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Overview

T Nac Cream side effects

Common
  • Application site pain
  • Skin irritation
  • Sore throat
  • Dryness
  • Skin exfoliation

How to use T Nac 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 T Nac Cream works

T Nac Cream is a form of vitamin A. When applied on scalp, it works by promoting the growth of hair follicles, thereby stimulating hair growth. When used on skin, it reduces oil production in the skin, replenishes acne-prone skin and helps keep your pores open.

T Nac Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
T Nac Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
UNSAFE
T Nac Cream is unsafe to use during lactation. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of T Nac Cream?

If you miss a dose of T Nac Cream, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed T Nac Cream for the treatment of acne.
  • Clean the area to be treated with water and a non-medicated soap, and let it dry for 20-30 minutes before applying T Nac Cream.
  • It may increase the severity of the lesions in the first few weeks of use. Continue using it as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause stinging sensation or a feeling of warmth when you first start using it. Inform your doctor if this persists.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight while using T Nac Cream as it increases the sensitivity of your skin. Use protective measures such as sun-cream or protective clothing.
  • Do not use T Nac Cream if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to T Nac

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Want to whiten my skin will NAC , alpha lipoic acid and vitamin c combination help
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Skin Specialist
We can not change our natural colour, depigmenting creams can reduce tanning and blemishes, type of cream to be used depends on type of pigmentation.
T/t for cholethiasis suffering from 30nyrs 20mm calculi
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Ayurveda
Surgery is the only treatment
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FAQs

Q. I am a woman, what should I do if I am planning to become pregnant?

Talk to your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant while taking T Nac. You should never get pregnant while taking T Nac because this medicine can harm your baby. The pregnancy needs to be terminated if you become pregnant while taking T Nac.

Q. Why does T Nac cause dry skin, dry lips and dry nose, and how to manage them?

One of the most common side effects due to T Nac is dryness of skin, nose and lips. T Nac reduces the secretion of oil, thereby, causing dryness of skin. Dryness due to T Nac can be managed by applying moisturizer or lubricant like Vaseline. You can also apply lip balm to relieve cracked and dry lips.

Q. Can I undergo cosmetic procedures while taking T Nac?

Your doctor will decide whether you can continue taking or stop taking T Nac before cosmetic procedures. Please ensure that your doctor knows about all the medicines you are taking before any cosmetic procedure.

Q. Is it safe to use T Nac?

Yes, T Nac is safe to take when taken according to your doctor's advice. However, like all medicines, even this medicine has some side effects, but it is not necessary that anyone who is taking these medicines might get all of the side effects. Please talk to your doctor if you get any unpleasant effects while taking this medicine.

Q. How long am I supposed to use T Nac?

Your doctor will decide the duration of your treatment depending on the severity of your disease and the results of your lab tests. On average, the treatment with T Nac may last for 4-5 months.

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