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Dersol BH Ointment


Introduction

Dersol BH Ointment is a combination medicine that is used to treat psoriasis. It removes dead skin cells and softens the skin. It also minimizes symptoms of inflammation such as skin redness, swelling, and itching. It may cause side effects like dry skin, irritation, itching, and redness.

Dersol BH 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. 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.

The most common side effects of this medicine are itching, dryness, redness, and burning sensation at the application site. These are usually 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.). Drink plenty of water and apply moisturizing cream or lotion to avoid of cope up with the side effects.

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 take this medicine with proper consultation and caution. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and discuss it your doctor. Consult the doctor before receiving any consult the doctor before receiving any cosmetic treatment.

Uses of Dersol BH Ointment

Side effects of Dersol BH 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 Dersol BH

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Dersol BH 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 Dersol BH Ointment works

Dersol BH Ointment is a combination of three medicines: Benzoic Acid, Hydrocortisone and Salicylic Acid. Benzoic Acid is an antiseptic. Hydrocortisone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the skin red, swollen and itchy. Salicylic Acid is a keratolytic medicine which breaks down keratin clumps, removes dead skin cells and softens the skin. It also enhances the absorption of Hydrocortisone into the skin.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dersol BH 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dersol BH Ointment is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Dersol BH Ointment
₹4.07/gm of Ointment
Keralin Ointment
East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
₹6/gm of Ointment
48% costlier

Quick Tips

  • It may take several weeks to show its action. Keep using it as suggested by your doctor.
  • Wash your skin with a mild cleanser and pat it dry before applying Dersol BH Ointment.
  • Apply it as a thin layer onto a clean, dry, unbroken infected area of skin.
  • 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.
  • Use moisturizer regularly to overcome the skin dryness during the course of treatment.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient Concerns

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Haemoglobin deficiency in every two month 8unit
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
send current CBC reprotsCap Deoxrange 1 BD before food x 1 month and get BH repeated after 1 month
Constipation fatty liver enlarge pancreas prostate BH sleeplessness veins and arteries joint pains tired ness premature ejaculation etc
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
C?se has to be seen in person before starting the treatment, as you have multiple problem
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References

  1. Salicylic Acid. Huddersfield: Thornton & Ross Ltd.; 1985 [revised 20 Feb 2018]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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