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