What is ZYCLO Ointment used for?
ZYCLO Ointment is a topical corticosteroid medication indicated for the treatment of swelling, redness and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, allergic reactions, and so on. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to take ZYCLO Ointment?
The dosage of ZYCLO Ointment prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Wash your hands before and after using ZYCLO Ointment. Apply a small amount of the medicine onto the affected area and rub it gently. Do not use it over a large area of the skin. Do not cover treated skin area with a bandage unless advised by your doctor.
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use ZYCLO Ointment medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of ZYCLO Ointment, seek medical attention immediately.
What are the drugs that interact with ZYCLO Ointment?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of ZYCLO Ointment, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of ZYCLO Ointment?
Like other medicines, ZYCLO Ointment can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of ZYCLO Ointment are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of ZYCLO Ointment cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of ZYCLO Ointment develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
ZYCLO Ointment can cause side effects such as:
- Thinning of your skin
- Dry skin
- Skin rash
This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using ZYCLO Ointment.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking ZYCLO Ointment?
Is it possible for me to use ZYCLO Ointment with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use ZYCLO Ointment?
What are the possible drug interactions of ZYCLO Ointment?
How will ZYCLO Ointment work in my body?
How should ZYCLO Ointment be used?
How to reduce the risk of ZYCLO Ointment drug interactions and side effects?
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