ZINCODERM G CREAM is a combination of Clobetasol propionate, Gentamicin and Zinc sulphate which belongs to a group of medicines called Topical Corticosteroids, Aminoglycoside antibiotics and Astringents respectively. ZINCODERM G CREAM is used to treat bacterial skin infections, which include eczema, psoriasis and contact dermatitis. It is also used to treat skin swelling, irritation and redness.
Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition generally characterised by symptoms such as dry skin, red rashes and itchy, bumpy skin. Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes a rash with itchy, scaly patches that most commonly occur on the knees, elbows, trunk and scalp. Contact dermatitis is a skin condition that occurs due to direct contact with a substance or an allergic reaction to it and is generally characterised by symptoms such as bumps, blisters, dry skin and an itchy rash.
ZINCODERM G CREAM is not recommended for use in patients allergic to clobetasol propionate, gentamicin or zinc sulfate. It is also not recommended for use in patients with skin problems such as acne, rosacea (severe flushing of the skin on and around your nose), perioral dermatitis (a spotty red rash around your mouth), itching around the anus and genitals, infected or itchy skin and widespread plaque psoriasis.
Before applying ZINCODERM G CREAM, inform your doctor if you have had previous bone symptoms (such as bone pain), a previous allergic reaction with another steroid, broken or damaged skin, a chronic leg ulcer and/or psoriasis. ZINCODERM G CREAM should be used with caution during pregnancy and in women who are breastfeeding.ZINCODERM G CREAM is not recommended for use in children under the age of one year.
The most common side effects of using ZINCODERM G CREAM are burning, pain, irritation and/or itching at the application site. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms get worse.