Burnheal Plus Ointment

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Introduction

Burnheal Plus Ointment is a combination medicine that is used to treat burn wounds. Its antiseptic property prevents infections and protects the skin to speeds up the healing.

Burnheal Plus Ointment is only meant for external use and should be used as advised by your doctor. A thin layer of the medicine should be applied only to the affected areas of the skin with clean and dry hands. Wash your hands before and after applying the medicine. If it gets into your eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina rinse with water. It may take several days to weeks for your symptoms to improve, but you should keep using this medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed to ensure better efficacy of the medicine. If your condition does not improve or gets worse, you should talk to your doctor.

This is usually a safe medicine, however, it may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the application site. These side effects are usually mild and self-limiting. Serious side effects are rare. You must consult the doctor if you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.).

Before taking this medicine, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines for the same disease or other diseases. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use this medicine with proper consultation and caution. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine. You should consult the doctor about prescribing an alternative medicine for your condition. During the course of the treatment, do not touch or scratch the wounded or burnt skin areas as this may delay the healing process.

Uses of Burnheal Plus Ointment

Benefits of Burnheal Plus Ointment

In Burns

Burnheal Plus Ointment helps in the prevention and treatment of infections during treatment of burns. It is also used as an antiseptic in minor cuts and abrasions. It kills the infectious microorganisms, reduces inflammation symptoms such as burning sensation, irritation and pain. This promotes healing of the burns/wounds. Continue using it as directed by the doctor to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Burnheal Plus Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Burnheal Plus

  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Burning sensation at the site of application

How to use Burnheal Plus Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment.

How Burnheal Plus Ointment works

Burnheal Plus Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Sulfadiazine and Chlorhexidine Gluconate. Sulfadiazine is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication. Chlorhexidine Gluconate is an antiseptic and disinfectant which works by binding strongly with skin. It kills infectious microorganisms and effectively cleans out cuts, wounds and burns to prevent them from getting infected.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Burnheal Plus Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Burnheal Plus Ointment during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Burnheal Plus Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Burnheal Plus Ointment, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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Burnheal Plus Ointment
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Quick tips

  • Clean the burn area and then apply the cream to using a sterile gloved hand or a sterile spatula.
  • Apply it once or twice daily and re-apply to any areas from which it gets removed due to activity. Burn areas should be covered with the cream at all times.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
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DERMA

Patient concerns

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3. What is the difference between first-, second-, and third-degree burns? What are the layers of the skin?Why is skin important?
Dr. Manju Singh
Homeopathy
these are types of burns which are useful when someone burns severly to identify the level of burn means how much part is affected by burn, and what kind of treatment could be taken further. this is mainly used by doctors.
Pain in abdomen, burns,loose motion
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab O2 1 tab BD x 3 days, Ors, Tab famocid 20 1 bd x 3 days
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Burnheal Plus Ointment when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Burnheal Plus Ointment and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Burnheal Plus Ointment takes to work?

Usually, Burnheal Plus Ointment starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Sulfadiazine. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chlorhexidine Gluconate. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Genus Pharmaceuticals; 2011 [revised 21 Aug. 2017]. [Accessed 5 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. DailyMed. Sulfadiazine. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Chlorhexidine Gluconate. [Accessed 5 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
Country of origin: India

MRP
77
Inclusive of all taxes
20 gm in 1 tube
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