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Takfa Ointment


Overview

Takfa Ointment side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Takfa 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 Takfa Ointment works

Takfa Ointment is an immunosuppressant. It works by suppressing the activity of certain immune cells that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) of the skin. This relieves itching and improves rashes in atopic dermatitis.

Takfa Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Takfa Ointment 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
Takfa Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Takfa Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Takfa Ointment, 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Takfa Ointment
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Expert Advice

  • Takfa Ointment is effective at treating eczema (atopic dermatitis) when other treatment options have failed.
  • It works by decreasing itching, redness, and skin rashes.
  • Apply thinly, to affected areas of skin only. Clean the affected area and dry well before applying Takfa Ointment. Avoid contact with water after application.
  • Inform your doctor if there's no improvement even after two weeks of treatment, or if the skin gets worse.
  • Don't cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Stop using Takfa Ointment and consult your doctor if your eczema becomes infected.
  • Continuous long-term use of the ointment should be avoided. Use as prescribed by you doctor.

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References
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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