Fourderm Cream 20gm

Fourderm Cream 20gm

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20g Cream in Tube
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Medical Description

Fourderm cream is used for the treatment of skin conditions suspected. It can also be helpful in treating bacterial, fungal or mixed infections of the skin. This cream contains a combination of clobet...
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ContainsMiconazole(2.0 %),Chlorhexidine(0.2 %),Clobetasol(0.05 %),Neomycin(0.5 %)
UsesSkin infections
Side effectsBurning, irritation, itching, dryness, allergy
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTIMICROBIAL AND STEROID
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Uses of Fourderm Cream 20gm

Fourderm cream is used for the treatment of various skin infections and inflammation caused by bacterial or fungal infection. It helps in managing the symptoms like scratching, red sores, itching and ...
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Contraindications of Fourderm Cream 20gm

  • If you are allergic to clobetasol, neomycin, miconazole, chlorhexidine or any of the ingredients in this medicine.
  • If you have any untreated skin infection or skin thinning problem.
  • If you have chickenpox, shingles, warts or any other wounds and skin infections.
  • It should not be used for treating infection in your private parts, face, acne, around mouth and skin perforations.
  • This medicine should not be used in children below 2 years of age and for nappy rash.
  • This medicine should not be used on open wounds or skin ulcers or any part which can lead to systemic absorption.

Side effects of Fourderm Cream 20gm

  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Itching
  • Allergy
  • Thinning of skin
  • Cracks on skin
  • Redness
  • Dryness

Precautions and Warnings of Fourderm Cream 20gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I apply Fourderm Cream during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of Fourderm cream in human pregnancy. In case you are prescribed with this cream, avoid using in larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I apply Fourderm Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
Fourderm cream can be used by a breastfeeding woman if prescribed by the doctor. It should not be applied to the breast or areas near the breast of breastfeeding mother as there can be chances of ingestion of this by a breastfed infant. Avoid using it on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Fourderm Cream?
A:
Fourderm cream is to be applied externally and is less likely to influence your driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have applied Fourderm Cream?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Fourderm cream. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol as it can worsen the infection and delay healing.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing any allergic reactions of the skin after applying this cream.
  • You are experiencing other infections after applying this cream.
  • You should not apply this cream for a prolonged duration on a larger skin area or more than the prescribed duration.
  • It would be best if you do not use this cream on any condition other than prescribed by your doctor.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Mode of Action of Fourderm Cream 20gm

How Does It Work?

  • During inflammation or infection of the skin, the body releases some chemical substances which make the skin red, itchy and swollen.
  • Clobetasol is a steroid which acts by blocking the synthesis of natural substance, i.e. prostaglandins which is responsible for itching, swelling and redness.
  • Miconazole works by inhibiting the formation of a fungal cell wall component which leads to altered permeability and growth of fungus causing infection.
  • Neomycin is an antibiotic agent which is widely used for treating various bacterial infection of the skin. It works by inhibiting growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection.
  • Chlorhexidine has antiseptic and antibacterial properties it works by preventing the growth of bacteria on the skin.
  • Collectively all these medicines work more effectively by reducing the infection and inflammation of the skin.

Directions for Use of Fourderm Cream 20gm

  • Use Fourderm cream as directed by your doctor and follow all the instructions.
  • For external use only, apply it on the healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using Fourderm cream unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • Apply a thin layer and rub gently to cover the affected area, for days and time advised by your doctor.
  • If you do not see any improvement in your condition within 15 days, you should consult your doctor.

Interactions of Fourderm Cream 20gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fourderm cream is for local application on skin and thus is less likely to interact with other medicines taken orally. However, it may interact with other topically applied medicine. Discuss with your...
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  • Be cautious if you are taking antifungal medicines like itraconazole and ritonavir which is used in HIV infection, antibiotics such as erythromycin, blood-thinning agents like warfarin and verapamil u...
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Storage and disposal of Fourderm Cream 20gm

  • Store Fourderm cream below 25°C, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard the expired or medicine that is no longer required properly.

Dosage of Fourderm Cream 20gm

Overdose

As Fourderm skin cream is for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have applie...
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Missed a Dose

A missed application of this cream may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed an application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply this medicine to compensate for the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will happen if I accidentally ingest Fourderm cream?

A: If you accidentally ingest Fourderm cream, you may experience stomach discomforts, inform your doctor immediately. The components of this cream have the potential to irritate the stomach. Do not induce vomiting as it can irritate the surface of the food pipe.

Q: Can Fourderm cream be used in children?

A: Fourderm cream should not be used in children. The skin of children is very delicate and thin compared to adults can absorb larger amounts of this cream which can lead to side effects. Also, this medicine contains steroids which can interfere with the growth of children.

Q: Can I use Fourderm cream for pimples?

A: No, Fourderm cream should not be used for any conditions other than prescribed. Especially, you should refrain from using it on the face as the skin of your face is very delicate and sensitive.

Q: Does Fourderm cream contain steroid?

A: Yes, Fourderm cream contains clobetasol which is a steroid and is effective against inflammation and swelling.

Q: Can Fourderm be used inside the nose for redness?

A: No, it should not be used inside the nose or any internal skin or mucous membrane.

Q: Can Fourderm be used for itching around the vagina?

A: No, it should not be used around the vagina, anal area or your private parts. It is better to consult your doctor for any infection related to a sensitive area of your body before using any cream. Do not apply this cream on internal skin or mucous membrane.

Q: Does rashes and itching form after applying Fourderm cream?

A: Yes, you may experience skin irritation, itching and rashes after applying Fourderm cream. However, not everyone gets these side effects. If the local side effects persist for more than 3 days consult your doctor, there may be chances that you are allergic to any of the component of this cream.

Q: Can Fourderm cure ringworm?

A: Yes, Fourderm is effective in curing ringworm and various skin infections caused by bacterial or fungal infections. However, this cream should be used only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can we apply Fourderm on the face?

A: The face skin is sensitive and thin, hence you should not apply Fourderm cream on the face unless strictly told by the doctor. It should be avoided in contact with the eyes or mouth. Fourderm cream should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for.

Q: Can we use Fourderm on private parts?

A: No, Fourderm is not intended for the use on private parts. It is meant for external use only. Avoid letting it go into your eyes, mouth, or vagina. You should use it only on the infected skin part you showed to your doctor and follow all the instructions given by the doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of the Fourderm cream?

A: Burning, irritation, itching, allergy, thinning of skin, dryness or redness at the site of application are a few common side effects that can be seen while applying this cream. However, these symptoms are mild and short-lived.

Q: When do you use the Fourderm?

A: Fourderm cream is used for the treatment of various skin infections and inflammation caused by a bacterial or fungal infections. It helps in managing symptoms like scratching, red sores, itching and rashes associated with skin infections.

Q: Is Fourderm good for fungal infection?

A: Yes, Fourderm is good for treating fungal infections. However, it must be taken only over your doctor's recommendation.

Q: Can Fourderm be used on the scalp?

A: No, you must avoid applying Fourderm cream over the scalp or the nail. It might cause irritation over the area exposed since the skin is comparatively thinner than other areas.

Q: Is Fourderm good for skin?

A: Yes, Fourderm is good for skin. This cream is prescribed to treat the skin problem that you showed to your doctor. It is meant for external skin use only and you should use this cream as directed by your doctor.

Q: Can we use Fourderm for wounds?

A: You should use Fourderm cream only if prescribed by the doctor. The doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication after examining the skin condition or type of skin infection. Do not self-medicate.

Q: Can Fourderm be used on the lips?

A: No, it should not be used on the lips or around the mouth unless told by the doctor. It is usually meant for external application only and should be used exactly as advised by your doctor.

Q: Is Fourderm good for jock itch?

A: It should not be used for treating infection in your private parts or jock itch unless told by the doctor.

Q: Can I use Fourderm for scabies?

A: Fourderm cream is prescribed to treat the skin problem that you showed to your doctor. The doctor will prescribe the appropriate medicine after examining the skin condition.
Product Details
Brand
FOURDERM
Expires on or After
29/06/2023
Last Updated on: 27 May 2022 | 10:58 PM (IST)
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