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