Skintop Uses

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Consists of Beclometasone Topical, Clotrimazole Topical, Neomycin Topical

What is Beclometasone Topical (Skintop)?

Beclomethasone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.

Beclomethasone nasal is used to treat nasal symptoms such as congestion, sneezing, and runny nose caused by seasonal or year-round allergies. The Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) brand of this medication is also used to keep nasal polyps from coming back after surgery to remove them.

Beclomethasone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) indications

An 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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Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) 50 mcg Maintenance treatment of asthma & bronchostenotic conditions. Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) 250 mcg Asthmatic patients whose symptoms are inadequately controlled w/ the usual dose of beclomethasone dipropionate via inhalation.

Uses of Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) is used to treat itching, oozing, crusting, dryness associated with skin diseases like eczema, dermatitis or psoriasis.

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) description

The dose which the patient gets through the mouthpiece of the device is 180 mcg.

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) contains 200 doses of finely powdered beclomethasone dipropionate mixed in a small quantity of lactose. The amount of drug received by the patient (180 mcg/dose) corresponds to that from 2 puffs of the freon-based beclomethasone inhalation aerosol with a metered dose of 100 mcg/dose. The dose to be inhaled is released from the container by pressing the device between the thumb and the forefinger. This is followed by inhalation through the device. As a result, beclomethasone dipropionate particles are transferred to their target, the lungs. Use of the Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) does not require coordination of actuation of the dose and inhalation.

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) dosage

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Management of Chronic Asthma: Adults and Children >12 years: 100-400 mcg twice daily. Maximum: 1000 mcg twice daily.

Children (5-12 years): 100-200 mcg twice daily. Maximum: 200-400 mcg twice daily.

Prophylaxis of Asthma: Adults and Children >12 years: 50-200 mcg twice daily. Increase if necessary to maximum 400 mcg twice daily.

Children (5-12 years): The usual starting dose is 100 mcg twice daily. Depending on the severity of asthma, the daily dose may be increased up to 400 mcg administered in 2-4 divided doses.

When patient's symptoms remain under satisfactory control, the dose should be titrated to the lowest dose at which effective control of asthma is maintained.

Therapy in New Patients: Mild Asthma: 50-100 mcg twice daily.

Moderate Asthma: 100-200 mcg twice daily.

Severe Asthma: 200-400 mcg twice daily.

When switching a patient with well-controlled asthma from another corticosteroid inhaler, initially Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) 100 mcg puff should be prescribed for beclometasone dipropionate (CFC) or budesonide 200-250 mcg; fluticasone propionate 100 mcg.

When switching a patient with poorly-controlled asthma from another corticosteroid inhaler, initially Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) 100 mcg puff should be prescribed for beclometasone dipropionate (CFC) or budesonide or fluticasone propionate 100 mcg. The dose of Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) should be adjusted to response.

Use in the elderly or patients with hepatic or renal impairment: There are no special dosage recommendations for use in the elderly or in patients with hepatic or renal impairment.

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) interactions

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Due to the very low plasma concentration achieved after inhaled dosing, clinically significant drug interactions are in general unlikely. Care should be taken when co-administering with known strong CYP3A4 inhibitors (eg, ketoconazole, itraconazole, nelfinavir, ritonavir) as there is a potential for increased systemic exposure to beclometasone.

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) side effects

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What are the possible side effects of Beclometasone Topical (Skintop)?

Burning sensation, Itching, Skin redness, Skin thinning, Urticaria

Beclometasone Topical (Skintop) contraindications

Hypersensitivity to beclomethasone dipropionate or to any of the excipients of Beclometasone Topical (Skintop). Special care is necessary in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.

What is Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop)?

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungus.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) (for the skin) is used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) indications

An 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.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) Cream: Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) cream is an antifungal cream used to treat skin infections caused by dermatophytes, fungi, yeasts, moulds, etc [eg, athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm of the body, cutaneous candidiasis (candida infection of the skin which may occur in diaper areas in babies, in armpits, groins or areas under the breasts)], pityriasis versicolor (commonly called white spots).

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) cream can also be used for erythrasma (a skin infection caused by the bacteria Corynebacterium minutissimum and usually affects areas with skin folds eg, the groin, armpits, between toes).

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) cream can also be used for female fungal infections of the vaginal area. It can also be used in males where inflammation is present in the penis, caused by yeast fungi (Candida vulvitis and Candida balanitis).

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop)

Topical Powder:

Skin infections caused by fungi (eg, dermatophytes, yeasts, moulds) is treated with an antifungal product (eg, Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) cream).

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) powder may be used as an adjuvant to the previously mentioned treatment or as a follow-up treatment (prevention of reinfection) of the previously mentioned fungal infections (dermatomycoses) and erythrasma.

How should I use Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop)?

Use Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop).

Uses of Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
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Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) is used for the treatment of fungal infections of the vagina, mouth, ear and skin, such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, thrush, or otitis externa (inflammation of outer ear).

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) description

Each gram of cream and topical powder contains clotrimazole 0.01 g.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) Cream is odourless, can be washed off and does not stain.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) dosage

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) Dosage

Generic name: clotrimazole

Dosage form: Troche for

Topical

Oral Administration

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Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop)® Troches are administered only as a lozenge that must be slowly dissolved in the mouth. The recommended dose is one troche five times a day for fourteen consecutive days. Only limited data are available on the safety and effectiveness of the clotrimazole troche after prolonged administration; therefore, therapy should be limited to short term use, if possible.

For prophylaxis to reduce the incidence of oropharyngeal candidiasis in patients immunocompromised by conditions that include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or steroid therapy utilized in the treatment of leukemia, solid tumors, or renal transplantation, the recommended dose is one troche three times daily for the duration of chemotherapy or until steroids are reduced to maintenance levels.

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Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) interactions

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Simultaneous administration of Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) with amphotericin B, nystatin, natamycin activity of clotrimazole decreases.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) side effects

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Applies to Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop): topical cream, topical lotion, topical solution

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) (the active ingredient contained in Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop)). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Severity: Moderate

If any of the following side effects occur while taking Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop), check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) contraindications

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Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) Cream: Hypersensitivity to clotrimazole, cetostearyl alcohol or to any other components of Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) Cream.

Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop)

Topical Powder:

Hypersensitivity to clotrimazole or to any other components of Clotrimazole Topical (Skintop) Powder.

What is Neomycin Topical (Skintop)?

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. Neomycin Topical (Skintop) preparations are used to help prevent infections of the skin. Neomycin Topical (Skintop) may be used for other problems as determined by your doctor.

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) preparations are available without a prescription.

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) indications

An 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.

eye infections, skin infections

How should I use Neomycin Topical (Skintop)?

Use Neomycin Topical (Skintop) as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Neomycin Topical (Skintop).

Uses of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) in details

There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) is used topically to prevent or treat skin infections caused by bacteria.

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) description

A component of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) that is produced by Streptomyces fradiae. On hydrolysis it yields neamine and neobiosamine B. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) dosage

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 125 mg/5 mL; 500 mg

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Bowel Preparation

1 g orally every hour for 4 doses followed by 1 g every 4 hours for 5 doses

Alternate dosing: 6 g/day orally divided every 4 hours for 2 to 3 days

Usual Adult Dose for Hepatic Encephalopathy

4 to 12 g/day orally divided every 4 to 6 hours for 5 to 6 days

Usual Adult Dose for Hepatic Coma

4 to 12 g/day orally divided every 4 to 6 hours for 5 to 6 days

Usual Adult Dose for Diarrhea

3 g/day orally in 4 divided doses

Usual Pediatric Dose for Bowel Preparation

The safety and efficacy of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) in children less than 18 years of age has not been established. However, the use of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) may be appropriate is some situations.

Less than 1 month: 50 mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 hours

1 year to 18 years: 50 to 100 mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 hours

Usual Pediatric Dose for Hepatic Encephalopathy

The safety and efficacy of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) in children less than 18 years of age has not been established. However, the use of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) may be appropriate is some situations.

1 month to 18 years: 50 to 100 mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 to 8 hours for 5 to 6 days

Usual Pediatric Dose for Hepatic Coma

The safety and efficacy of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) in children less than 18 years of age has not been established. However, the use of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) may be appropriate is some situations.

1 month to 18 years: 50 to 100 mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 to 8 hours for 5 to 6 days

Usual Pediatric Dose for Diarrhea

The safety and efficacy of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) in children less than 18 years of age has not been established. However, the use of Neomycin Topical (Skintop) may be appropriate is some situations.

Less than 1 month: 50 mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 hours

1 year to 18 years: 50 mg/kg/day orally divided every 6 hours for 2 to 3 days

Renal Dose Adjustments

Patients with impaired renal function have a high risk of developing nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity with oral Neomycin Topical (Skintop). Use of a less nephrotoxic medication may be a consideration for this patient.

Liver Dose Adjustments

In chronic hepatic insufficiency, it may be necessary to give Neomycin Topical (Skintop) sulfate 4 g daily for an indefinite period, if less toxic drugs cannot be used.

Dose Adjustments

Caution should be used when administering Neomycin Topical (Skintop) to patients with renal impairment. Dose reduction should be considered in these patients.

Precautions

To minimize the risk of toxicity use the lowest possible dose and the shortest possible treatment period to control the condition. Treatment periods of longer than 2 weeks are not recommended.

Do not use in patients with intestinal obstruction.

Do not use in patients with inflammatory or ulcerative gastrointestinal disease due to the potential for increased gastrointestinal absorption of the drug.

Patients should be monitored for nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity.

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) should be used with caution in patients with hearing impairment, renal impairment or neuromuscular disorders.

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Patients with impaired renal function have a high risk of developing nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity with oral Neomycin Topical (Skintop). Use of a less nephrotoxic medication may be a consideration for this patient.

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Neomycin Topical (Skintop) interactions

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Caution should be taken in concurrent or serial use of other neurotoxic and/ or nephrotoxic drugs because of possible enhancement of the nephrotoxicity and/or ototoxicity of Neomycin Topical (Skintop).

Caution should also be taken in concurrent or serial use of other aminoglycosides and polymyxins because they may enhance Neomycin Topical (Skintop)ís nephrotoxicity and/or ototoxicity and potentiate Neomycin Topical (Skintop) sulfateís neuromuscular blocking effects.

Oral Neomycin Topical (Skintop) inhibits the gastrointestinal absorption of penicillin V, oral vitamin B-12, methotrexate and 5-fluorouracil. The gastrointestinal absorption of digoxin also appears to be inhibited. Therefore, digoxin serum levels should be monitored.

Oral Neomycin Topical (Skintop) sulfate may enhance the effect of coumarin in anticoagulants by decreasing vitamin K availability.

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) side effects

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Applies to Neomycin Topical (Skintop): topical cream, topical ointment

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by Neomycin Topical (Skintop) (the active ingredient contained in Neomycin Topical (Skintop)). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Major Side Effects

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking Neomycin Topical (Skintop):

More common:

Rare

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) contraindications

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Neomycin Topical (Skintop) sulfate oral preparations are contraindicated in the presence of intestinal obstruction and in individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to the drug.

Patients with a history of hypersensitivity or serious toxic reaction to other aminoglycosides may have a cross-sensitivity to Neomycin Topical (Skintop).

Neomycin Topical (Skintop) sulfate oral preparations are contraindicated in patients with inflammatory or ulcerative gastrointestinal disease because of the potential for enhanced gastrointestinal absorption of Neomycin Topical (Skintop).

Active ingredient matches for Skintop:

Beclometasone Topical/Clotrimazole Topical/Neomycin Topical


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
SKINTOP CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Group Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 0.92
SKINTOP CREAM 1 tube / 5 GM cream each (Group Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 0.81

List of Skintop substitutes (brand and generic names):

Bestozol-NC Cream (BestoChem Formulations India Ltd)$ 0.73
CANDIDERMA PLUS CREAM 1 tube / 20 GM cream each (Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 1.57
CANDIDERMA PLUS CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 1.14
Candiderma Plus Cream (Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 1.14
DERMOLIN GM CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 0.55
FUNGID NC CREAM 1 tube / 15 GM cream each (BestoChem Formulations India Ltd)$ 0.61
GENTALENE C PLUS CREAM 1 tube / 20 GM cream each (Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd)$ 1.05
MEGASEPT OINTMENT 1 tube / 15 GM ointment each (Sifco Pharma)$ 0.94
NEOBECMET-CG CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd)$ 0.47
Quadross Cream (Emami Frank Ross Ltd)$ 0.71
SRIDERM CREAM 1 tube / 5 GM cream each (Srideep Pharma)$ 0.35
Suzen-NS Cream (Universal Twin Labs)$ 0.44
TOPRAP NC CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Rapross Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd)$ 0.46
TOTALDERM CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Alkem Laboratories Ltd)$ 0.59
TRIJEK CREAM 1 tube / 10 GM cream each (Alive Pharmaceutical Pvt Ltd)$ 0.63
TRINIL 0.025%/1%/0.5% LOTION 1 bottle / 15 ML lotion each (Biological E Ltd)$ 0.70
Trinil 0.025%/1%/5% Lotion (Biological E Ltd)$ 0.70

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