SALICARE 12% Ointment 30gm

Acne Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT contains Salicylic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Keratolytic agents. SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is used treat and prevent skin conditions such as acne, blemishes (discolored spot-on skin), skin redness, and other skin diseases.

It is also used to treat and prevent dandruff, corn & calluses (thickened layers of skin) in affected individuals.

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is not recommended for use in patients allergic to salicylic acid. It is also not recommended for use in patients with active inflammation/dermatitis, infection (at the application site), acute viral infection, skin malignancy, and/or tanned skin.

Before applying SALICARE 12% OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you are scheduled for surgery, and/or suffering from any kidney problems.

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. It is considered to be safe to be used in breastfeeding women. Avoid applying the medicine on skin areas which might come in direct contact with infant’s skin.

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged 1-15 years). It is also advised to be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

The most common side effects of applying SALICARE 12% OINTMENT are erythema (skin redness), and/or dryness of skin. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

USES OF SALICARE 12% OINTMENT

Treats and Prevents:

  • Acne, skin diseases, blemishes (discolored spot-on skin), and skin redness
  • Dandruff, corn & calluses (thickened layers of skin) in affected individuals

HOW SALICARE 12% OINTMENT WORKS

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT works by penetrating the affected area of skin and causing destruction to the bacteria which also reduces oil production in the skin thus treating and preventing the occurrence of skin conditions such as acne, blemishes, dandruff, and corn & calluses in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always apply SALICARE 12% OINTMENT as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before use and work into a lather by adding water. Apply a thin layer and massage over wet skin/affected skin area. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SALICARE 12% OINTMENT

COMMON

  • erythema (skin redness)
  • dryness of skin

RARE

  • undesirable pigment loss at the site of application
  • scar

Stop applying SALICARE 12% OINTMENT and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • excessive burning, stinging or peeling at the site of application

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dry Skin:

Try moisturizing your skin with an ointment, cream, or lotion 2 or 3 times a day, or as often as needed.  Moisturizers help to keep the area moisture, so they work best on damp skin. After you bathe, pat your skin dry then apply your moisturizer. Try to avoid using skin care products and soaps that contain alcohol, fragrances, dyes, or other chemicals.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before applying SALICARE 12% OINTMENT.

BREASTFEEDING

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is considered to be safe to be used in breastfeeding women. Avoid applying the medicine on skin areas which might come in direct contact with infant’s skin. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

KIDNEY

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not use SALICARE 12% OINTMENT if you are allergic to salicylic acid and/or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is not recommended for use if you have :

  • active inflammation/dermatitis
  • infection at the application site
  • acute viral infection
  • skin malignancy
  • tanned skin

Before applying SALICARE 12% OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you:

  • are scheduled for surgery

Use in Paediatrics:

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged 1-15 years). Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

Use in Geriatrics:

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Consult your doctor before applying the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products such as vitamins, herbal supplements. Etc.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else applied too much of SALICARE 12% OINTMENT or accidentally swallowed the medicine, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital to manage the overdose symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Salicylic acid
Pharmacological Category :   Keratolytic agent
Therapeutic Indication :   Acne, Skin diseases, Blemishes (discolored spot-on skin), Skin redness, Dandruff, corn & calluses (thickened layers of skin)
Dosage Forms :   Ointment, Gel, Face Wash, Foam Wash

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep SALICARE 12% OINTMENT out of reach of children
  • Store SALICARE 12% OINTMENT room temperature

FAQs ABOUT SALICARE 12% OINTMENT

What is SALICARE 12% OINTMENT used for?

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is used treat and prevent skin conditions such as acne, blemishes (discolored spot-on skin), skin redness, and other skin diseases. It is also used to treat and prevent dandruff, corn & calluses (thickened layers of skin) in affected individuals.

How to apply SALICARE 12% OINTMENT?

Always apply SALICARE 12% OINTMENT as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before use and work into a lather by adding water. Apply a thin layer and massage over wet skin/affected skin area. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

What are the side effects of SALICARE 12% OINTMENT?

The most common side effects of using SALICARE 12% OINTMENT are erythema (skin redness), and/or dryness of skin. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

How SALICARE 12% OINTMENT works?

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT works by penetrating the affected area of skin and causing destruction to the bacteria which also reduces oil production in the skin thus treating and preventing the occurrence of skin conditions such as acne, blemishes, dandruff, and corn & calluses in affected individuals.

Can SALICARE 12% OINTMENT be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?

SALICARE 12% OINTMENT is advised not to be used in pregnant women as it may cause undesirable effects to the foetus. It is considered safe to be used in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before applying SALICARE 12% OINTMENT.

REFERENCES

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SALICARE 12% Ointment 30gm

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