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Medicine Overview of Keralin Ointment

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Uses of Benzoic Acid

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

Common

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Application site redness, Application site irritation, Shortness of breath.

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How to use Benzoic Acid

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 Keralin Ointment works

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

Hydrocortisone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Hydrocortisone Topical

Common

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.

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How to use Hydrocortisone Topical

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 Keralin Ointment works

Hydrocortisone topical is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
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Uses of Salicylic Acid

Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of psoriasis, keratoses and dermatitis.
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Side effects of Salicylic Acid

Common

Skin irritation.

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How to use Salicylic Acid

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 Keralin Ointment 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..

In Depth Information on Keralin Ointment

Expert advice for Benzoic Acid

  • 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.

Expert advice for Hydrocortisone Topical

  • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient, or undergoing extended hydrocortisone therapy or if you have heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure and recurrent fits.
  • Do not apply plasters or dressings over the cream unless suggested by your doctor.
  • Avoid direct contact on the face, near your eyes and mouth, anal or genital areas or any other body parts with skin folds or thin skin. In case of direct contact of this medication with the eyes, nose, mouth, anal or vaginal area, immediately rinse with water.
  • Consult your doctor before using in children <10 years. 
  • Do not use hydrocortisone topical for a duration more than 7 days unless prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do consult your doctor, if the skin condition does not improve after application at prescribed dose and duration.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have acne or infected or broken skin.
  • Do not use if you are suffering from bacterial infection such as impetigo (red sores on the face), viral infections such as cold sores or fungal infections such as athlete’s foot.

Expert advice for Salicylic Acid

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Keralin Ointment
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Keralin 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.
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Lactation
Keralin Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Keralin Ointment via licking.
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Driving
It is not known whether Keralin Ointment alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Keralin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Keralin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Keralin Ointment is probably safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Keralin Ointment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Keralin Ointment

Frequently asked questions for 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.

Frequently asked questions for Hydrocortisone Topical

Q. Is hydrocortisone topical safe?
Hydrocortisone topical is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is hydrocortisone topical good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone topical is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed or has an open wound
Q. Does hydrocortisone topical help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone topical relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush.

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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