food interaction for KERALIN

alcohol interaction for KERALIN

pregnancy interaction for KERALIN

lactation interaction for KERALIN

medicine interaction for KERALIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR KERALIN

Benzoic Acid(6% w/w)

Uses

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

How it works

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

Common side effects

Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Application site redness, Application site irritation, Shortness of breath.
Hydrocortisone Topical(12% w/w)

Uses

Hydrocortisone Topical is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.

How it works

Hydrocortisone topical belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling.

Common side effects

Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.
Salicylic Acid(0.5% w/w)

Uses

Salicylic Acid is used in the treatment of psoriasis, keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis.

How it 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.
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Common side effects

Skin irritation.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR KERALIN OINTMENT

Patients taking KERALIN OINTMENT

  • 89%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR KERALIN

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR KERALIN

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR KERALIN

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.

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.

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
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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)