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Composition for COSALIC

Coal Tar(6%w/v),Salicylic Acid(3%w/w)

food interaction for COSALIC

alcohol interaction for COSALIC

pregnancy interaction for COSALIC

lactation interaction for COSALIC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Cosalic ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for COSALIC

Coal Tar(6%w/v)

Uses

Coal Tar is used in the treatment of psoriasis (silvery scaly skin rash), keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis (skin rash or irritation).

How it works

Coal tar belongs to a class of drugs known as keratoplastics. It works by causing the skin to shed dead cells from its top layer and slow down the growth of skin cells. This effect decreases scaling and dryness. Coal tar can also decrease itchiness from these skin conditions.

Common side effects

Increased sensitivity to light, Acneiform eruptions, Allergic reaction, Bacterial eruptions, Contact dermatitis, Inflammation of hair follicles, Irritation, Skin cancer
Salicylic Acid(3%w/w)

Uses

Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of acne (pimples).

How it works

Salicylic acid belongs to a class of medication called keratolytics. It works on reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Application site burning, Confusion, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Fatigue, Headache, Hearing loss, Ringing in ear, Skin irritation

SUBSTITUTES for COSALIC

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Content on this page was last updated on 17 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)