Clioquinol – Clioquinol helps in the treatment of a variety of skin conditions like eczema, fungal skin infections such as ringworm/ athlete’s foot/jock itch, etc. Clioquinol belongs to a category of drugs well-known as hydroxyquinoline antifungal agents. This product contains 2 drugs. It works by stopping the growth of fungus/bacteria. It may be combined with a steroid or an antibacterial agent. Also, this product works by reducing the swelling, redness, and itching that occurs in the affected skin.
How to Use:
Apply this product on the skin only. While applying for this medicine clean and thoroughly dry the area. Always use the light amount of the medication to the affected area and properly rub in. Use this medicine usually 3 to 4 times daily or as your doctor directs you. Don’t apply clioquinol in the eyes, nose, mouth, or inside the vagina. In case you get the medication in those areas then wash it as soon as possible. Don’t apply this to longer that may cause increase the risk of side effects. Use this medicine as exactly your doctor directs you for more benefits.
- Skin Redness
- Burning sensation
- Skin swelling
After applying for this medicine if you feel any of these side effects then stop applying clioquinol and consult your doctor, if your doctor tells you to continue this product then apply it as your doctor directs.
If you have an allergy to it or any other allergy then tell your doctor before using this product. This product contains inactive ingredients that cause your allergic reaction. If you facing any other skin diseases such as tuberculosis of the skin, viral skin infections e.g., herpes, chickenpox then tell your doctor before using it. During pregnancy or breastfeeding stay on the safe side and don’t use this product or consult your doctor and discuss all benefits and risks with the doctor.