Generic Name:- Clobetasol propionate 0.05 % w/w
Manufactured By:- National Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Efnate cream contains Clobetasol Propionate. It helps to reduce swelling and irritation of the skin.
Dose and Direction of Use
Use this medication on the skin only as directed by your doctor. Wash and dry your hand and clean the affected area before using this medication. Apply sparingly to the affected area once or twice daily until improvement occurs. In the more responsive conditions this may be within a few days. As with other highly active topical steroid preparations, therapy should be discontinued when control is achieved. When appyling near eyes, avoid getting in eyes. Also, don't get it in the nose or mouth.
Mode of Action
The major effect of Clobetasol Propionate on skin is a non-specific anti inflammatory response, partially due to vasoconstriction and decrease in collagen synthesis.
- Psoriasis (excluding widespread plaque psoriasis)
- Recalcitrant dermatoses
- Lichen planus
- Discoid lupus erythematosus
- Other skin conditions which do not respond satisfactorily to less potent steroids.
- Hypersensitivity to Clobetasol Propionate
- Untreated cutaneous infections
- Acne vulgaris
- Pruritus without inflammation
- Perianal and genital pruritus
- Perioral dermatitis
- Dermatoses in children less than 1 year of age, including dermatitis and nappy eruptions
Precautions and Warning
- Topical steroids should not be used in pregnancy in large amounts or for prolonged periods.
- The safe use of Efnate during lactation has not been established. If used Efnate should not be applied to the breasts to avoid accidental ingestion by the infant.
- Clobetasol may cause harm when swallowed.
- Don't use this medication in the area where infection or sore is to be treated.
- Remember to rinse with water if it gets in your eye or mouth.
- Don't apply two doses at one time for the missed dose.