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Quadriderm: what the ointment and cream are for

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Quadriderm: what the ointment and cream are for
Quadriderm: what the ointment and cream are for

Quadriderm is an ointment with betamethasone, gentamicin, tolnaftate and clioquinol, widely used to treat skin infections such as acne, herpes or tinea infections, for example, and can be purchased in conventional pharmacies with a prescription.

In addition, as it contains betamethasone in its formula, Quadriderm also helps to quickly relieve symptoms while the other components fight the infection.


The price of Quadriderm ointment is approximately 30 reais, however, the value may vary according to the quantity of product and the place of purchase.

What is it for

Due to the presence of several components, this ointment is indicated to treat various skin problems such as:

  • Inguinal Dermatosis;
  • Chronic, contact, follicular and seborrheic dermatitis;
  • Balanoposthite;
  • Dehydrosis;
  • Paronychia;
  • Seborrheic Eczema;
  • Intertrigo;
  • Pustular acne;
  • Impetigo;
  • Angular Stomatitis;
  • Tinea Infections.

In addition, Quadriderm can still be used to treat other problems such as erythrasma, anal itching, neurodermatitis or dermatophytosis, for example.

How to use

Qudriderm ointment should always be prescribed by a doctor, as the form of treatment and duration of treatment may vary depending on the infection. However, general indications suggest applying a thin layer of ointment 2 to 3 times a day to the affected site.

Possible side effects

The most common side effects of using this ointment include redness, itching, irritation, bruises, stretch marks, weight loss, or dry skin.

Who should not use

The Quadriderm ointment is contraindicated in cases of allergy to any of the components of the formula. Also, in the case of children, pregnant or breastfeeding women, it should only be used under the direction of a doctor.

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