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Silverex Ionic Gel

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Product introduction

Silverex Ionic Gel is an inorganic chemical with antiseptic activity. It is used for the prevention of infections in burns and wounds. On application, it releases silver ions into the skin which kills and prevents the growth of infectious microorganisms.

Silverex Ionic Gel is for external use only. Use it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application. Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. Use the medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not use more than you need as it will not clear your condition faster and some side effects may be increased. If your condition does not get better or gets worse at any time, let your doctor know. You can help this medication work better by keeping the affected areas clean, making sure they are dry, and washing your hands before and after treating the infection.

The medicine is well tolerated and does not usually have any common side effects. However, consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms which you think are caused by the medicine.  Avoid direct contact of the medicine with your eyes. In case of accidental contact, wash your eyes with plenty of water and seek immediate medical attention. Do not use the medicine if you have any signs of an allergic reaction. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine to make sure it is safe.

Uses of Silverex Gel

  • Prevention of Infections

Benefits of Silverex Gel

In Prevention of Infections

Silverex Ionic Gel is an antiseptic that is used for the prevention of wound or burn infection. It kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing microbes, thereby preventing abrasions, cuts, or any break in the skin from getting infected. It also reduces inflammation symptoms such as burning sensation, irritation and pain. This promotes healing of burns and wounds. Keep the affected area clean and use the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Side effects of Silverex Gel

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Silverex

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Silverex Gel

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

How Silverex Gel works

Silverex Ionic Gel is an antiseptic. It works by releasing silver ions into the skin which kills or prevents the growth of infectious microorganisms.

Safety advice

No interaction found/established
Silverex Ionic Gel 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.
Breast feeding
Information regarding the use of Silverex Ionic Gel during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Silverex Gel?

If you miss a dose of Silverex Ionic Gel, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Silverex Ionic Gel is used for the management of infection due to post-surgical wounds, ulcers, or burns.
  • Avoid contact of Silverex Ionic Gel with eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse immediately in case of accidental contact.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience skin irritation or allergies after using Silverex Ionic Gel.
  • Handle Silverex Ionic Gel carefully as it tends to stain the skin, clothing, linens.
  • Silverex Ionic Gel can injure or irritate healthy skin. Always wear latex or nitrile gloves when handling or applying this medicine. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Transition Metal Nitrates
Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class
Action Class
Antiseptics and disinfectants

Patient concerns

Sir flower pot sparks injured in my hand. Silverex. Applied. Any injection has to take pl advise
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Take one tetanus injection Intramuscular 0.5ml
I got a second degree burn by boiled vegetable on Right hand top part. It's about one inch by half inch. The blister got popped after about 6 days and it's been 3 days after it popped. The layer of skin is turning darker and flakier day by day. I used Silverex and T-Bact alternatively two times a day each. What ointment/coconut oil/anti marks cream should I start using. And should I stop using Silverex now?
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
U must consult a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for this

User feedback


Q. How to use Silverex Ionic Gel?

Before using Silverex Ionic Gel, clean and dry the affected area. Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth. If Silverex Ionic Gel gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Silverex Ionic Gel?

Be careful not to get Silverex Ionic Gel into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor. You must not use Silverex Ionic Gel if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time. Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly, to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines. Do not cover the area being treated with Silverex Ionic Gel with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects. Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster. Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects. Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Silverex Ionic Gel only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Silverex Ionic Gel?

If you forget to use Silverex Ionic Gel, do not worry and continue using Silverex Ionic Gel as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.

Q. Is Silverex Ionic Gel effective?

Silverex Ionic Gel is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop using it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Silverex Ionic Gel too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Can I stop using Silverex Ionic Gel when I feel better?

No, do not stop using Silverex Ionic Gel without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

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Name: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Address: Plot no 107/108,Namli block , Ranipool, East Sikkim 737135
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: February, 2025

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