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Saliderm 6 Ointment


Overview

Introduction of Saliderm Ointment

Saliderm 6 Ointment is a medication used in the treatment of acne. It works by killing the acne-causing bacteria. It also reduces the oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin and keeps the pores open.

Saliderm 6 Ointment is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Avoid contact with eyes, nose and genitals. In case of accidental contact, wash it off immediately with plenty of water. Application of Saliderm 6 Ointment makes your skin sensitive towards sunlight. Use sunscreen or wear protective clothing when outdoor.

Use of Saliderm 6 Ointment may lead to a few common side effects like dryness, burning, irritation, itching and redness, at the application site. These are usually temporary and go away with time. Inform your doctor if they persist or worsen.

Saliderm Ointment side effects

Common
  • Skin redness

How to use Saliderm 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 Saliderm Ointment works

Saliderm 6 Ointment is a keratolytic medication to be applied on skin. It treats pimples (acne) by penetrating into the skin and killing acne-causing bacteria. It additionally reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin, and it also keeps your pores open.

Saliderm Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Saliderm 6 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Saliderm 6 Ointment should be used with caution during breatfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Saliderm 6 Ointment helps in the treatment and prevention of acne.
  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and genitals. In case of accidental contact, rinse thoroughly with water.
  • It makes your skin sensitive towards sunlight. Use protective measures like as sunscreen or wear protective clothing. 
  • Inform your doctor if you notice unusual dryness, redness and peeling of the skin.
  • Do not apply to open wounds or irritated skin.

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FAQs

Q. Does Saliderm lighten skin?

Saliderm is primarily used for corns, warts, callus, and verucca. However, it can also be used for lightening the skin especially in acne. Consult your doctor who can advise you regarding the correct choice of skin lightening cream, containing Salicylic acid.

Q. Does Saliderm affect skin?

Saliderm works by softening the hard skin growth (seen commonly in corns and calluses), making it easier to remove with a pumice stone or emery board. It helps by killing the virus that causes warts and verrucas. Warts and verrucas are small excessive growths of skin caused by a type of virus. However, corns and calluses are hard, thick pads of skin caused by pressure and friction.

Q. How long does it take for Saliderm to start working?

The length of treatment will vary depending on the size and resistance of the wart, verruca, corn, or callus. Some warts and verrucas require up to 12 weeks treatment before they disappear, whereas others may take a relatively short time. Continue using it as prescribed by your doctor.

Q. What precautions do I need to follow while applying Saliderm?

Take special care while applying Saliderm, the gel should not come in contact with surrounding healthy skin. Special precautions should be taken for young children’s delicate skin, as this may cause irritation. Do not apply excessive amounts of gel. Keep the gel away from your eyes, nose, and mouth, and from cuts, and scratched or eroded skin. Avoid spilling as this may cause damage to you, your clothing, and your possessions. Do not use it near flames or ignition sources (e.g., burning cigarettes or anything else that might ignite it), as it is volatile and highly flammable.

Q. How should Saliderm be applied?

Soak the affected area in warm water for 2 to 3 minutes. Dry the area thoroughly, using your own towel, so as to avoid infection. Carefully apply a thin coating (one or two drops) of the medicine to the top of the wart, verruca, corn, or callus. Avoid the medicine from spreading to the surrounding healthy skin. Allow the medicine to dry for a few minutes to form a small white patch. This patch sticks to the treated area and is water resistant. There is no need to cover the treated area with a sticking plaster. Wait till the next evening, carefully peel or pick off the white patch of dried gel from the wart, verruca, corn, or callus.

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