Tufderm S Ointment

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Tufderm S Ointment Information

Tufderm S Ointment is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Ointment. It is typically used for the treatment of Psoriasis, Eczema, Dermatitis. Other than this, Tufderm S Ointment has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Tufderm S Ointment depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Tufderm S Ointment side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Tufderm S Ointment go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

In addition, Tufderm S Ointment's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Tufderm S Ointment related warnings talks about Tufderm S Ointment's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Other contraindications of Tufderm S Ointment have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Tufderm S Ointment may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Tufderm S Ointment is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Tufderm S Ointment Benefits & Uses

Tufderm S Ointment is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Tufderm S Ointment 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: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Allergy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
  • Dosage Form: Ointment
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 2 weeks
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Tufderm S Ointment Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Tufderm S Ointment safe for pregnant women?


    Tufderm can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Tufderm, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Tufderm S Ointment safe during breastfeeding?


    Side effects of Tufderm for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Tufderm S Ointment on the Kidneys?


    Using Tufderm does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Tufderm S Ointment on the Liver?


    Using Tufderm does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Tufderm S Ointment on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Tufderm for the heart.

    Safe


Tufderm S Ointment Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Tufderm S Ointment unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Tufderm S Ointment

  • Is this Tufderm S Ointment habit forming or addictive?


    Tufderm S Ointment does not cause addiction.

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


    Tufderm S Ointment does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Tufderm S Ointment only on doctor's advice.

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


    No, Tufderm S Ointment is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Tufderm S Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Tufderm S Ointment


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Tufderm S Ointment, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Tufderm S Ointment


    It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Tufderm S Ointment and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Tufderm S Ointment

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I use Tufderm for lichen sclerosus?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Tufderm might be used for the treatment of lichen sclerosus (LS) which is a skin condition that causes thinning of the skin and white patches, generally in the genital area. Clinical studies have found Tufderm to be effective in the treatment of lichen sclerosus (LS).

Question about 5 years ago

Can I use Tufderm on my face?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Application of Tufderm on the face must be avoided but if it has been advised by your doctor then you can use it only for a short-term period not more than 5 days because the skin on your face thins easily.

Question over 5 years ago

Does Tufderm cause dry skin?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Tufderm might cause dry skin in few cases only. However, the exact cause behind dry skin is unknown. If you are experiencing excessive dryness of skin after applying this drug then you are advised to use a skin moisturizer. Skin moisturizer should be applied only after 30 minutes of applying this drug so that the Tufderm can be absorbed by the skin.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Tufderm work?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Tufderm contains clobetasol which is presumed to work by promoting the induction of inhibitory proteins (lipocortins) in the body. Lipocortins prevents the release of arachidonic acid which causes synthesis and release of certain chemicals such as histamine, leukotrienes, and prostaglandins that causes inflammation. In this way Tufderm prevents the skin inflammation which provides relief to the patient from rash, itching, and redness.

Question over 5 years ago

How to apply Tufderm?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Tufderm should be applied 1 - 2 times a day or as advised by your doctor. Tufderm should be applied after cleaning the infected area, allow it to dry, and then gently rub the medication till it disappears. Do not forget to wash your hands after applying this drug.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Impoyz (clobetasol propionate)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 895

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 369-370



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