POWERCORT Shampoo 100ml

Skin Infections Rx required

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MRP ₹245.00
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INTRODUCTION

POWERCORT contains Clobetasol propionate which belongs to a group of medicines called topical steroids. It helps to reduce the swelling and irritation. It is used to reduce redness and itchiness of certain skin problems. Clobetasol is a corticosteroid which means it helps to reduce inflammation in the skin. Skin gets inflamed due to allergic reactions or irritation which causes various chemicals to be released in the skin. Due to this the blood vessels widen, and the irritated skin becomes red, swollen, itchy and painful. It works inside the skin cells to stop the release of these chemicals thus reducing the swelling, redness and itching.

POWERCORT is a strong and effective treatment for the inflamed skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. Tell your doctor before using this medicine, if you have an infection on your scalp. Always use this medicine exactly doctor has told you. It is for external use only. This medicine is used on the scalp only. Do not apply it to other areas of body. It is not recommended for use in patients under 18 years of age. Children have smaller body sizes and so have a higher chance of side effects. The most common side effects include burning, pain, irritation, rash.

USES OF POWERCORT

  • indicated for treatment of moderate to severe forms of scalp psoriasis

HOW POWERCORT WORKS

POWERCORT works inside the skin cells to stop the release of these chemicals thus reducing the swelling, redness and itching.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use this medicine exactly doctor has told you. It is for external use only. This medicine is used on the scalp only. Do not apply it to other areas of body.

SIDE EFFECTS OF POWERCORT

SERIOUS

  • itching
  • dryness
  • redness

COMMON

  • feel of burning, pain, irritation
  • rash

RARE

  • skin dryness
  • changes to the colour of your skin

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin redness:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

Skin dryness:

Using a moisturiser and a humidifier may help to soothe dryness. Avoiding alcohol, caffeine and tobacco may relieve the dry mouth and dry skin.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

POWERCORT is considered safe for use by pregnant women. It is advised to consult your doctor before using this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

POWERCORT is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor before using this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not use POWERCORT if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to this medicine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are using or recently used or might use any other medicine, if you are taking ritonavir and itraconazole medications.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Clobetasol propionate
Pharmacological Category :   Topical steroids
Therapeutic Indication :  

Reduce itching and skin redness

Dosage Forms :   Cream, Ointment, Gel (Topical), Lotion, Shampoo, Foam, Solution

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT POWERCORT

Is POWERCORT a strong steroid?

It is a topical steroid used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by number of skin conditions including allergic reactions, eczema, and psoriasis. It is a very strong (super high potency) corticosteroid.

What is POWERCORT used for?

It is used for the treatment of moderate to severe forms of scalp psoriasis.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Chapter – 64, Drugs acting on skin and mucous membrane, Page – 895.

2. Dr Amanda Oakley, Topical steroid, [Revised on 01/2016] [Accessed on 08 Oct 2020] https://dermnetnz.org/topics/topical-steroid/

3. Stiefel Laboratories, Inc.; U.S.Food and drug administration; [Revised on 04/2013] [Accessed 08 Oct 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2013/022013s009lbl.pdf

4. Tolmar, Inc.; Dailymed; [Revised on 08/2020] [Accessed 08 Oct 2020] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=13650490-bc5d-47f0-8d67-9d004b847021

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    120
    Ingredient
    CLOBETASOL 0.05 %
    Hsn Code
    30043200
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POWERCORT Shampoo 100ml

POWERCORT Shampoo 100ml Mkt: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.245.00
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