Lupident Gel 100gm

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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Betamethasone
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
    • This medicine is not available on Cash on Delivery(CoD)

    Lupident Gel 100gm Information

    Lupident Gel 100gm is a prescription drug, available for use as Gel. Allergy, Asthma, Cancer: causes, symptoms, treatment, medicines, prevention and medicines are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Lupident Gel 100gm has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Lupident Gel 100gm depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Common side effects of Lupident Gel 100gm include Skin Rash. While these are the most often observed Lupident Gel 100gm side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Lupident Gel 100gm normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Lupident Gel 100gm has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Lupident Gel 100gm has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Lupident Gel 100gm related warnings section.

    Lupident Gel 100gm can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Lupident Gel 100gm in conditions like Liver Disease, Scleroderma, Tuberculosis (TB). The section on Lupident Gel 100gm contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Lupident Gel 100gm may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Lupident Gel 100gm is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Lupident Gel 100gm Benefits & Uses

    Lupident Gel 100gm is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Lupident Gel 100gm Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Skin Disorders and Diseases
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Gel
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Skin Disorders and Diseases
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Gel
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Skin Disorders and Diseases
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Gel
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Lupident Gel 100gm Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lupident Gel 100gm is used -

    Severe

    • Electrolyte imbalance
    • Bone degradation
    • Increased risk of infection
    • Skin Thinning
    • Bone Fracture
    • Bradycardia

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Dry Skin
    • Flushing
    • Blisters on skin
    • Acne

    Common

    Lupident Gel 100gm Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lupident Gel 100gm safe for pregnant women?


      Lupident may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Lupident again without your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Lupident Gel 100gm safe during breastfeeding?


      Lupident does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Lupident Gel 100gm on the Kidneys?


      Lupident may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lupident Gel 100gm on the Liver?


      Lupident has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Lupident Gel 100gm on the Heart?


      Lupident has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Lupident Gel 100gm with Other Drugs

    Lupident Gel 100gm should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Lupident Gel 100gm Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lupident Gel 100gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Lupident Gel 100gm

    • Is this Lupident Gel 100gm habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Lupident Gel 100gm is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Lupident Gel 100gm since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Lupident Gel 100gm should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Lupident Gel 100gm in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Lupident Gel 100gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lupident Gel 100gm


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Lupident Gel 100gm together with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lupident Gel 100gm


      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Lupident Gel 100gm.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Lupident Gel 100gm

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Lupident With Paracetamol?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lupident can be taken with paracetamol. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any unpleasant effects then consult your doctor.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Is Lupident good for gastritis?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lupident is used in the treatment of gastritis. It is presumed that Lupident works in gastritis by suppressing the immune response which causes inflammation and additionally relieving the symptoms of gastritis such as stomach pain, stomach inflammation, and acid reflux.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Does Lupident cause constipation?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Lupident can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing any unpleasant effects after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Why Lupident is given along with vitamin B 12?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    This is because a long-term use of Lupident can cause Vitamin B12 deficiency. Stomach acids help in the absorption of Vitamin B 12, and this drug suppresses stomach acid which is required for the absorption of vitamin B12. Hence patients taking Lupident for a long time have Vitamin B12 deficiency. To replenish Vitamin B12 in your body your doctor prescribes this vitamin along with this medicine.

    Question about 4 years ago

    How does Lupident work?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Lupident works by suppressing the body's normal immune response to inflammation which is responsible for symptoms such as swelling, redness, and itching. This results in decreased inflammation and provides relief from the symptoms associated with it.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

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    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Celestone® (betamethasone)

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Cortival (betamethasone valerate)

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Diprosone® Ov (betamethasone dipropionate)



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