Primarily used for

Execessive Skin Dryness, nutritional deficiencies, piles
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Substitutes for SCANIL

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of SCANIL GEL

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Uses of Allantoin

Allantoin is used in the treatment of execessive skin dryness.
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Side effects of Allantoin

Common

Skin rash.

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How to use Allantoin

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How SCANIL GEL works

Allantoin is a skin protectant that works like a moisturizer to soften skin. It forms an oily layer on the skin and keeps the water inside and thus prevents skin from drying out..
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Uses of Extractum Cepae-Cepalin

Extractum Cepae-Cepalin is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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How to use Extractum Cepae-Cepalin

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How SCANIL GEL works

Extractum cepae-cepalin provides essential nutrients.
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Uses of Heparin Topical

Heparin Topical is used in piles, anal fissure and thrombophlebitis.
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How to use Heparin Topical

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How SCANIL GEL works

Heparin topical works by decreasing inflammation, relieving pain and itching.

In Depth Information on SCANIL GEL

Expert advice for Allantoin

  • Allantoin should not be used for more than 7 days. If symptoms persist contact your doctor immediately.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and other mucous membrane.
  • Stop taking allantoin if you develop severe allergic reactions.
  • Do not apply this medication on deep wounds or cuts or any infection on the skin.
  • Do not apply allantoin topical if it worsens any existing acne problems.

Expert advice for Heparin Topical

  • Tell your doctor if your injury or illness does not improve, or gets worse after heparin treatment.
  • Do not use gel/ ointment on broken skin or sensitive body parts (nose, mouth, eyes, or genital regions).
  • Avoid direct contact of gel/ ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to heparin or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use by Children < 5 years.
Warnings
Special precautions for SCANIL GEL
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Scanil gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for SCANIL GEL

Frequently asked questions for Allantoin

Q. Is allantoin safe and natural?
Allantoin is chemically synthesized for making the ointment. It is safe when used for the condition at the dose for the duration prescribed by the doctor
Q. Is allantoin same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium?
Allantoin is not the same as lanolin/ formaldehyde releaser/ aluminium
Q. Does allantoin clog pores/ lighten skin/ cause acne/ cause cancer?
Allantoin may clog pores and may lighten skin. It is not known to cause acne or cure cancer. Please inform your doctor if you observe any side effects while using this ointment.

Frequently asked questions for Heparin Topical

Q. Is heparin a protein, anticoagulant (blood thinner), thrombolytic agent (clot buster), or antiplatelet (antiaggregant)?
Heparin is not a protein, thrombolytic agent, or antiplatelet drug. It is a glycosaminoglycan carbohydrate and used as an anticoagulant
Q. Does heparin affect blood pressure or sleep?
Heparin is not reported to affect blood pressure or sleep. Consult your doctor if you experience such symptoms
Q. Does heparin affect platelets, INR (international normalized ratio), or PTT (partial thromboplastin time)?
Heparin affects INR (used to monitor the effectiveness of the anticoagulant), and PTT (blood test determines the blood clotting time), both of which increase as the ability of blood to clot decreases due to heparin. Heparin may also cause reduced blood platelet count
Q. Is heparin made from pork?
Yes, it is obtained from the intestine of the pig (porcine) or lungs of cattle (bovine), when these animals are slaughtered for meat
Q. Is heparin unfractionated?
There are two forms of heparin used as anti-coagulants; fractionated and low molecular weight heparins. Please see the product leaflet for more information
Q. Is heparin present in human body?
Yes, it is produced in the body by mast cells
Q. Does heparin come in pill form?
No, it is available as gel, ointment, and an injection form.
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