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Heximar Ointment

Menarini India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Heximar Ointment

Primary uses of Heximar Ointment

15 gm in 1 tube

Medicine Overview of Heximar Ointment


Uses of Heximar Ointment

Heximar Ointment is used in the treatment of psoriasis.

Heximar Ointment side effects


Side Effects of Heximar are Dry skin, Skin irritation, Itching, Burning sensation, Stinging sensation, Redness of skin, Rash.


How to use Heximar 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 Heximar Ointment works

Heximar Ointment is a synthetic form of vitamin D belonging to the class of medicines called ‘anti-psoriatics’. It lowers the rate with which skin cells grow, thereby controlling the psoriatic condition.

In Depth Information on Heximar Ointment

Expert advice for Heximar Ointment

  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. In case you have been advised to use this drug while breast feeding, do not apply it on breast area.
  • Before using calcipotriol, inform your doctor if you are taking ultraviolet (UV) light treatment.
  • Excessive exposure to sunlight should be avoided while on this treatment.
  • If you have been diagnosed with psoriasis types like ‘generalised pustular psoriasis’ or ‘erythrodermic exfoliative psoriasis’, consult your doctor before using calcipotriol.
  • Application of calcipotriol on face is not recommended.
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Heximar Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Heximar Ointment
No interaction found/established
Heximar 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.
Heximar Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Heximar Ointment?uses

If you miss a dose of Heximar Ointment, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Heximar Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Calcipotriol

No. Heximar is not a steroid
No. Calciportiol is not an ‘over the counter' drug. It is available only by prescription
Heximar is used in treatment of psoriasis (development of red/silver colored scaly patches on skin)
Heximar is considered to be effective when used at the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor
For best results Heximar is used once/twice daily (as instructed by your doctor). Usually changes in the skin can be seen after around two weeks as the psoriatic patches clear up/flatten. Redness of the skin will also start to reduce then
Heximar is a drug used in treatment of psoriasis. It is available in different forms like cream, ointment, gel or solution for application to the affected areas of skin or scalp.

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