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P-Rocin Ointment


Overview

Uses of P-Rocin Ointment

P-Rocin Ointment side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use P-Rocin 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 P-Rocin Ointment works

P-Rocin Ointment is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause skin infections by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for survival of bacteria. Thus, it prevents the skin infection from spreading.

P-Rocin Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
P-Rocin Ointment is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
P-Rocin 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

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Expert Advice

  • P-Rocin Ointment is used to treat bacterial skin infections such as impetigo.
  • Apply to the affected area of skin three times a day. A dressing can be applied over the treated area if needed. Clean and dry the affected area before application.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • It can cause slight irritation at the application site. Let your doctor know if the irritation does not go away.
  • Do not use for more than 10 days. Throw away any cream that is left over.
  • If your skin condition does not improve within 3 to 5 days, see your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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Apply multani mitti wtih rose water (in oily skin) & milk (in dry skin) 2 times in a week.Take Neem - giloy juice daily 10 -15ml with add same quantity of water before breakfast.
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FAQs

Q. Is P-Rocin used for diaper rash?

P-Rocin is an antibacterial medicine and will only help if the diaper rash is due to bacterial infection.

Q. What if I don't get better after using P-Rocin?

Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking P-Rocin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking P-Rocin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. For how long do I need to use P-Rocin?

Use P-Rocin for the duration advised by your doctor. The bacteria are normally cleared from your skin within 10 days of starting the treatment. Do not use it for more than 10 days. If your skin condition does not improve within 3-5 days, see your doctor.

Q. How should I use P-Rocin?

Follow the directions given by your doctor carefully. Wash your hands before applying P-Rocin. Apply the ointment to the infected area of skin 2-3 times daily or as told by your doctor. You can cover the treated area with a dressing or leave it open as per your doctor’s advice.

Q. Can I apply P-Rocin on an open wound?

Consult your doctor before using P-Rocin. Avoid using P-Rocin for large open wounds if you have a kidney problem as this may further damage your kidneys.

Q. After I applied P-Rocin, I felt burning and stinging sensations. Should I stop using it?

Burning sensation is a common side effect of applying P-Rocin. However, stinging is uncommon. It does not last long and will disappear after sometime. Do not stop using P-Rocin because of these mild side effects. If you have any concerns consult your doctor.

Q. In which areas of the skin should I avoid using P-Rocin?

P-Rocin should not be used to treat infections in or near the eyes, nostrils or mouth. If this medicine accidentally enters your eyes, wash the eyes thoroughly with water. In case you have tubes inserted in your body for the delivery or removal of fluid (cannulae), do not use this medicine to treat the skin near that area. Additionally, do not use it in combination with cannulae.

Q. What should prompt me to stop using P-Rocin?

Wash off the ointment immediately if you get raised and itchy rash, cough, shortness of breath, wheezing or difficulty breathing, fainting, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat or other parts of the body. These may be signs of severe allergic reaction. You should immediately stop using P-Rocin and consult your doctor. Though unlikely, but if you get abdominal cramps and diarrhea, you should stop P-Rocin immediately and consult your doctor.

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