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Psorafuse Ointment

SALT COMPOSITION
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Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Psorafuse Ointment is used for treatment of inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis. It works on extra skin cells which may build up and form scales of the skin. This medicine slows down the growth of these cells and also decreases the activity of immune cells in the skin.

Psorafuse Ointment is for external use only. Apply it in the quantity as advised by your doctor. Before applying the ointment, the affected area should be clean and dry. It is advised to wash hands thoroughly before and after application of this medicine.

The side effects of this medicine include blistering or itching. If these symptoms persist for a longer duration, consult your doctor. Do not take any other form of vitamin D along with this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Uses of Psorafuse Ointment

Benefits of Psorafuse Ointment

In Treatment of Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a condition where the skin cells in the body grow too quickly. Psorafuse Ointment works by killing and slowing down these fast-growing cells. Use it exactly as prescribed and for as long as it is prescribed to get the most benefit.

Side effects of Psorafuse Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Psorafuse

  • Blisters on skin
  • Itching

How to use Psorafuse 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.

How Psorafuse Ointment works

Psorafuse Ointment is the active form of Vitamin D. It works by slowing down the growth of extra skin cells that may build up and form scales on the skin and by decreasing the activity of immune cells in the skin.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Psorafuse Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Psorafuse Ointment is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Breastfeeding women should not to apply Psorafuse Ointment directly to the nipple and areola to avoid direct infant exposure.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick tips

  • Psorafuse Ointment is prescribed for the treatment of mild to moderate psoriasis.
  • Apply a thin layer of ointment twice a day, morning and evening.
  • Do not use more than the maximum recommended amount of ointment each day.
  • Remember to wash your hands well after using Psorafuse Ointment. This will help to prevent accidentally getting it onto your eyes, lips, or facial skin which could cause irritation.
  • Do not cover the affected area of the skin with dressing or a bandage after applying Psorafuse Ointment.
  • Avoid excessive exposure of the treated areas to sunlight. Wear clothing that protects your skin from the sun.
  • If you are also using a moisturizer for your skin, use it first and then wait until it is completely absorbed by your skin before applying Psorafuse Ointment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Vitamin D Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS
Action Class
Vitamins

Interaction with drugs

Taking Psorafuse with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Orli-Misia, Redufat, Orlistat
Serious

Patient concerns

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I have some rashes like patches on scalp Fungal infection
Dr. Rajesh Garg
Internal Medicine
Sent Pict. May be psoriasis
Will soriasis come because of tonsils
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
Yes . Guttate psoriasis can flare up if you have tonsillitis . But the occurrence of. Psoriasis is mostly genetic in nature
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FAQs

Q. How to use Psorafuse Ointment?

Before using Psorafuse Ointment, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Psorafuse Ointment gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. Is Psorafuse Ointment effective?

Psorafuse Ointment is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Psorafuse Ointment too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Psorafuse Ointment?

Be careful not to get Psorafuse Ointment into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Psorafuse Ointment if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Psorafuse Ointment with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Psorafuse Ointment only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Psorafuse Ointment?

If you forget to use Psorafuse Ointment, do not worry and continue using Psorafuse Ointment as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Psorafuse Ointment safe?

Psorafuse Ointment is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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Country of origin: India

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