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INTRODUCTION

LOZIVATE F CREAM is a combination of Clobetasol and Fusidic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids and Antibiotics respectively. It is used to treat skin infections such as impetigo (crusty and swollen patch on the skin with pus), psoriasis (itching), eczema, or dermatitis. It can also be used to treat cuts and wounds which are infected.

Eczema or dermatitis is a term for several different types of skin swelling that cause dry, itchy skin and rashes on the face, elbows, behind the knees, and on the hands and feet.

During course of the treatment your doctor might regularly examine your skin to avoid any unwanted side effects.

Avoid smoking while using LOZIVATE F CREAM. Consult your doctor before using the medicine.

LOZIVATE F CREAM is not recommended for use in children (ages less than 1 year). Before using LOZIVATE F CREAM, inform your doctor if you have skin conditions like acne, rosacea, perioral dermatitis, viral or fungal skin infections, blisters caused by any infection, or if you are using it on your child.

LOZIVATE F CREAM should be used with caution in pregnant women. LOZIVATE F CREAM is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

The most common side effect of using LOZIVATE F CREAM is skin irritation. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF LOZIVATE F CREAM

It is used to treat skin conditions such as:

  • impetigo
  • psoriasis
  • eczema, or dermatitis
  • infected cuts and wounds

HOW LOZIVATE F CREAM WORKS

LOZIVATE F CREAM treats skin infection where Clobetasol induces certain proteins (lipocortins), that control the production of inflammatory mediators like prostaglandins and leukotrienes, thus controlling inflammation, and Fusidic acid works against the bacteria by interfering with their protein synthesis.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use LOZIVATE F CREAM as directed by the physician. It is for external use only. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the medicine. Check the label for directions before use. Your doctor will decide the right dose depends on the age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LOZIVATE F CREAM

COMMON

  • burning or irritation
  • raised bumps with pus under the skin

UNCOMMON

  • irritation at application site (pain, burning, itching, stinging and skin redness)
  • rash
  • eczema

RARE

  • eye infection and inflammation
  • hives, skin swelling, blistering

Stop using LOZIVATE F CREAM and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, swelling in face or throat, severe skin rash)
  • worsening of skin problem, or swelling of skin

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LOZIVATE F CREAM should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

LOZIVATE F CREAM is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Consult your doctor if you feel any side effect during treatment with LOZIVATE F CREAM that may stop you from driving or using machines.

ALLERGY

Do not use LOZIVATE F CREAM if you are allergic to Clobetasol, Fusidic acid or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

LOZIVATE F CREAM is not recommended for use if you:

  • have acne
  • have rosacea
  • have perioral dermatitis
  • have itching around your anus or private parts
  • have viral infections like cold sores, herpes, or chicken pox
  • have fungal infections like ringworm, athletes foot, or thrush
  • have skin blisters or sores

Before taking LOZIVATE F CREAM, inform your doctor if you:

  • are going to apply the medicine under an airtight dressing, like a child’s nappy
  • have psoriasis

Use in pediatrics:

LOZIVATE F CREAM is not recommended for use in children (ages less than 1 year). Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before using LOZIVATE F CREAM, inform your doctor if you are using, have used, or might use any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of LOZIVATE F CREAM, contact your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Clobetasol, Fusidic acid
Pharmacological Category :   Corticosteroid, Antibiotic
Therapeutic Indication :   Eczema, Dermatitis, Impetigo, Psoriasis
Dosage Forms :   Cream, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep LOZIVATE F CREAM out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 30°C

FAQs ABOUT LOZIVATE F CREAM

For how long can I use LOZIVATE F CREAM?

Use LOZIVATE F CREAM for as long as your doctor advises you to. If you use it over a long time or in large amounts it may increase your chances of getting side effects, and your skin may get more sensitive to the medicine. You should not use it for a long time on your face.

What special precautions should I take while using LOZIVATE F CREAM?

Take special care if you are going to use LOZIVATE F CREAM near your eyes. Do not smoke or go near flames as it may cause severe burns. Cloth that has been in contact with this medicine burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard. Consult your doctor in case of any concerns.

What if I accidently get LOZIVATE F CREAM in my eye?

If you accidentally get LOZIVATE F CREAM in your eye, immediately wash it out with cold water. Then wash your eye with eyewash if possible. You may feel stinging in your eye. If you begin to have any problems with your sight or your eye is hurting, contact your doctor immediately.

Can I stop using LOZIVATE F CREAM?

Do not stop using LOZIVATE F CREAM unless your doctor advises you to stop. If you have any more doubts regarding the use of this medicine, ask your doctor.

What if I forget to apply a dose of LOZIVATE F CREAM?

If you forget to apply a dose of LOZIVATE F CREAM, do it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not use the medicine twice to make up for a forgotten dose.

Can LOZIVATE F CREAM be used on infants?

No. LOZIVATE F CREAM is not recommended for children (below 1 year of age). Your doctor will decide the correct dose or select a suitable alternative therapy for your child.

Can LOZIVATE F CREAM be used in breastfeeding?

Before using LOZIVATE F CREAM, inform your doctor if you are breast-feeding, or are planning to do so. LOZIVATE F CREAM is not recommended for use during breast feeding. If you do use it when breast-feeding, do not apply it on your breast area so that the baby does not accidentally ingest the medicine.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Macrolide and other Antibacterial Antibiotics. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 759.

2. PubChem Compound Summary for CID 5311051, Clobetasol. National Center for Biotechnology Information. June 2022. [Accessed on 25th June 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Clobetasol#section=Mechanism-of-Action

3. LEO Laboratories Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in November 2019] [Accessed on 25th June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5510.pdf

4. Tiofarma B.V. Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA). [Revised in January 2018] [Accessed on 25th June 2022] https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/pil-2192536-14022018143249-636542155701250000.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Patch testing

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    CLOBETASOL PROPIONATE 0.05%W/W+FUSIDIC ACID 2%W/W
    Hsn Code
    30043200
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