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Galenus Salizoic Ointment

Galenus Pharma Pvt Ltd

Composition for Galenus Salizoic Ointment

Primary uses of Galenus Salizoic Ointment

MRP
52
₹1.73/Ointment
30 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Galenus Ointment

Uses of Galenus Ointment

Galenus Salizoic Ointment is used in the treatment of psoriasis, acne and corns.

Galenus Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effect of Galenus is Skin irritation.

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 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 helps keep your pores open.

In Depth Information on Galenus Ointment

Expert advice for Galenus Ointment

  • It should not be taken by patients who are allergic to salicylic acid or any of the ingredients of the acne cream, ointment, solution, gel, shampoo or medicated plaster.
  • Do not apply salicylic acid to open wounds or irritated skin.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water immediately after applying salicylic acid containing application.
  • Do not apply on eyes, nose, genitals or rectum, and avoid touching these areas after applying medication to affected area and before washing your hands.
  • Topical salicylic acid should not be used for genital warts, warts on the face, warts with hair growing from them, warts in the nose or mouth, moles, or birthmarks.
  • Do not cover treated skin with a bandage or heating pad, which can increase the burning sensation. You should not cover the skin with clothing immediately after application.
  • Do not apply this immediately after shaving or bathing.
  • Avoid getting this medication on dentures or any other thing that comes in contact with sensitive parts of the body.
  • Do not use salicylic acid on children or adolescents without the prescription of the doctor.
  • Tell your doctor about any other medication you are taking, or if you have kidney problems or if you are pregnant or breast feeding or are diabetic or have blood circulation problems.
  • The cream, ointment, solution, gel, shampoo, medicated plaster should be used for an indication only as instructed by doctor and not for any other indication.
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Galenus Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Galenus Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Galenus Salizoic 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.
Lactation
Galenus Salizoic Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Galenus Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Salicylic Acid

Q. Is Galenus good for acne/acne scars/ skin/hair/genital warts/ remove dark spots/exfoliate skin?
Galenus 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 Galenus work?
Galenus 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
Q. How does Galenus work?
Galenus 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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