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Hexilak Gel

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Overview

Uses of Allium Cepa

Allium Cepa is used in the treatment of pain relief.

Uses of Allantoin

Allantoin is used in the treatment of excessive skin dryness.

Uses of Heparin

Heparin is used to prevent blood clots. It helps prevent blood clots from forming in legs, lungs, heart or any other parts of the body.

Allium Cepa side effects

Common
Limited data available

Allantoin side effects

Common
  • Skin rash

Heparin side effects

Common
  • Bleeding
  • Injection site reaction

How to use Allium Cepa

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 apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How to use Allantoin

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 apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How to use Heparin

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 apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Allium Cepa works

It's mode of action is not fully understood.Being a herb its acts in one or different ways to exert it's effect on the body.

How Allantoin works

Allantoin is a skin protectant which works as a moisturizer and relieves minor skin irritations.

How Heparin works

Heparin is an anticoagulant. It works by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it prevents them from growing larger and causing blockages in the blood vessels.

Hexilak Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hexilak Gel 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
Hexilak Gel 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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

Related to Allantoin

  • Allantoin should not be used for more than 7 days. If symptoms persist contact your doctor immediately.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and other mucous membrane.
  • Stop taking allantoin if you develop severe allergic reactions.
  • Do not apply this medication on deep wounds or cuts or any infection on the skin.
  • Do not apply allantoin topical if it worsens any existing acne problems.

Related to Heparin

  • Heparin prevents blood clots from forming within the blood vessels.
  • It can be given by an injection or drip into a vein (intravenously) or by injection under the skin. 
  • Heparin increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails or using sharp objects.
  • Notify your doctor if you see blood in your urine or stool or any unusual bleeding from your skin, gums or nose.
  • You doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor the levels of potassium and platelets in your blood.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Hexilak

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I have chicken pox scars on my face( black dots and discolouration). Please advice me some treatment for this
Dr. Dharamvir Singh
Skin Specialist
Apply hexilak gel twice daily
I got the stretch mark around my underarms in past week. And i have so many stretch marks on my lower back plzz help me
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Use hexilak gel over stretch marks
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FAQs

Related to Allantoin

Q. Is Allantoin safe and natural?

Allantoin is chemically synthesized for making the ointment. It is safe when used for the condition at the dose for the duration prescribed by the doctor

Q. Is allantoin same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium?

Allantoin is not the same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium

Q. Does Allantoin clog pores/ lighten skin/ cause acne/ cause cancer?

Allantoin may clog pores and may lighten skin. It is not known to cause acne or cure cancer. Please inform your doctor if you observe any side effects while using this ointment.
Related to Heparin

Q. Can the use of Heparin increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Heparin increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Heparin?

Heparin can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor, and inform him about using Heparin before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Heparin?

Heparin reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Heparin. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
A Menarini India Pvt Ltd, B-801, Safal Pegasus, Prahalad Nagar Road, Anand Nagar, Ahmedabad – 380015, Gujarat, India
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