Retarel 1% Cream

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Retarel 1% Cream

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Primarily used for

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10 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Retarel Cream

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Uses of Retarel Cream

Retarel 1% Cream is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
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Side effects of Retarel Cream

Common

Skin irritation.

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How to use Retarel Cream

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 apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Retarel Cream works

Retarel 1% cream stops the growth of bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Retarel Cream

Expert advice for Retarel Cream

  • Retapamulin is for external use only. It should not be applied in the eyes, on the mouth or lips, inside the nose or inside the female genital area. Wash with water if the ointment accidentally gets on to these areas and consult your doctor if you experience any discomfort. 
  • Stop using retapamulin if you notice worsening of the infection or develop increased redness, irritation or other signs and symptoms.
  • Retapamulin is used only against bacterial infection. Do not apply for viral infections.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if there is no improvement in your infection after two to three days of treatment.
  • Do not apply other ointments, creams or lotions to the area being treated with retapamulin unless specifically instructed to do so by your doctor.
  • Take precautions while using retapamulin as it may cause local skin reactions (contact dermatitis), or irritation of the eyes and mucous membranes.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Retarel 1% Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Retarel 1% Cream is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Retarel 1% Cream 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 over ointments as an ointment may expose the baby to harmful effects.
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Driving
SAFE
Retarel 1% Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Retarel 1% Cream is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Retarel 1% Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Retarel 1% Cream is probably safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Retarel 1% Cream may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Substitutes for Retarel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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