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food interaction for EXSORA

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pregnancy interaction for EXSORA

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food
alcohol
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Exsora 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.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR EXSORA

Benzoic Acid(6% w/w)

Uses

Benzoic Acid is used in the treatment of skin infections and fungal infections.

How it works

Benzoic acid stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Application site redness, Application site irritation, Shortness of breath
Salicylic Acid(3% w/w)

Uses

Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of psoriasis, keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis.

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

Skin irritation
Ichtyolammonium(2% w/w)

Uses

Ichtyolammonium is used to prevent infections

How it works

Ichtyolammonium belongs to class of drugs called anti-inflammatory and emollients. It has anti-inflammatory, bactericidal (substance which kills bacteria) and fungicidal (substance which kills fungi) properties. It reduces inflammation by suppressing the release of chemicals that mediate inflammation. As an antibacterial and antifungal agent, it decreases bacterial and fungal growth around the inflamed skin.

Common side effects

Rash, Burning sensation, Skin irritation
Triamcinolone Acetonide(0.01% w/w)

Uses

Triamcinolone Acetonide is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders and oral lichen planus.

How it works

The antiinflammatory actions of corticosteroids are thought to involve lipocortins, phospholipase A2 inhibitory proteins which, through inhibition of arachidonic acid, control the biosynthesis of prostaglandins and leukotrienes. The immune system is suppressed by corticosteroids due to a decrease in the function of the lymphatic system, a reduction in immunoglobulin and complement concentrations, the precipitation of lymphocytopenia, and interference with antigen-antibody binding.

Common side effects

Wheezing, Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Photosensitivity, Shortness of breath, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Skin infection, Itching, Dry skin, Burning sensation, Skin cracking, Increased blood pressure, Changes in skin color, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Irritation, Sunburn, Cataract, Increased glucose level in blood

COMMON DOSAGE FOR EXSORA OINTMENT

Patients taking EXSORA OINTMENT

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR EXSORA

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR EXSORA

  • Do not use benzoic acid and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzoic acid or any of the ingredients in formulation.
  • Use with caution if it is to be applied over large areas of skin.
  • Do not ingest benzoic acid.
  • Keep away from eyes and inner membranes of nose, mouth etc.

Frequently asked questions FOR EXSORA

Benzoic Acid

Q. Is benzoic acid a strong acid?
Benzoic acid is weak acid
Q. Is it soluble in water?
It is not soluble in water
Q. Does benzoic acid have a recognizable odor?
Yes, benzoic acid has characteristic pungent odor.

Salicylic Acid

Q. Is salicylic acid good for acne/acne scars/ skin/hair/genital warts/ remove dark spots/exfoliate skin?
Salicylic acid is part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. It is used for curing acne and its scars. It is also used for dandruff problems. It is not used for lightening the skin or exfoliating it. It is not used to cure genital warts
Q. Does salicylic acid work?
Salicylic acid works best if used for an indication at the dose prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does it expire?
Salicylic acid does expire and should not be used beyond the expiry date
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Q. How does salicylic acid work?
Salicylic acid is used as part of an acne cream/ointment/solution/gel/shampoo/medicated plaster. 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)