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Cadomer Ointment

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Product introduction

Cadomer Ointment is used in the treatment of leg ulcers and diabetic ulcers. This medicine effectively treats infection by controlling the growth of bacteria, fungi and viruses.

Cadomer Ointment is for external use only. You should always use it exactly as your doctor has told you. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. Keep the affected area clean and dry before applying this medicine. After applying the medicine, cover the treated area with a dressing. This medicine should be used regularly to get the most benefit from it. Avoid getting this medication in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.  

Pain and swelling are some common side effects of this medicine. These are usually mild, but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Uses of Cadomer Ointment

Benefits of Cadomer Ointment

In Leg ulcers

Cadomer Ointment relieves the pain and inflammation associated with leg ulcers and aids in healing. It also prevents infection and improves the quality of life.

In Diabetic ulcers

Diabetic ulcers are painful open sores or wounds that usually occur in diabetic patients on the leg, ankle, bottom or top portion of the foot or on the tips of the toes. If severely infected, hospitalisation may also be needed in such patients. Cadomer Ointment is used for the treatment of diabetic ulcers. The antimicrobial properties of this medicine helps in prevention of infection, promotes healing and helps in formation of healthy skin. Keep the affected area clean. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Cadomer 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 Cadomer

  • Pain
  • Swelling

How to use Cadomer 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 Cadomer Ointment works

Cadomer Ointment is a iodophore, which releases free iodine. This free iodine works against bacteria, fungi and viruses. This is how it treats infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cadomer Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Cadomer Ointment is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Cadomer Ointment should be used as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • Make sure that ulcer area is clean properly before applying the medication. 
  • Dress the ulcer area properly to keep it clean and warm. 
  • Make sure that dressing does not get airtight or watertight. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Iodine derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient concerns

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Mouth ulcers Mouth ulcers
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be vitamin deficiency, lichen planus, traumatic ulcer. Consult a ENT specialist to check throat
Sir good afternoon. My problem is tongue ulcer and mouth ulcers .give me Medcin for ulcers. My tongue colour is white Manu times ulcers happend sir
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take wheat grass juice 20 ml twice, apply tankan bhasm mixed with honey on your ulcers
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FAQs

Q. What is Cadomer Ointment and what is it used for?

Cadomer Ointment is a dual-action wound management product that is used for the treatment of leg and diabetic ulcers. It has antimicrobial properties that prevent infection at the site and promotes healing.

Q. Are there any serious side-effects of using Cadomer Ointment?

Patients treated with Cadomer Ointment may experience slight pain within the first hour after application. Minor reddening or swelling around the wound may occur without necessarily being an allergic reaction. Although this is temporary, contact your doctor immediately if it does not subside.

Q. How long should I use Cadomer Ointment?

Ideally, this medicine should not be used for longer than 3 months without checking with your doctor. This varies from patient to patient and their condition.

Q. What happens if I miss a dose of Cadomer Ointment?

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not apply extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Discuss this with your healthcare provider. In order to avoid missing a dose, use a calendar, pillbox, alarm clock, or cell phone alert to help you remember to use your medication. You may also ask a family member a friend to remind you or check in with you to be sure you are using your medication.

Q. Can Cadomer Ointment be used in children?

No, this medicine should not be used in children under 12 years of age.

Q. How to safely store Cadomer Ointment?

As with most medications, Cadomer Ointment should be stored at room temperature. Store it in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture, or direct sunlight. Keep it out of reach of children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.

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References

  1. CiplaMed. Cadexomer iodine [Prescription information]; 2018. [Accessed 25 Oct. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape.com. Cadexomer Iodine. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Cadexomer Iodine. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Cnergy IT Park, 3rd floor Appa Saheb Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400025
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: October, 2022

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