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Overview

Introduction of Q ON Tablet

Q ON 5 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis. It reduces the overproduction of skin cells and helps to repigment the discolored, white patches.

Q ON 5 mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Q ON 5 mg Tablet makes your skin sensitive. While you are on Q ON 5 mg Tablet, avoid sunlight; use sunscreens and wear protective clothings when outdoor.

Uses of Q ON Tablet

Q ON Tablet side effects

Common
  • Redness of skin
  • Blisters on skin
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Itching

How to use Q ON Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Q ON 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Q ON Tablet works

Q ON 5 mg Tablet is a photosensitive medication used with UV-A rays. It works by activating certain skin cells (melanocytes) and helps repigment the discolored, white patches in vitiligo.

Q ON Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Q ON 5 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Q ON 5 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Q ON 5 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Q ON 5 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Q ON 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Q ON 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Q ON 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Q ON 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Trioxsalen is a very strong medicine that increases your skin sensitivity to sunlight. Do not use it for sun tanning or to increase tolerance to sunlight; if doing so, do not use trioxsalen for more than 14 days.
  • Take this treatment (trioxsalen and UVA) two or three times a week with the treatment spaced at least forty-eight hours apart.  
  • Take this medication by mouth with food or milk, usually 2 to 4 hours before your UVA light treatment.
  • Do not sunbathe for 24 hours before taking trioxsalen.  Wear UVA-absorbing, wrap-around sunglasses and cover exposed skin or use a sunblock (SP 15 or higher) for the twenty-four (24) hour period following treatment with trioxsalen.
  • Use extra caution for at least 48 hours following each treatment.  After each treatment, cover your skin for at least 8 hours by wearing protective clothing.
  • Do not increase the amount of trioxsalen if you are taking or spend extra time in the sunlight or under an ultraviolet lamp.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as trioxsalen may cause dizziness.
  • You will need to have an eye examination before starting trioxsalen and also once a year thereafter.
  • Be careful before applying anything to your skin to treat dryness and itchiness caused by trioxsalen.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Q ON

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vitiligo on lips, my father also vitiligo
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
Difficult to treat, you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment
He has Early vitiligo symptoms.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Treatment is completely individualised depends on the extent and the current activity of the disease plz visit a dermatologist for a face to face consultation and examination
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