FAQs ABOUT TOPINATE GEL
What is TOPINATE GEL used for?
TOPINATE GEL 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 TOPINATE GEL for wounds?
TOPINATE GEL 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 TOPINATE GEL for kids?
TOPINATE GEL 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 TOPINATE GEL be used for vitiligo?
TOPINATE GEL 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 TOPINATE GEL on my face for face brightening?
TOPINATE GEL 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 TOPINATE GEL cause any harmful side effects?
Long term usage of TOPINATE GEL 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 TOPINATE GEL along with my regular medications if I already have a skin infection?
No. Do not use TOPINATE GEL without consulting your doctor if you already have a skin infection. Avoid using TOPINATE GEL for other infections as it may cause other serious effects.
How should I use TOPINATE GEL?
Always apply TOPINATE GEL as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Apply a thin layer of TOPINATE GEL on the affected area. Do not cover the affected site after applying TOPINATE GEL. Avoid contact of TOPINATE GEL with your eyes (including eyelids), ears, nose, armpits or with other mucous membranes (such as the vagina). Do not apply TOPINATE GEL on the damaged skin. Contact your doctor immediately if you cannot see any improvement in your condition even after using TOPINATE GEL for the stipulated duration.
Can TOPINATE GEL be used on the face?
No. TOPINATE GEL should not be used on the face, groin, or armpits. Consult your doctor for advice.