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