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Dresin Powder


Overview

Introduction

Dresin Powder has a combination of medicines that is used to treat bacterial skin infections. It kills and prevents the growth of microorganisms causing infections. It improves healing of the tissues.

Dresin Powder should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies from this medicine. The common side effects of this medicine include dry skin, burning, irritation, itching and redness at the application site.

If these side effects or any other symptoms persist for a longer duration which you think are because of this medicine, please inform your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are suffering from any other disease. This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers.

Uses of Dresin Dusting Powder

Side effects of Dresin Dusting Powder

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 Dresin

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

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Dry skin
    Use mild cleansing creams or soaps rather than harsh or perfumed ones. Use warm water (not hot) and do not spend too long in the bath or shower. Long bathing hours or using harsh soaps can wash away natural oils. Dry your skin gently with a towel and apply moisturizer immediately after washing. Do not use alcohol-based products on your skin. Choose clothing fabrics that will not irritate your skin.

How to use Dresin Dusting Powder

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area before application and do not rub.

How Dresin Dusting Powder works

Dresin Powder is a combination of three medicines: Povidone Iodine, Tinidazole and Sucralfate. Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic. It slowly releases iodine which kills or prevents the growth of infectious microorganisms. Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Sucralfate is protectant which covers the damaged tissue and protects it against injury to facilitate healing.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dresin Powder 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
Dresin Powder 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.
Dresin Powder
₹5.93/gm of Dusting Powder
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₹3.85/gm of Dusting Powder
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₹5.86/gm of Dusting Powder
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Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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References

  1. Povidone Iodine. Watchmoor Park, Camberley Surrey: Novartis Consumer Health UK Ltd.; 1998 [revised 6 May 2014]. [Accessed 03 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Tinidazole. [Accessed 06 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Millennium City Information Technology Park, Tower-II, Plot No. 62, Block-DN, Sector V, 8th floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata: 700 091
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15 gm in 1 box
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