected site after applying CLOREZ OINTMENT. Avoid contact of CLOREZ OINTMENT with your eyes (including eyelids), ears, nose, armpits or with other mucous membranes (such as the vagina). Do not apply CLOREZ OINTMENT on the damaged skin. Contact your doctor immediately if you cannot see any improvement in your condition even after using CLOREZ OINTMENT for the stipulated duration.

Can CLOREZ OINTMENT be used on the face?

No. CLOREZ OINTMENT should not be used on the face, groin, or armpits. Consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

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2. KD Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of Pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page no: 895.

3. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. Topical Corticosteroid Therapy for Psoriasis—A Review of Clobetasol Propionate 0.025% Cream and the Clinical Relevance of Penetration Modification. NCBI. PMC US National Library of Medicine. National Institute of Health February 2020. [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7158910/

4. Stiefel, a GSK Company. Study to Evaluate Safety, Efficacy and Tolerability of Clobetasol Propionate for Chronic Hand Dermatitis. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine. ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in October 2012] [Accessed on 27th August 2022] https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00828464?term=clobetasol&cond=Skin+Diseases&draw=2&rank=1

5. Lupin limited. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. [Revised in May 2020] [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2020/213691s000lbl.pdf

6. Sandoz Canada Inc health Canada. Sandoz Clobetasol (Clobetasol Propionate Solution). [Revised in December 2017] [Accessed on 14th June 2022] https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00054412.PDF

7. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Cortaz Foam (Clobetasol propionate Topical Foam 0.05% w/w). [Revised in July 2021] [Accessed on 27th August 2022] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/2893.pdf

8. Dailymed. Clobetasol propionate. [Revised in September 2020] [Accessed on 27th August 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/fda/fdaDrugXsl.cfm?setid=2d4fa3a3-dc1c-4d3c-9959-4751e09d25be&type=display

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