FAQs ABOUT PRAISVATE OINTMENT
What is PRAISVATE OINTMENT used for?
PRAISVATE OINTMENT is used in adults and adolescents (aged 12 years or above) to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis that have not responded to milder steroid creams or ointments.
Can I use PRAISVATE OINTMENT for wounds?
PRAISVATE OINTMENT is not intended for use on wounds. Do not use it for any indication other than prescribed. Consult your doctor for advice.
Can we use PRAISVATE OINTMENT for kids?
PRAISVATE OINTMENT is not recommended for use in children (younger than 12 years of age). Consult your child’s doctor for advice. The doctor will decide on an appropriate dose or select a suitable alternative treatment for your child.
Can PRAISVATE OINTMENT be used for vitiligo?
PRAISVATE OINTMENT can be used for the treatment of limited areas of vitiligo. Do not use it for any indication other than prescribed. Consult your doctor for advice.
Can I use PRAISVATE OINTMENT on my face for face brightening?
PRAISVATE OINTMENT is not intended for beauty purposes. Do not use it for any indication other than prescribed. Consult your doctor for advice.
Will over-usage of PRAISVATE OINTMENT cause any harmful side effects?
Long term usage of PRAISVATE OINTMENT can cause some systemic effects such as suppression of pituitary-adrenal function, resulting in secondary adrenal insufficiency. Consult your doctor for advice.
Can I use PRAISVATE OINTMENT along with my regular medications if I already have a skin infection?
No. Do not use PRAISVATE OINTMENT without consulting your doctor if you already have a skin infection. Avoid using PRAISVATE OINTMENT for other infections as it may cause other serious effects.
How should I use PRAISVATE OINTMENT?
Always apply PRAISVATE OINTMENT as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Apply a thin layer of PRAISVATE OINTMENT on the affected area. Do not cover the affected site after applying PRAISVATE OINTMENT. Avoid contact of PRAISVATE OINTMENT with your eyes (including eyelids), ears, nose, armpits or with other mucous membranes (such as the vagina). Do not apply PRAISVATE OINTMENT on the damaged skin. Contact your doctor immediately if you cannot see any improvement in your condition even after using PRAISVATE OINTMENT for the stipulated duration.
Can PRAISVATE OINTMENT be used on the face?
No. PRAISVATE OINTMENT should not be used on the face, groin, or armpits. Consult your doctor for advice.