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What is cloderm cream used to treat?

What is cloderm cream used to treat?

CLODERM CREAM: CLODERM CREAM IS USED TO TREAT ITCHING. IT IS A MILD STEROID, A BIT STRONGER THAN CORT-AID CREAM. ...Read more

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What is nystatin ointment USP used for can iy be used for ainal area?

What is nystatin ointment USP used for can iy be used for ainal area?

Nystatin : Nystatin ointment is used for yeast infections. It can be used in the anal area with care under the direction of a physician. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine and epinephrine used for treating; is it only for numbing?

What is lidocaine and epinephrine used for treating; is it only for numbing?

Numbing: Yes, Lidocaine with Epinephrine is usually used for numbing before a procedure such as repair a laceration but only in certain areas except hands, fingers-those require Lidocaine only. ...Read more

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What is hydrocortisone valerate cream used to treat?

What is hydrocortisone valerate cream used to treat?

Hydrocortisone val: It is used for inflammatory conditions in the skin. There are many types of Hydrocortisone and all of them have varying strengths. Your doctor will choose the one deemed best to help your problem. ...Read more

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What is clotrimazole cream generally used for?

What is clotrimazole cream generally used for?

Fungus/yeast: The only conditions treated with clotrimazole cream are infections with yeasts or other fungi. There are vaginal products for vaginal yeast infections, and creams to use on rashes caused by fungi, such as ringworm. ...Read more

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What is an emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) patch?

What is an emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) patch?

Lidocaine: This is a topical anesthetic that normally is used to numb up the skin prior to a procedure. Or injection. Often used in children who may need to have blood drawn, etc. ...Read more

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How effective is emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) numbing cream for extended sex?

How effective is emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) numbing cream for extended sex?

Somewhat: It will depend upon the amount applied, how long you leave it on (at least 1 hr to get best results) and your body metabolizes it. The only way to know is to try it. As long as you're not using gallons of it, every day, you should not be worried about a toxic dose. ...Read more

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What is clotrimazole and betamethasone cream used for?

What is clotrimazole and betamethasone cream used for?

Way too many things: This is a sore point among dermatologists. Clotrimazole is an antifungal, Betamethasone is an anti-inflammatory; so the combination cream is used by many docs who are too lazy to figure out whether a rash is an eczema or a ringworm. Unfortunately, it doesn't work very well on either one, for most people. ...Read more

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What topical cream or lotion is typically prescribed for shingles?

What topical cream or lotion is typically prescribed for shingles?

Several: You can use Lidoderm patches which contain a local anesthetic (lidocaine) or zostrix (capsaicin) cream which contains cayenne pepper extract. They work in totally different ways. The Lidoderm suppresses nerve activity. The zostrix (capsaicin) depletes substance p which is one of the neurochemicals that transmits pain. Neither should be used on the open sores. ...Read more

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What is fluorouracil cream used for?

EFUDEX (fluorouracil): Fluorouracil cream is an anti-cancer medication that is applied to skin to prevent growth /development of tumors. It is used to treat pre-cancerous lesions like actinic keratosis as well as basal cell carcinomas & solar keratosis. ...Read more

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What is the generic OTC emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream called?

Lidocaine–Prilocaine: Lidocaine 2.5% – prilocaine 2.5%. If you ask your pharmacist for "emla cream" they can direct you. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine used for?

Local anesthetic : Lidocaine is most commonly used as a local anesthetic to numb the skin or perform a nerve block. It can also be used to treat ventricular arrhythmias of the heart or used in combination with other drugs in general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use lidocaine cream for TMJ?

Yes: Topical lidocaine can be used for some symptoms associated with TMJ pain, but the real question is whether or not the topical application will provide enough soft tissue penetration for relief. A visit with your dentist would be recommended for treatment options that may provide better relief. ...Read more

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What is foban cream used for? Can I use it for an abrasion?

What is foban cream used for? Can I use it for an abrasion?

Foban Cream: Foban cream is a topical treatment for bacterial skin infections. It could be used for an abrasion that is infected. ...Read more