This topical preparation is indicated in eczema, prurigo nodularis, psoriasis, neurodermatoses, seborrhoeic dermatitis, contact sensitivity reactions, systemic steroid therapy in generalized erythroderma, secondarily infected insect bites & anal & genital intertrigo; specially when scondary bacterial infection is present.
Aural steroid & antibiotic combined preparations
is an active topical corticosteroid which produces a rapid response in those infammatory dermatoses that are normally responsive to topical corticosteroid therapy, and is often efective in the less responsive conditions such as psoriasis.
Neomycin sulphate is a broad spectrum bactericidal antibiotic efective against the majority of bacteria commonly associated with skin infections.
Apply sparingly to the affected area 2 to 3 times daily until an improvement occurs. In children, course should be limited to 5 days
Acne vulgaris, Perioral dermatitis, Perianal and genital pruritus, Primary cutaneous viral infections (e.g. herpes simplex, chickenpox), Hypersensitivity to any component of the preparation.
Common side effects are burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrychosis, acneiform eruptions, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, maceration of the skin, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae and miliaria may be reported.
There are no adequate and well controlled studies in pregnant women on teratogenic effects from topically applied corticosteroids and should not be used extensively for a prolonged period.
Long-term continuous topical therapy should be avoided where possible, particularly in infants and children. Infants and children up to four years should not be treated with topical steroids for longer than 3 weeks without medical review.
Protect from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.