Heximar B Ointment 15gm


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Betamethasone+Calcipotriol
By Menarini India Pvt Ltd
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Drug Information for Heximar B Ointment 15gm

What is HEXIMAR B?

  • HEXIMAR B contains betamethasone and calcipotriol
  • calcipotriol helps to bring the rate of skin cell growth back to normal and betamethasone acts to reduce inflammation
CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION

THERAPEUTIC USES

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

INTERACTIONS

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

SIDE EFFECTS

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What HEXIMAR B is used for?

  • It is used as topical treatment of scalp psoriasis in adults and on the skin of other body areas to treat mild to moderate plaque psoriasis (psoriasis vulgaris) in adults
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TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR

PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Talk to your doctor before taking tis medicine, if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to calcipotriol, betamethasone or any of the other ingredients of HEXIMAR B
  • have problems with calcium levels in your body
  • have certain types of psoriasis such as erythrodermic, exfoliative and pustular
  • suffer from any skin infections
  • suffer from tuberculosis
  • have skin conditions such as perioral dermatitis, thin skin, easily damaged veins, stretch marks, ichthyosis (dry skin with fish-like scales), acne (pimples), rosacea (severe flushing or redness of the skin on the face) ulcers or broken skin
  • have diabetes mellitus
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  • Do not use HEXIMAR B if you are pregnant (or might be pregnant) or are breast-feeding
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  • HEXIMAR B is not recommended for the use in children below the age of 18 years
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  • This medicine is not having any effect on your ability to drive or use machines
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  • Tell your doctor or nurse if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other topical skin preparations
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  • Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Use only on your psoriasis and do not use on skin which does not have psoriasis
  • Squeeze the ointment onto a clean finger or directly onto the area affected by psoriasis
  • Apply HEXIMAR B to the affected area with your fingertips, and rub it in gently until the area affected by psoriasis is covered by a thin layer of ointment
  • Do not bandage, tightly cover or wrap the treated skin area
  • Wash your hands well after using HEXIMAR B
  • Inorder to achieve optimal effect, it is recommended not to take a shower or bath immediately after application of HEXIMAR B
  • If you have scalp psoriasis, before applying HEXIMAR B to the scalp, comb the hair to remove any loose scales. Tilt your head to make sure HEXIMAR B does not run onto your face. It may help to part your hair before you use HEXIMAR B. Apply HEXIMAR B to the affected area with your fingertips, and rub it in gently

If you use more HEXIMAR B

  • Contact your doctor if you have used more than 15 grams in one day
  • Excessive use of HEXIMAR B may also cause a problem with calcium in your blood, which usually normalizes when discontinuing treatment

If you stop using HEXIMAR B

  • The use of HEXIMAR B should be stopped as indicated by your doctor. It may be necessary for you to stop this medicine gradually, especially if you have used it for a long time

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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

SERIOUS

COMMON

UNCOMMON

RARE

  • allergic reactions with deep swelling of the face or other parts of the body such as the hands or feet. swelling of the mouth/throat and trouble breathing may occur
  • cataracts (signs are cloudy and foggy vision, difficulty seeing at night and sensitivity to light) or an increase in pressure inside the eye (signs are eye pain, red eye, decreased or cloudy vision)
  • infections (because your immune system, which fights infections, may be suppressed or weakened)
  • pustular psoriasis (a red area with yellowish pustules usually on the hands or feet)
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  • eye irritation
  • burning sensation of the skin
  • skin pain or irritation
  • inflammation or swelling of the hair root (folliculitis)
  • rash with inflammation of the skin (dermatitis)
  • redness of the skin due to widening of the small blood vessels (erythema)
  • acne (pimples)
  • dry skin
  • rash
  • pustular rash
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  • stretch marks
  • skin exfoliation
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STORAGE

  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Do not refrigerate
  • Discard the remaining ointment six months after first opening
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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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