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Galenus Salizoic DS Ointment


Overview

Introduction of Galenus Ointment

Galenus Salizoic DS Ointment is a medication used in the treatment of acne. It works by killing the acne-causing bacteria. It also reduces the oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin and keeps the pores open.

Uses of Galenus Ointment

Galenus Ointment side effects

Common
  • Skin irritation
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Dry skin
  • Skin redness

How to use Galenus 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. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Galenus Ointment works

Galenus Salizoic DS Ointment is a keratolytic medication. It treats pimples (acne) by penetrating into the skin and killing acne-causing bacteria. It additionally reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin, and it also keeps your pores open.

Galenus Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Galenus Salizoic DS 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Galenus Salizoic DS Ointment should be used with caution during breatfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Galenus Salizoic DS Ointment helps in the treatment and prevention of acne.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and genitals. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
  • It makes your skin sensitive towards sunlight. Use protective measures like as sunscreen or wear protective clothing. 
  • Inform your doctor if you notice unusual dryness, redness and peeling of the skin.
  • Do not apply to open wounds or irritated skin.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Galenus

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I am using bactrim ds tablets for acne which I'll get on my scalp so it is advisable to continue?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Consult the doctor who has prescribed taht to you, there is ac ourse of antibiotic whic should be completed.
I am taking diane 35 and cabergolin for ovarian cyst and high prolactin level I am suffering from acne and i have lots of red acne marks all over my face plz suggest me some cream or capsule to get rid of these marks
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Apply miniscar cream mixed with purodil ointment
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References
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