SEBONAC 1% GEL

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Primarily used for

Psoriasis, keratoses (abnormal skin growth), dermatitis
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Pregnancy
230
30 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for SEBONAC

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of SEBONAC GEL

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Uses of SEBONAC GEL

Sebonac 1% gel is used in the treatment of psoriasis, keratoses (abnormal skin growth) and dermatitis.
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Side effects of SEBONAC GEL

Common

Skin irritation.

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How to use SEBONAC GEL

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 SEBONAC GEL works

Salicylic acid belongs to a class of medications called as keratolytics. It works by reducing swelling and redness and thus causing pimples to shrink. It also loosens and softens the dry, scaly skin thus causing it to peel off.

In Depth Information on SEBONAC GEL

Expert advice for SEBONAC GEL

  • Do not use salicylic acid topical for genital warts, warts on the face, warts with hair, warts in the nose or mouth, moles or birthmarks.
  • Avoid direct contact of solution with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Do not cover treated skin with any clothing, bandage or heating pad, as it may increase the burning sensation. 
  • Do not apply salicylic acid solution to open wounds, inflamed or irritated skin or immediately after shaving or bathing.
  • Discontinue use of medicated plaster and consult your doctor if you experience excess discomfort or irritation or if you develop sensitivity.
  • Do not use salicylic acid on children or adolescents without your doctor’s advice.
  • Tell  your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to salicylic acid or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you are suffering from diabetes.
  • Do not use if you have poor blood circulation.
Warnings
Special precautions for SEBONAC 1% GEL
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sebonac 1% 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
SAFE
Sebonac 1% gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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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 SEBONAC 1% W/V GEL

Frequently asked questions for Salicylic Acid Topical

Q. Is salicylic acid good for acne/acne scars/skin/hair/genital warts/remove dark spots/exfoliate skin?
Salicylic acid is part of an acne preparation. It is used to treat acne, blemishes (scars and dark spots due to acne). It is also used for dandruff problems. It should not be used for exfoliating the skin or to treat genital warts
Q. Does salicylic acid work?
Salicylic acid works best if used for an indication at the dose prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does it expire?
Salicylic acid does expire and should not be used beyond the expiry date.

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