Dermi 5 is a combination medicine (clobetasol propionate, gentamicin, tolnaftate, Iodochlorhydroxyquin and clotrimazole) used in treatment of various types of skin infections. Uses include eczema, rashes, itching, inflammation, psoriasis, redness, swelling, athlete’s foot and ringworm, etc.
Clobetasol is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy.
Gentamicin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria that cause skin infections.
Tolnaftate and Clotrimazole are antifungals that work by stopping the growth of fungi on the skin.
Clioquinol (Iodochlorhydroxyquin) is an antibiotic with additional antifungal action. It works by preventing the multiplication and growth of fungi and bacteria.
Dermi 5 should not be used on sensitive skin, acne and pimples.
Side effects of Dermi 5:
1 – Thinning of skin
2 – Application site reactions such as redness, itching, irritation and burning