Tufderm Cream 30gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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MRP ₹116.14
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INTRODUCTION

TUFDERM 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 (steroid) 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.

Always use this medicine exactly doctor has told you. It is for external use only. Do not use this medicine on children under one year of age. TUFDERM is a strong and effective treatment for the inflamed skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. If you have thick patches of the psoriasis on your elbows or knees, your doctor may suggest applying this medicine under an airtight dressing. Do not take this medicine, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to this medicine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

USES OF TUFDERM

  • Reduce redness and itchiness of certain skin problems

HOW TUFDERM WORKS

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. TUFDERM 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. Do not use this medicine on children under one year of age.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TUFDERM

SERIOUS

  • skin problem
  • psoriasis and raised bumps with pus under the skin

COMMON

  • feel of burning, pain, irritation or itching

RARE

  • skin thinning
  • skin wrinkling
  • skin dryness
  • changes to the colour of your skin
  • increased body hair

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

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

BREASTFEEDING

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

ALLERGY

Do not take TUFDERM 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 TUFDERM

Is TUFDERM a strong steroid?

It is a very strong (super-high potency) corticosteroid used to treat inflammation and itching caused by number of skin conditions.

What is TUFDERM used for?

It is used on the skin to treat swelling, itching and irritation. It can help with skin problems such as eczema, including contact dermatitis, 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. Marsha L. Gordon, The role of clobetasol propionate emollient 0.05% in the treatment of patients with dry, scaly, corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses, [Revised on 01/1998] [Accessed on 08 Oct 2020] https://www.clinicaltherapeutics.com/article/S0149-2918(98)80032-5/fulltext#secd18838913e46

4. GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals S.A, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on 01/2020] [Accessed on 08 Oct 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.939.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    45
    Ingredient
    CLOBETASOL 0.05%
    Hsn Code
    30043200
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Tufderm Cream 30gm

Tufderm Cream 30gm Mkt: Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd

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