FAQs ABOUT CORTENT CREAM
What is CORTENT CREAM used for?
CORTENT CREAM 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 CORTENT CREAM for wounds?
CORTENT CREAM 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 CORTENT CREAM for kids?
CORTENT CREAM 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 CORTENT CREAM be used for vitiligo?
CORTENT CREAM 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 CORTENT CREAM on my face for face brightening?
CORTENT CREAM 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 CORTENT CREAM cause any harmful side effects?
Long term usage of CORTENT CREAM 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 CORTENT CREAM along with my regular medications if I already have a skin infection?
No. Do not use CORTENT CREAM without consulting your doctor if you already have a skin infection. Avoid using CORTENT CREAM for other infections as it may cause other serious effects.
How should I use CORTENT CREAM?
Always apply CORTENT CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Apply a thin layer of CORTENT CREAM on the affected area. Do not cover the affected site after applying CORTENT CREAM. Avoid contact of CORTENT CREAM with your eyes (including eyelids), ears, nose, armpits or with other mucous membranes (such as the vagina). Do not apply CORTENT CREAM on the damaged skin. Contact your doctor immediately if you cannot see any improvement in your condition even after using CORTENT CREAM for the stipulated duration.
Can CORTENT CREAM be used on the face?
No. CORTENT CREAM should not be used on the face, groin, or armpits. Consult your doctor for advice.