Silkron Uses

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Silkron indications

infoAn indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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# Mentagrophytes.

# Epidermophyton floccosum.

# Microsporum canis.

# Candida albicans.

Silkron dosage

Apply bd & as directed by physician.

Silkron interactions

There are no known drug interactions with topical Betamethasone dipropionate (Silkron).

Silkron side effects

Skin discoloration, hypochromia, burning, erythema, exudation & pruritus. Stinging, blistering, peeling, edema, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, skin maceration, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae & miliaria.

Silkron contraindications

Facial rosacea, acne vulgaris, peri-oral dermatitis and anal pruritus, bacterial infections.

Active ingredient matches for Silkron:

Betamethasone dipropionate/Clotrimazole in Vietnam.

Betamethasone dipropionate/clotrimazole/gentamicin sulfate in Hongkong.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Silkron 1 tube x 10 g
Silkron cream 10 g x 1's (Dongkwang)

List of Silkron substitutes (brand and generic names):

Antoxcin-Plus 1 tube x 10g
Antoxcin-Plus 1 tube x 15 g
Betacloge cream 10 g x 1's (Pacific Pharma (Korea))
Candigen-BG Betamethasone 0.05 % w/w, Gentamicin 0.3 % w/w, Clotrimazole 1 % w/w/1 g. CRM / 10g (Galantica)
Candigen-BG Betamethasone 0.05% w/w, Gentamicin 0.3% w/w, Clotrimazole 1% w/w/g CRM / 10g (Galantica)
10g (Galantica)
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CANDIGEN-BG cream 10g (Galantica)
Clobegen / Weidar 1 g
Clobegen / Weidar 10 g
Clobegen 1 g
Clobegen 10 g
Eftiron 1 tube x 10 g
Sikemeron 10 tube 10g
Silfuron 1 tube x 10 g
15ml (Ranbaxy (Consumer HC))$ 0.43
Statum-B Lotion Clotrimazole1%w/w, Betamethasone Dipropionate0.05%w/w/g Lotion / 15ml (Ranbaxy (Consumer HC))$ 0.43
Statum-B Lotion Clotrimazole 1% w/w, betamethasone / asdipropionate 025% w/v LOTION / 15ml (Ranbaxy (Consumer HC))$ 0.43
STATUM-B LOTION lotion 15ml (Ranbaxy (Consumer HC))$ 0.43
Statum-B Lotion Clotrimazole1%w/w, Betamethasone Dipropionate0.05%w/w/g Lotion / 15ml (Ranbaxy (Consumer HC))$ 0.43
Statum-B Lotion Clotrimazole 1% w/w, betamethasone / asdipropionate 025% w/v LOTION / 15ml (Ranbaxy (Consumer HC))$ 0.43

References

  1. DailyMed. "GENTAMICIN SULFATE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DailyMed. "BETAMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE; CLOTRIMAZOLE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. DailyMed. "BETAMETHASONE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Silkron are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Silkron. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

2 consumers reported useful

Was the Silkron drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
Users%
Useful2
100.0%


2 consumers reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Silkron drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
Users%
Expensive1
50.0%
Not expensive1
50.0%


6 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Silkron before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes > 3 month and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Silkron. To get the time effectiveness of using Silkron drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
> 3 month1
16.7%
1 day1
16.7%
1 week1
16.7%
3 days1
16.7%
5 days1
16.7%
1 month1
16.7%


18 consumers reported age

Users%
16-295
27.8%
46-605
27.8%
30-454
22.2%
> 601
5.6%
< 11
5.6%
1-51
5.6%
6-151
5.6%


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