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About Topinate Cream 30 gm

Topinate Cream 30 gm belongs to a class of topical corticosteroid medications. It is used for the treatment of autoimmune skin disorders such as psoriasis (scaly, itchy, and red patches on the skin), lichen planus (purplish, itchy, and flat bumps on the wrists, forearms, or legs), discoid lupus erythematosus (red, coin-shaped scales or crusts on the scalp, cheeks, and ears), and eczema (red and itchy skin). Autoimmune skin disorders are conditions in which immune cells attack the body's healthy cells, causing inflammation. Topinate Cream 30 gm can suppress the immune system and reduce inflammation.

Topinate Cream 30 gm comprises Clobetasol, an active corticosteroid with anti-inflammatory properties on the skin. It reduces swelling, redness, and itching by inhibiting the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation. Thus, Topinate Cream 30 gm aids in treating skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and discoid lupus erythematosus.

Always use the right amount of Topinate Cream 30 gm as advised by the doctor or pharmacist. It would be best to use Topinate Cream 30 gm regularly to get the maximum benefit. When Topinate Cream 30 gm is applied to the skin, some persons experience a burning or stinging sensation for a few minutes. After a few days of use, this will no longer occur.

Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Clobetasol or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine. Do not use Topinate Cream 30 gm to treat acne, rosacea (facial flushing on and around the nose), perioral dermatitis (red or scaly rashes around the mouth), anogenital pruritis (itching around the anus or genitals), itchy, broken, or infected skin which is not inflamed, and widespread plaque psoriasis (except single lesions). While applying, make sure it does not come in contact with the eye. If Topinate Cream 30 gm accidentally comes in contact with eyes, rinse with warm water thoroughly. Please do not use it on unaffected areas or for other skin infections without informing your doctor. Do not use Topinate Cream 30 gm in children under 12 years of age without a doctor's advice.

Uses of Topinate Cream 30 gm

Autoimmune skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and discoid lupus erythematosus

Medicinal Benefits

The skin gets inflamed when chemical mediators release chemicals into the skin that cause inflammation. It leads to rashes, swelling, and itching, which can be treated by Topinate Cream 30 gm. It targets the immune system and lowers the immune response, providing some time for the inflamed skin to heal.

Directions for Use

Cream/Ointment: It is only for external use. Take a small amount of it on the fingertip and apply it as a thin layer on the clean and dry affected area as prescribed by your doctor. Avoid contact of this product with your nose or eyes. In case of accidental contact with these areas, rinse with water thoroughly. Wash your hands before and after using if your hands are not affected to prevent the spread of infection.Shampoo: It can be used in place of regular shampoo during bathing or as directed by a healthcare professional.


Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Topinate Cream 30 gm

  • Burning or stinging sensation
  • Pain (application site)
  • Irritation or itching
  • Skin thinning may cause stretch marks
  • Blood vessels under the surface of your skin may become more noticeable.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Inform your doctor before using Topinate Cream 30 gm, if you have previously had an allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) with another steroid. If there is an overdose, clean the area thoroughly and re-apply the medicine. Apply the medication carefully if you are using it on eyelids or near the eyes, as there is a risk of cataracts or glaucoma if the drug enters the eye frequently. Topinate Cream 30 gm can enter the skin easily and may cause skin thinning because of repeated application. So, apply it carefully when using on broken or damaged skin and large surface area of skin. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience vision problems or any other abnormal signs. Do not use Topinate Cream 30 gm at the same time as other creams or ointments such as a moisturiser. Wait at least 30 minutes between using clobetasol and any other product.

Drug Interactions

Drug-drug interactions: Topinate Cream 30 gm may interact with HIV medication (ritonavir) and antifungal medication (itraconazole).

Drug-food interactions: No interactions found. 

Drug-disease interactions: Topinate Cream 30 gm should be used with caution in patients with diabetes, eye problems, skin infections, and adrenal gland problems. 

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Safety Advice



    Topinate Cream 30 gm may not interact with alcohol.



    Pregnant women should consult a doctor before using Topinate Cream 30 gm.



    Topinate Cream 30 gm should be used with caution in breastfeeding mothers. However, if prescribed by your doctor and Topinate Cream 30 gm is applied on the chest, make sure the affected area does not come into contact with the baby's mouth while breastfeeding.



    Topinate Cream 30 gm does not show any effect on driving. But contact a doctor if you get any problems with your vision. Do not drive if you have problems with your eyesight after using Topinate Cream 30 gm.



    Topinate Cream 30 gm should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases.



    Topinate Cream 30 gm should be used in patients with kidney diseases only when prescribed by a doctor.



    Topinate Cream 30 gm should not be used in children under 12 years of age without a doctor's advice.

Habit Forming


Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat foods rich in quercetin (a flavonoid) such as apples, cherry, broccoli, spinach and blueberries.
  • Consuming food rich in probiotics helps in developing the immune system against allergies.
  • Limit intake of food that might trigger allergies such as dairy products, soy, eggs, and nuts.
  • Avoid consumption of foods with excess sugar as it may flare-up inflammation.
  • Include fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and fish in your diet.
  • Avoiding getting in contact with harsh soaps, detergents and rough fabrics.

Topinate Cream

  • Topinate Cream belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used to treat various skin conditions such as dermatitis, eczema, and allergies. It works by reducing swelling, redness, and itchiness of the skin and prevents further irritation.

    Topinate Cream is meant for external use and is to be used only as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry the affected area before applying a thin layer of the medicine. Avoid any contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with plenty of water if you accidentally get it in these areas. Avoid covering the treated area with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor.

    Using the medicine may cause skin thinning, burning sensation, irritation, redness, and swelling at the site of application. These are temporary and usually resolve with time. However, if they persist or worsen, let your doctor know. Topinate Cream is not recommended to be used in children. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

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