What is Trimovate used to treat?
Trimovate is used in adults, the elderly, children and infants to help reduce the redness and itchiness of certain skin problems, such as eczema, nappy rash and dermatitis where infection may be a problem.
Do you need a prescription for Trimovate cream?
Trimovate cream contains three active ingredients, clobetasone butyrate, oxytetracycline and nystatin. It is only available on prescription in the UK.
Is Trimovate still available on prescription?
GPs can prescribe the steroid/antibiotic cream Trimovate again following the product’s relaunch.
Is Trimovate an antibiotic cream?
Trimovate Cream also contains antibiotic agents which may help to prevent or clear up infections of the skin. The cream does not contain any lanolin or parabens. This cream has been prescribed to treat the skin problem that you showed to your doctor.
How strong is Trimovate?
Trimovate Cream is a yellow water-miscible cream containing clobetasone 17- butyrate 0.05% w/w, oxytetracycline 3.0% w/w as calcium oxytetracycline and nystatin 100,000 units per gram.
What are the side effects of Trimovate cream?
Side effects that have been reported include skin irritation or allergy, which can look like a worsening of the symptoms being treated. If this happens you should stop using Trimovate cream and talk to your doctor. Less often, hair growth or skin discolouration have been reported as side effects.
What is Daktacort cream used for?
Daktacort cream is a medicine which is used to treat inflamed conditions of the skin such as eczema and dermatitis which may be caused by infection with certain fungi and bacteria.
How long does Trimovate take to work?
Apply thinly and gently rub in using only enough to cover the entire affected area once or twice a day for up to seven days. If the infection worsens, treatment and diagnosis should be re-evaluated as soon as possible. If the condition does not improve within seven days, treatment and diagnosis should be re-evaluated.
What can I use instead of Daktacort?
Yes, we stock a number of Daktacort alternatives. Daktarin cream is a suitable alternative for skin infections while Sudocrem is a lotion that can help to treat both eczema and dermatitis. HC45 Hydrocortisone Cream is also another alternative to Daktacort as it soothes irritated skin and mild to moderate eczema.
Why is Daktacort kept in fridge?
Daktacort cream and ointment can damage latex condoms or diaphragms and make them ineffective at preventing pregnancy and STIs. Daktacort cream needs to be kept in the fridge. The ointment can be kept at room temperature.
Is Trimovate a strong steroid cream?
Trimovate contains a stronger steroid product compared to hydrocortisone, but not as strong as Betnovate (betamethasone) or Dermovate (clobetasol).
Is Daktacort a steroid cream?
Daktacort cream contains the steroid hydrocortisone, which can cause damage to sensitive areas of skin such as the face and genitals. If you are suffering from eczema or any other skin condition that is affecting your face you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.