Cutisoft Cream 15gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CUTISOFT CREAM contains Hydrocortisone acetate which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids. CUTISOFT CREAM is used to treat all types of eczema (type of skin inflammation), dermatitis (itching) and insect bite reactions in affected individuals.  

CUTISOFT CREAM is not recommended for use in patients allergic to hydrocortisone. It is also not recommended for use in patients with untreated skin infection, urticaria (red itchy welts), rosacea (red pus-filled bumps on face), ulcers/infections at the site of treatment, and psoriasis (itchy skin).

Before applying CUTISOFT CREAM, inform your doctor if you smoke, and/or have tuberculosis, diabetes, and liver disease.

CUTISOFT CREAM should be used with caution in pregnant and breast-feeding women. The medicine is also advised to be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). CUTISOFT CREAM can also be used in elderly patients (aged above 65 years) after consulting the doctor.  

The most common side effects of applying CUTISOFT CREAM are atrophy (thinning of muscle tissue), stretch marks, rosacea (red pus-filled bumps on face), perioral dermatitis (inflammation of skin around mouth), acne, and/or purpura (purple coloured rash). Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

USES OF CUTISOFT CREAM

  • Treats all types of eczema, dermatitis, and insect bite reactions in affected individuals

HOW CUTISOFT CREAM WORKS

CUTISOFT CREAM works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (responsible for inflammation and allergies) in the body which results in providing relief from eczema, dermatitis, and insect bite reactions in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply CUTISOFT CREAM as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Apply a thin layer of this medicine on the affected area. Treated areas on the face should not  be covered with a plaster/bandage. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CUTISOFT CREAM

COMMON

  • atrophy (thinning/loss of muscle tissue)
  • stretch marks
  • rosacea (red puss filled bumps on face)
  • perioral dermatitis (inflammation of skin around mouth)
  • acne (pimples)
  • purpura (purple colored rash)

 

UNCOMMON

  • hypertrichosis (condition marked by excessive hair growth)
  • pigment alteration (post inflammatory skin damage)
  • delayed wound healing
  • exacerbation of skin infections 

RARE

Stop applying CUTISOFT CREAM and contact your physician immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of allergic reaction such as reddening of the skin, and/or itching of the skin

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CUTISOFT CREAM should be used with caution during pregnancy and in women planning for pregnancy. Consult your doctor before applying CUTISOFT CREAM.

BREASTFEEDING

CUTISOFT CREAM should be used with caution in breast feeding women. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

LIVER

CUTISOFT CREAM should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Consult your doctor before applying CUTISOFT CREAM.

ALLERGY

Do not apply CUTISOFT CREAM if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. 

OTHERS

CUTISOFT CREAM is not recommended for use if you have:

  • untreated skin infection
  • signs of urticaria (type of allergic reaction) such as pale, reddened patches of skin
  • rosacea (red puss filled bumps on face)
  • ulcers/infections at the site of treatment
  • psoriasis (itchy skin)

Before taking CUTISOFT CREAM, inform your doctor if you have:

  • tuberculosis
  • diabetes

Use in Pediatrics:

CUTISOFT CREAM should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

Use in Geriatrics:

CUTISOFT CREAM should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 60 years). Consult and inform your doctor before applying the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Inform your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.

Overdose:

If you or anyone else applied too much of CUTISOFT CREAM or accidentally swallowed the medicine, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital to manage the overdose symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Hydrocortisone acetate
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroid
Therapeutic Indication :   Eczema, Dermatitis, Insect bite reaction       
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Foam, Tablet, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep the medicine out of reach in children
  • Do not store CUTISOFT CREAM above 25°C

FAQs ABOUT CUTISOFT CREAM

What is CUTISOFT CREAM used for?

CUTISOFT CREAM contains hydrocortisone acetate which is used to treat all types of eczema (type of skin inflammation), dermatitis (itching) and insect bite reactions in affected individuals.

Who should avoid applying [GBNKEYWORD]?

CUTISOFT CREAM is not recommended for use in patients allergic to hydrocortisone and in patients suffering from untreated skin infection, urticaria (type of allergic reaction), rosacea (red puss filled bumps on face), ulcers/infections at the site of treatment, and/or psoriasis (itchy skin) in affected individuals.

What are the side effects of CUTISOFT CREAM?

The most common side effects associated with the use of CUTISOFT CREAM are atrophy (thinning of muscle tissue), stretch marks, rosacea (red pus-filled bumps on face), perioral dermatitis (inflammation of skin around mouth), acne, and/or purpura (purple coloured rash). Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

How CUTISOFT CREAM works?

CUTISOFT CREAM works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (responsible for inflammation and allergies) in the body which results in providing relief from eczema, dermatitis, and insect bite reactions in affected individuals.

Can CUTISOFT CREAM be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?

Yes, CUTISOFT CREAM can be used but with caution in pregnant and breast-feeding women.  Consult your doctor before applying CUTISOFT CREAM.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Drugs Acting on Skin and Mucous Membranes. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013 Page: 895.

2. Hydrocortisone acetate. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem. [Revised in July 2022] [Accessed on 27th July 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Hydrocortisone-acetate

3. Arijit Coondoo, Meghana Phiske, Shyam Verma, and Koushik Lahiri. Side-effects of topical steroids: A long overdue revisit. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. [Revised in October 2014] [Accessed on 28th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4228634/

4. Bethesda. Corticosteroids. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. [Revised on May 2021] [Accessed on 28th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK548400/

5. Joanne R Chalmers, Emma Axon, Jane Harvey, Miriam Santer, Matthew J Ridd, Sandra Lawton, Sinéad Langan, Amanda Roberts, Amina Ahmed, Ingrid Muller, Chiau Ming Long, Saumya Panda, Pavel Chernyshov, Ben Carter, Hywel C Williams, and Kim S Thomas. Different strategies for using topical corticosteroids in people with eczema. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC PubMed Central. [Revised in June 2019] [ Accessed on 28th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6582261/

6. Waymade Plc. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in October 2021] [Accessed on 27th July 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.13103.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Patch test

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    HYDROCORTISONE 1%
    Hsn Code
    30043990
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Cutisoft Cream 15gm

Cutisoft Cream 15gm Mkt: Ipca Laboratories Ltd

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