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Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Gel

Bayview Pharmacy's Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Gel is a semisolid formulation dispensed through a pump mechanism. This design allows for easy and precise application on the skin, facilitating targeted treatment or absorption of active ingredients. It is used to treat various skin conditions such as Seborrheic Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis, Lichen Planus, and Tinea Versicolor.

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Formula Information

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Bayview Pharmacy is pleased to present a specialized topical gel formulation of Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05%. This unique combination of active ingredients is specifically designed to provide effective relief for a wide range of skin conditions. Zinc Pyrithione serves as an antifungal and antibacterial agent, aiding in the reduction of inflammation and itching. On the other hand, Clobetasol Propionate is a powerful corticosteroid that assists in minimizing redness and swelling.

This formulation is recommended for the treatment of various skin conditions, including psoriasis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and contact dermatitis. It also proves effective in treating fungal infections such as athlete's foot and ringworm. The synergistic effect of the active ingredients helps to alleviate inflammation, itching, and redness associated with these conditions.

Our topical gel formulation is dispensed through a pump mechanism, facilitating easy and precise application on the skin for targeted treatment or absorption of active ingredients in a gel-like consistency. This makes it easy to apply and is generally well-tolerated by most patients. It is available in a convenient, easy-to-use tube and should be applied to the affected area twice daily. Patients are advised to use the product as directed and to avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes.

If you have any questions about this formulation or its application in treating skin conditions, please do not hesitate to contact us at Bayview Pharmacy. Our team of compounding pharmacists is here to assist you.

Drug Interactions

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Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Gel is a specially compounded formulation designed for the treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, and atopic dermatitis. This semisolid formulation is dispensed through a pump mechanism, allowing for easy and precise application on the skin. The gel-like consistency ensures targeted treatment and optimal absorption of the active ingredients.

It is crucial to note that this formulation is not recommended for the treatment of rosacea, acne, or perioral dermatitis. The topical gel should be applied to the affected area twice daily, or as directed by a healthcare provider. It is not recommended for use beyond a two-week period.

Patients should be aware of potential side effects, which may include skin irritation, burning, stinging, itching, redness, or dryness. If these side effects occur, it is advised to contact a healthcare provider. Additionally, this formulation may cause skin discoloration, particularly in areas of skin exposed to sunlight. Therefore, the use of sunscreen and protective clothing is recommended when using this formulation.

It is also important to note that this formulation may interact with other medications, including topical corticosteroids, antibiotics, antifungals, and other topical medications. Patients are advised to inform their healthcare provider of all medications they are currently taking before using this formulation.

If you have any questions or concerns about Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Gel, please do not hesitate to reach out for further information.

How Does it Work

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Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Gel is a compounded formulation designed to address various skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and seborrheic dermatitis. This unique combination medication works by reducing inflammation and itching, while also inhibiting the growth of certain bacteria and fungi on the skin, providing targeted treatment for affected areas.

The active ingredients in this formulation are zinc pyrithione and clobetasol propionate. Zinc pyrithione serves as an antifungal and antibacterial agent, effectively reducing the growth of certain bacteria and fungi on the skin. On the other hand, clobetasol propionate is a potent corticosteroid that aids in reducing inflammation and itching, providing relief from discomfort.

This topical gel is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which facilitates easy and precise application on the skin. It is crucial to follow the instructions provided by your healthcare provider when using this medication. The medication should be applied evenly on the affected area, avoiding contact with the eyes, mouth, and other mucous membranes. It is also recommended to wash your hands thoroughly after applying the medication to prevent accidental spread to other areas.

Typically, this formulation is used twice daily or as directed by your healthcare provider. It is essential to complete the full course of treatment, even if symptoms improve, to ensure the condition is fully addressed and to prevent recurrence. If you have any questions or concerns about how to use this medication, it is advised to consult with your healthcare provider for further guidance.

Other Uses

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This compounded formulation of Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Gel is a semisolid preparation designed for easy and precise application on the skin. The pump mechanism allows for targeted treatment, ensuring the active ingredients are absorbed effectively in a gel-like consistency. This formulation is versatile and can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions including contact dermatitis, eczema, and acne. It is also effective against skin infections caused by bacteria, fungi, and viruses.

Not only does this formulation treat these conditions, but it also helps to reduce the inflammation and itching often associated with them. However, it is crucial to note that this formulation should not be applied on the face, groin, or axillae, as it may cause irritation. Furthermore, it is recommended that this formulation should not be used for a period exceeding two weeks, as prolonged use may lead to skin thinning and other potential adverse effects.

It is always important to use this formulation as directed by a healthcare professional and to reach out to a healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns about its use. This formulation is a testament to the advancements in compounding pharmacy, providing targeted and effective treatment for various skin conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Zinc Pyrithione 0.2%/Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Topical Gel?

This is a compounded formulation of two active ingredients, Zinc Pyrithione and Clobetasol Propionate, in a gel-like consistency. It is designed for easy and precise application on the skin for targeted treatment.

How is this topical gel dispensed?

The gel is dispensed through a pump mechanism, which allows for easy and accurate application on the skin.

What is the purpose of the gel-like consistency?

The gel-like consistency facilitates absorption of the active ingredients into the skin, providing targeted treatment to the affected area.

What are the active ingredients in this topical gel?

The active ingredients in this topical gel are Zinc Pyrithione and Clobetasol Propionate.

What is the function of Zinc Pyrithione in this formulation?

Zinc Pyrithione is an antimicrobial agent that is commonly used to treat skin conditions such as dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis.

What is the role of Clobetasol Propionate in this formulation?

Clobetasol Propionate is a potent corticosteroid that is used to reduce inflammation and itching associated with various skin conditions.

How should I apply this topical gel?

You should apply this gel as directed by your healthcare provider. Typically, a thin layer of the gel is applied to the affected area of the skin.

Can I use this topical gel on any part of my body?

This topical gel is intended for external use only. Avoid contact with eyes, mouth, and other mucous membranes. If you are unsure, consult with your healthcare provider.

What should I do if I experience any side effects?

If you experience any side effects such as redness, irritation, or worsening of your skin condition, stop using the product and contact your healthcare provider immediately.

Can I use this topical gel if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult with your healthcare provider before using this product. The safety of this product for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding has not been fully established.

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Formulas and/or material listed are not to be interpreted as a promise, guarantee or claim of therapeutic efficacy or safety. The information contained herein is not intended to replace or substitute for conventional medical care, or encourage its abandonment. Every patient is unique, and formulas should be adjusted to meet their individual needs.
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