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COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

FOURTS INDIA

Consume Type

TOPICAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is a dermatological antibiotic medication, primarily used to treat bacterial skin infections, impetigo, rosacea, and bacterial vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis). Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria invade and affects the tissues of the skin. It can infect any part of the body and multiply very quickly. Impetigo is a contagious (spread by contact) infection that causes red sores on the face. Rosacea is a skin disease that causes redness, flushing, and pimples on the face.

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is composed of two antibiotics: Mupirocin and Metronidazole. Mupirocin is an antibacterial drug. It prevents the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out its vital functions, thus preventing bacterial growth. Metronidazole belongs to the class of drugs called nitroimidazole antimicrobials. It exerts bactericidal (kills bacteria) action and inhibits bacterial DNA synthesis and cell growth.

Use COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM as suggested by the doctor. COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is for external use only. Your doctor will advise the appropriate dose that suits your infection. Common side effects of COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM include itching, burning sensation, irritation and redness at the application site. These side effects of COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. If the side effects persist longer, please consult your doctor.

Let your doctor know if you have any allergic reactions before using COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult the doctor before starting COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM. Limit alcohol consumption while using COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM to manage your disease condition effectively. No information is available for the use of COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM in children. Hence it should be used only if prescribed by the paediatrician.

Uses of COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM

Treatment of Bacterial skin infections, impetigo, rosacea, and bacterial vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis).

Medicinal Benefits

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM treats various bacterial skin infections, impetigo, rosacea, and bacterial vaginal infection. It consists of Mupirocin and Metronidazole. Mupirocin is an antibiotic and prevents the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out its vital functions. It effectively treats impetigo caused due to Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) and Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes). Metronidazole is an antibacterial drug that treats insect bites, skin ulcers, bed sores, wounds and other bacterial and parasitic infections. It inhibits the DNA synthesis of bacteria and certain parasites and prevent their cell growth. 

Directions for Use

Ointment: Apply a thin layer with clean and dry hands on the skin's affected areas. You can also apply it with a piece of clean cotton wool or a gauze swab. Gently rub the medicine into the skin until it is disappeared.Collagen particles: Check the label for directions before use. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.Powder: Dust the powder on the skin’s affected areas and pat it lightly on the skin.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM

  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Irritation
  • Redness at the application site

Drug Warnings

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is for external use only. Avoid contact of COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM with eyes, nose, and mouth. Rinse it off with water thoroughly if you get the medicine accidentally in these areas. Avoid applying COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM on sunburns, lesions, blisters, and open wounds. Cover the affected areas with a dressing or bandage only if the doctor advised you to do so. COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is not recommended for use in diaper rash, which is often caused due to fungus. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should use COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM only with proper doctor consultation and caution. Do not store COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM above 25°C.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Keep your doctor informed of all the medicines you use, including topical products, before starting COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM.

Drug-Food Interaction: No drug-food interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Brief your doctor if you have a medical history of allergic reactions to medicines, fungal infections, and other active skin infections before starting COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Use mild soap while taking baths and prefer warm baths.
  • Always wear loose-fitting clothes to avoid further sweat and spread of the skin infection.
  • Regularly change your socks and wash your feet. Avoid shoes that make your feet sweaty and hot.
  • Do not walk barefoot at places like gym showers to prevent infections.
  • Do not scratch the affected area of skin as it can spread the infection to other body parts.
  • Avoid sharing towels, combs, bedsheets, shoes or socks with others.
  • Wash your bed sheets and towels regularly.
  • Avoid or limit the intake of alcohol and caffeine.
  • Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly and get plenty of sleep.

Special Advise

If your infection does not improve in 2-5 days, please seek medical advice.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infection: Bacterial infection occurs when harmful bacteria invade and affects the tissues of the skin. Bacteria occur in three basic shapes: spherical, rod and spiral-shaped. Bacteria may be gram-positive (have thick cell walls) or gram-negative (do not have a cell wall). Some common symptoms of a bacterial infection include cough, fever and tiredness. 

Impetigo: It is a highly contagious (spread by contact) infection that causes red sores on the face. It mainly affects infants and children. The sores developed on the skin usually rupture, ooze, and later form a yellow-brown crust after a few days. 

Rosacea: A skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. Symptoms of Rosacea include small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face.

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Alcohol

Safe if prescribed

No interaction found/ established. Please consult your doctor before using COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM.

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Pregnancy

Caution

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is recommended for use during pregnancy only with doctor’s advice. Please consult your doctor if you plan to conceive or already pregnant before starting COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

There are limited studies on how COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM affects breastfed infants. Please consult your doctor before starting COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Safe if prescribed

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive or use machines.

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Liver

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of liver diseases or hepatic impairment. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM.

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Kidney

Caution

Let your doctor know if you have any history of kidney diseases. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and potential risks before prescribing COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM.

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Children

Safe if prescribed

It is not known whether COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is safe for use in children below 12 years of age. Please consult your doctor for more information.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

#1, Fourrts Avenue, Annai Indira Nagar, Okkiyam Thoraipakkam, Chennai, India.
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FAQs

COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM consists of two antibiotics, Mupirocin and Metronidazole. These two medicines treat various bacterial skin infections by preventing the bacterial cell growth responsible for infections.
COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is not recommended for use in diaper rash. Your baby's paediatrician will suggest other medicines for the treatment of diaper rash.
COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM is indicated for treating only bacterial infections and will not work for fungal infections. Please consult your doctor for more information.
Please do not stop using COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM on your own even if the symptoms are relieved. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Continue the usage of COMUPIMET POWDER 5GM until your course advised by the doctor is finished.

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